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Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2008, 12:29 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By carolinelaurie

short term rental mountain creek

We have a 4 bedroom house (one storey home as they say here in oz) which we have lived in for the past year in mountain creek. We have put new carpet, curtains, blinds, new paint everywhere. Have...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2008, 12:23 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Website for holiday rentals on the sunshine coast

not sure when or where on the sunshine coast you are heading but we have a four bedroom with double garage and pool in mountain creek which we will be offering for sort term holiday rental. New...
Forum: Australia
Sep 20th 2008, 12:29 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: How do you cope with the guilt

:rofl:I feel for you i really do. I felt so guilty, sick and an awful daughter taking my two boys away from my mum and dad. They spent every weekend visiting them in the uk and often stayed over. My...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 2:46 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,378
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Fabulous Sunshine Coast School

The schools asked us for their last school report, i dont think it really matters about the acamdemic bit, they have a form class which is split for maths and english into groups for bottom middle...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 2:39 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,378
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Fabulous Sunshine Coast School

Hi my children go to Immanual please dont panic, we are not religious, my children arent even christened, we are not married all the things that we should be we are not!!! We were worried that we had...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 2:14 am
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: staying for the kids

This is a question i have asked myself. I do love it here. I came out knowing it would be hard, but boy never realised just how much. I found the first 6 weeks hard, could easily have gone home, but...
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2008, 1:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,378
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Fabulous Sunshine Coast School

Hi The school is fab. Cost depends on the year the child goes into. We pay for both our children just over $10,000 for the year ($2500 per term for both). You get a discount if you pay the fee up...
Forum: Australia
Dec 31st 2007, 2:32 am
Replies: 18
Views: 4,378
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Fabulous Sunshine Coast School

I would like to add that i agree with all said here. My children started immanuel in september and i have found it to be a great school. my kids love it, the parents are all very friendly and go out...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2007, 1:19 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,291
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Where one partner doesn't want to move?

I would like you to know that i was like your partner a definate NO for over 10 years, (hopefully you wont have to wait that long!!!) i then began to see how unhappy my partner was with work and day...
Forum: Australia
Dec 24th 2007, 6:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: wake me up on Boxing day

I so feel the same. I am putting on a brave face for the kids but deep down am dreading waking up tomorrow on Christmas day. We always used to spend christmas day on our own anyway so not sure why i...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 11:29 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Struggling with settling in.

This is true we took deposit, passports, references, bank statements etc etc to every viewing as you will need to apply there and then
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 11:27 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Struggling with settling in.

Hi there please dont panic.. I know easy for me to say but i have been there too. We arrived three months ago and stayed in holiday accommodation. We have two dogs and like you began to panic as...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 11:14 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By carolinelaurie

motorbike arrived now we have to collect it!!! Advice on this please

Hi there

Our possessions are being delivered next week and we cant wait but apparently although we have paid door to door removals it did not include the bike. They have taken it off the container...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2007, 2:22 am
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By carolinelaurie

anyone in need of single beds????

Hi we are soon to get our furniture. Been without it since the 13th August just sat at the dock at Felixstowe for 2 weeks before it left for Australia. Anyway our stuff is finally ready to be...
Forum: Australia
Nov 7th 2007, 12:34 am
Replies: 112
Views: 7,683
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Web sites for downloading UK TV?

woow thanks for that just watched the wedding sad as it sounds really miss corri and eastenders. Any links for eastenders would be greastly appreciated:rofl:
Forum: Australia
Nov 6th 2007, 11:41 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By carolinelaurie

CHANCELLOR PARK/SIPPY DOWNS - SUNSHINE COAST

I thought i would let anyone know who was interested that we are about to break our lease on a brand new 4 bedroom one storey (bungalow to you and i) at home. has double garage, main bedroom with...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2007, 12:36 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,243
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Anti-Mosquito spray

:rofl:

We use this product too and it deffinately works. Someone also told me if you eat marmite or vegimite this is suppose to help. Not sure if they were pulling my leg but i eat the stuff...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2007, 1:05 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: re-newing my british passport in australia!

thank you feel a little better knowing that.

Caroline
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2007, 12:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By carolinelaurie

re-newing my british passport in australia!

Can any one help me. My passport runs out in May next year. I did not want to risk sending it off in the uk before we left incase it did not turn up in time for my flight to Australia. I am now here...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2007, 12:50 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,888
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Did anyone use Westpac for a mortgage?

I am interested in your situation can you pm me. We have money in westpac and recently went to see them for an investment mortgage. We also can borrow quite a bit of money and like you want to invest...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2007, 5:56 am
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By carolinelaurie

FRANCHISES? ADVISE BUY OR NOT TO BUY?

We have only been here 6 weeks but it is apparant that wages are much lower here than we are used too in the UK. We did know this before we came out and we do appreciate that cost of living is...
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2007, 1:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: GAS OR PLUMBING WORK ON OR NEAR SUNSHINE COAST

Yes in Queensland. Arrived 6 weeks ago. Have pm you
Forum: Australia
Oct 3rd 2007, 1:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By carolinelaurie

GAS OR PLUMBING WORK ON OR NEAR SUNSHINE COAST

Just wondering if there are any fellow plumbers/gas fitters who are currently working who know there employers are or will be looking for additional employees!!!

I have my Queensland Plumbers and...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2007, 1:27 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 7,835
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: Did you regret taking/not taking your house contents???

Our stuff should arrive in next four weeks. We have a 20ft container and bought everything that would fit. I wish i had not bothered. This is only my personal opinion i am going to be glad to receive...
Forum: Australia
Sep 24th 2007, 12:33 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,640
Posted By carolinelaurie

Re: New to the Sunshine Coast

Hi guys

I am Caroline (34), partner is Laurie (41) have two boys aged 10 and 7. We are building on Kawana Island. Like others mention here it has a great feel about the island. Not far from the...
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