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Forum: USA
Dec 2nd 2013, 4:11 pm
Replies: 730
Views: 119,048
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Uk passport renewal times in the USA

Type: Standard child renewal
Date sent: NOV 12th, arrived NOV 14th
Date payment taken: NOV 18th
Date received old documents: NOV 27th
Date new passport arrived: NOV 29th
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2013, 6:20 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,022
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Salad Cream

I buy it from Amazon ... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001EQ5ACC/ref=oh_details_o08_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

works out to be competitive with our local British shop and I don't get tempted by...
Forum: USA
Apr 24th 2006, 6:10 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,860
Posted By paul_TX

Forum: USA
Apr 24th 2006, 3:14 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 1,860
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Suggestions for mini-break please!

Now, don't laugh, but how about Dallas?

Great shopping at Grapevine Mills or the Galleria if they want more "up-market". Also, my daughters (17 and 15) have discovered a store called Sam Moon...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2006, 6:39 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By paul_TX

Re: My company has decided I'm a keeper...

Thanks to everyone for your responses and congrats!
I'll be talking with the immigration attorney later this week so will make sure all the i's are dotted etc etc.

Only down side is, it's the...
Forum: USA
Apr 17th 2006, 3:56 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By paul_TX

My company has decided I'm a keeper...

We've been here for a little over a year on an L1-A and I have just heard from my boss this morning that the company wants to sponsor me for a Green Card!!

That's really great news for us as I...
Forum: USA
Mar 31st 2006, 4:37 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By paul_TX

Re: I used to believe

There's no Father Christmas??????:confused: :confused: :eek:
Thanks for breaking it so gently to me!:)
Forum: USA
Mar 23rd 2006, 3:02 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Calling all Texas drunks

....or to shoot a President from the 6th floor of a book depository!
:D
Forum: USA
Mar 21st 2006, 9:40 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Verizon FIOS

I've got FIOS TV and Internet....and they're both GREAT!
We were lucky because our town (city) was chosen to trial the TV service and we were able to dump Charter Cable.

Quality of the TV...
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2006, 3:58 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,585
Posted By paul_TX

Re: What is there to do?

Learn to say y'all !

But, before you leave the UK, get your kids school to supply you with their records etc. We had quite a delay here (especially with the older kids) because the school in the...
Forum: USA
Mar 15th 2006, 3:09 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Vehicle import from UK

Hey Big D, let me know if you need any advice with that. I wanted something a little different in the UK before we came here so I shipped over a Dodge Durango from Arlington to UK.

Unfortunately,...
Forum: USA
Mar 14th 2006, 3:32 pm
Replies: 177
Views: 8,689
Posted By paul_TX

Re: The Joy of HOA

If that's "slightly OT", I'd hate to see you go waaaaaay OT :rolleyes:
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2006, 2:58 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,989
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Britax Car Seats

You were unlucky :( . European Aviation are a leasing company / charter outfit and although they were flying under the guise of BA, they are not bound by any of the BA policies and will use their...
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2006, 2:38 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,989
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Britax Car Seats

Most airlines (decent one's at least) would have a list of approved seats so get them to check that list if the label is worn.

Also, some airlines publish the list on their websites...or at least...
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2006, 2:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 7,989
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Britax Car Seats

We've always used US car seats in the UK and had no problem at all.

Also, if you're doing the "hoping across the pond" thing often, then you might look at which carseats are FAA approved so your...
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2006, 5:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Central Market, Plano....worth a visit?

:)

We're in Keller (near Southlake/Grapevine)....a good 30-40 drive from Plano
Forum: USA
Mar 8th 2006, 5:09 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 5,326
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Ways to get British TV (BBC America is a missed opportunity)

Weren't they shutdown by the BEEB last year? Wonder how they're getting around this now?
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2006, 2:22 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By paul_TX

Re: ....and world peace, Stan

Trouble is, both are girls ....girls without SSN's so cannot work, but still want to keep up with their friends (who do all work part-time). So, muggins here is funding everything.

Tried putting...
Forum: USA
Mar 5th 2006, 2:15 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By paul_TX

Re: ....and world peace, Stan

Welcome to my world!!....a 17 yr old and a 15yr old...aaarrrggghhhhh
Forum: USA
Mar 4th 2006, 11:16 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Central Market, Plano....worth a visit?

Thanks guys,

Well, we did go and you're right, Kroger has most of what Central Market has so probably won't be going again until the Southlake one opens. And yes, Big D, Cheescake Factory is...
Forum: USA
Mar 4th 2006, 3:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By paul_TX

Central Market, Plano....worth a visit?

Look's like we'll be in the Plano area this afternoon. Is it worth trying to find Central Market for UK stuff, or is it just the same stuff they sell in Kroger etc?

I've seen mention on here...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2006, 8:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,189
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Conversation at the airport

Just a note about Airlines overbooking -

If they didn't overbook flights we would all be on here moaning about the price of air travel!

OP, which airline was this? Always look for the self...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2006, 4:13 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 3,131
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Flying the flag ??

Doh!....just looked at your posting and OK, I should have followed your link.

BUT...in my defence I was replying to a post much later on in the thread so it's them that should have followed your...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2006, 1:27 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Trolly dolly throws a wobbler

Aha, thus the origins of the expression "The shit hit the man"....but as that saying didn't seem to take off, more research was done and it was discovered that your friend was indeed very fond of...
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2006, 2:05 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,131
Posted By paul_TX

Re: Flying the flag ??

Do you mean this one??
http://www.flagstuff.com/pages/hist-grand-union.html
http://www.flagstuff.com/images/pageimages/historic-flags/historic-american/grand-union-page.gif
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