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Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2008, 10:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

Generally the women meet up in the week for lunch when the older children are back in school mostly on a Thursday, Blacks Beach tavern, souths, marina, botanic gdns etc. Then we often meet on a...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2008, 4:05 am
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By claire doyle

Re: First Post.... Hunter Valley

We might be moving down there from Queensland ... dont know yet. Whats it like and whats there to do with a 13 yr old 8 yr old and 3 year old boy?? If we do decide to move down will let you know.
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2008, 10:12 am
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By claire doyle

Re: First Post.... Hunter Valley

Are you near Singleton?
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 8th 2008, 10:43 am
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By claire doyle

Re: The only Viking in the village

Rang swim club to book lessons for my son and was told (girl couldnt stop giggling) that I sound like that programme 'the only gay in the village!! Then she added that she thought my accent was...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 8th 2008, 7:18 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,009
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Are English ppl the biggest whingers in Aus.

Nice to see you other than the takeaways!! Who said us Welsh dont exist??? I know we are quiet but.... (we dont live in caves anymore .. even though Janet thinks we do) :thumbsup:
Hows the house...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2008, 6:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By claire doyle

Re: where are most of the mines in Queensland?

You can flyout of Australia and the time just gets taken out of the 2 years so say you went to the UK for a month you would have to be here 2 years and a month to get citizenship, i went overseas a...
Jul 7th 2008, 9:55 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By claire doyle

Re: It's been a while, -so here's an update! (quite long)

Its a pain! Good luck came out of our bad luck when we emigrated in 1997 we couldnt get what we paid for our house and the sale we did get fell through just before we were about to emigrate but then...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2008, 11:50 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By claire doyle

Re: anyone live near emerald

Emerald is about a 3 hr drive west of Rockhampton in Queensland. Rockhampton is sort of in between Cairns and Brisbane.
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2008, 6:41 am
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By claire doyle

Newcastle, singleton and Maitland .. anyone been there??

Going to be moving from sunny Queensland down to Hunter Valley anyone been there/ live there? Any advice????:confused:
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 11:27 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,387
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Back to Oz for the 2nd time

I think that when you have young children you miss having family around you and sometimes feel that they are missing out. The longer you stay in Australia the more you believe that you had such a...
Jul 5th 2008, 10:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By claire doyle

Re: It's been a while, -so here's an update! (quite long)

Dont let selling houses stop you! We nearly didnt come 11 years ago because our house sale fell through but ended up renting it out and still do to this day. If you arrive here and rent it makes you...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 1:59 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 7,125
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Losing Accent

Well my kids are picking up the accent but my strong Welsh accent is never going to go everyone says its lovely ... what they mean is they cant understand a bloody word i say!! I have changed the way...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 1:39 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 13,242
Posted By claire doyle

Re: just cant decide gold coast or perth???????

Perth is lovely and pretty and not to hectic but it costs a fortune to visit anywhere else in Australia and if you decide you dont like it and want to move over the East coast relocation would be...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 1:25 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,387
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Back to Oz for the 2nd time

We ping ponged but are here to stay now. You will always live with the "what ifs" the trouble is you miss home then when you go back you miss Oz and you never fully settle but you need to do a pro...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 11:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By claire doyle

Re: anyone live near emerald

Yep was living in Blackwater but i escaped! My second son was born in Emerald its a lOT better than Blackwater. Cinema Pool shops etc and you can always go fossiking for rubies (got a ring with a...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 11:33 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

:) And with a blink of an eye it was gone!!!!!!!:D

Should have studied computers!

Thanks:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2008, 11:27 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

My name is now Claire Lumpopo the wife of the son of the murdered King of the African Kingdom of Zanipipia Land. I now have the $30 Million in a Bank account which I helped him move to a place of...
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 8:33 am
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 6:55 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

We meet different places for lunch varies from week to week, meet at parks in school holidays. There are about 12 women varying in age. Havent any plans for next week yet. Where are you from?
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 6:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By claire doyle

Re: Any one living in Singleton or Maitland in the Hunter Valley????

The same!! I am just wondering whats to do in the days. Are you living in the Hunter?
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 1:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 2,226
Posted By claire doyle

Any one living in Singleton or Maitland in the Hunter Valley????

Hi at the moment we are deciding whether to move from Mackay in QLD down to Hunter Valley where my husband has been offered a job he is away in the week now and will be home every night if we move....
Forum: Australia
Jul 4th 2008, 1:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Smile Re: Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

Hi,

I live about 5 mins from Mackay hospital (been there a few times with my 3 boys!!)

Where are you from in the UK? I am from South Wales.

We have been in Mackay for 2 years we emigrated...
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2008, 2:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By claire doyle

Talking Are you new to Mackay? we are meeting on Thursday if you want to join us.

Hi there are a few of us that meet up on Thursdays and other days mostly British (welsh Irish and English). We have a good chat laugh and moan. Varies in age and kids so you will fit in.:thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2008, 2:30 am
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By claire doyle

Smile MoviWelsh ladty moving from Mackay to Brisbane where can i live???

Hi we are going to be moving from Mackay to Brisbane as my Hubby has a job in the city .. we want to live sunshine coast (ish) but need to live within sensible commuting distance for hubby. I have a...
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