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Forum: Middle East
Jan 28th 2013, 6:47 am
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Buying overseas property

Thankyou Meow, I will PM you
Forum: Middle East
Jan 28th 2013, 5:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By BritGeek

Buying overseas property

As Uk citizens who have lived and worked here for 6 years, if we want a mortgage to buy a property in another country (ie not Uk or UAE), which options are open to us? Obviously we do not have an...
Jan 8th 2013, 4:07 am
Replies: 19
Views: 8,877
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Salary Expectations As A PA In Qatar

I've actually seen a job advert for 'good looking female PA aged 20-25' the advert did not stipulate any academic requirements whatsoever :eek:
Jan 7th 2013, 11:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,201
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Teaching English UAE need advice

Very true Mike (I am also an OU graduate) BUT you are forgetting that in this part of the world, unless your HR happens to be British they won't know what the OU is
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 31st 2012, 10:37 am
Replies: 59
Views: 3,418
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Christmas Presents - what did you get?

Living up to my username I got an Apple TV. Fab gadget, now I want one for the bedroom too!

And it does more than I thought, which is always a bonus
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 31st 2012, 9:54 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,393
Posted By BritGeek

Re: The National / The Entertainer

I've just ordered the fine dining book with the National, what's the other offer Meow? I'd like the family book too

Does anyone know what kind of vouchers are in the travel Entertainer? I didn't...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 31st 2012, 9:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Spyder Ski Gear

Yes, there is a very cheap shop in Bur Dubai called Winners which stocks Spyder and other ski wear, its on Mankhool Road next to the al Khaleej Centre and opposite the Ramada Hotel
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 24th 2012, 9:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Piers Morgan.... again........

:rofl: don't mince your words britexpat76
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 23rd 2012, 7:07 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,098
Posted By BritGeek

Re: So who's still here??

I'm here, working today and tomorrow then off to the Meridien Village for a christmas day over indulgance of grape beverages. Have christmas day compliments of my lovely employer as my 1 day per year...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2012, 7:04 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,198
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Did you work harder in the UK than in the Gulf?

:thumbsup: Never a truer word spoken Millhouse.

I think it totally depends on what your job is and who you work for. My previous positions were more hands-on in IT and I worked far longer hours...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2012, 6:58 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,198
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Did you work harder in the UK than in the Gulf?

My history teacher wrote that in my leavers book without the Saudi Arabia bit!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 23rd 2012, 4:04 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Today on EPW

ha ha, wish I had seen that one :lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 20th 2012, 11:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Today on EPW

I'm addicted already. Now you've told me about this there is no way that report is going to get done this afternoon
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 20th 2012, 10:14 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By BritGeek

Today on EPW

2 words - f***ing unelievable :eek:

I don't know why I even read it when it winds me up so much but its like watching Jeremy Kyle, Honey Boo Boo or other such car crash TV drivel; you are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 18th 2012, 12:57 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,270
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Are you off when you're off?

In my last job I was required to be on call literally 24/7, took phone calls whilst in a hospital bed, on a horse, on a tennis court etc. My boss thought nothing of phoning at 3am to discuss a new...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 18th 2012, 8:53 am
Replies: 79
Views: 4,127
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Your user ID

I'm from the Uk work as a software developer and love techie gadgets
Forum: Middle East
Dec 18th 2012, 6:02 am
Replies: 209
Views: 11,001
Posted By BritGeek

Re: How long have you been in the Gulf?

We've been here 6 years and regard it as my home (for now). We have kids and parents here until recently left for uni. We still own a property in the UK but I do not regard the UK as my home anymore....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 18th 2012, 5:56 am
Replies: 114
Views: 5,742
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Christmas Presents

1. A 3 week cruise round Asia/the Far East
2. Apple TV
3. I know I'll get nothing as were still recovering from the cost of setting up my daughter in an apartment and paying university fees

Mr...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 6th 2012, 6:07 am
Replies: 228
Views: 9,702
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Christmas Meet Up

Well I was there, had planned to anyway for dinner
Forum: Middle East
Nov 22nd 2012, 8:57 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,994
Posted By BritGeek

Re: University fees

To throw another idea in....we had the same problem with my daughter having been out of the UK for 5 years. After alot of research she has just started in Semmelweis University in Budapest. She is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2012, 8:40 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,900
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Bob Matthews

I just had a blonde moment, opened this thread expecting it to be about dog wormers :rofl:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 21st 2012, 11:27 am
Replies: 228
Views: 9,702
Posted By BritGeek

Re: Christmas Meet Up

Is this only for the regular crowd or can the lurkers who dont speak much come too?:D
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31st 2012, 12:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By BritGeek

Re: A Dog's life

Thanks Mike, that looks great. Unfortunately mine are toy sized so can't go but I will bookmark that page in the hope they do other events for the little breeds
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31st 2012, 7:48 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By BritGeek

Re: A Dog's life

I've just been on the phone and booked an appointment with the vets already for kennel cough jab. I'm more excited than the dogs will be! there's hardly anywhere they can go off lead here
Forum: Middle East
Oct 31st 2012, 7:21 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By BritGeek

Re: A Dog's life

How fantastic, I had no idea this existed. I'm definately going to take my 2 dogs there
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