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Jul 4th 2016, 8:23 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,624
Posted By joelsa

Re: Expat Mortgages

Hi there, it might be worth getting some advise from an independent mortgage advisor. We have one who is a family friend and he said as long as we have a firm offer of employment, he can get us a...
Forum: Canada
Jan 7th 2015, 10:04 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,088
Posted By joelsa

Re: Where to live in Alberta.


I don't know what Lethbridge has to offer but I do know that Red Deer has a fantastic Rec center
Collicutt Centre - The City of Red Deer...
Forum: Back Home
Jan 4th 2015, 10:10 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 5,672
Posted By joelsa

Re: Back 3 months... Sort of

Just out of interest, how old are your children and how are they accepting the move? I have a 15 year old who is resisting! Also have 12 & 9 year olds.

Good luck!
Forum: Canada
Dec 11th 2014, 3:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By joelsa

Re: Travelling on 2 passports

Good to know, Thanks
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2014, 8:47 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By joelsa

Re: Travelling on 2 passports

Thanks everyone. I'll take both, just incase I'm asked, but only present one. I'm flying into Heathrow so think I'll present my UK one there, as I'm sure the non EU passport line will be huge....
Forum: Canada
Dec 8th 2014, 3:16 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By joelsa

Travelling on 2 passports

Does anyone/has anyone with a UK and Canadian passport, travelled using both.
i.e using our UK passports when we fly to England and then use our Canadian passports when we return to Canada. Or...
Apr 6th 2014, 2:48 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By joelsa

Re: For those that have had their ceremony

Thanks for the reply, I'll take a look at the website!:)
Apr 5th 2014, 6:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By joelsa

For those that have had their ceremony

For anyone that has already had their citizenship ceremony, do your underage children HAVE to be present?
I was just wondering, as they are becoming citizens as well, if they would have to be...
Jun 14th 2010, 8:49 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,573
Posted By joelsa

Re: any "lucy Jordan" type regrets?

Italy for me too, the Amalfi coast. The Pyramids, Barcelona to see the Gaudi buildings, oh and the Last night of the Proms.
Had all of Europe on my doorstep but kept flying across the Atlantic for...
Forum: Canada
May 7th 2010, 7:57 pm
Replies: 133
Views: 13,671
Posted By joelsa

Re: Would you do it all again?


Although i always wanted to live and work in different country, so i feel i have scratched that itch!!
So yes would probabaly do it again!

I wish i had felt more settled & happy in the UK...
Apr 2nd 2010, 5:59 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By joelsa

Re: Wedding entertainment for kids?

I have face painted at weddings before. Find someone who can make balloons aswell and they'll be well entertained for a couple of hours, even the older ones, trust me!
Feb 4th 2010, 11:20 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 2,886
Posted By joelsa

Re: For the newcomers to the forum it's the annual Google your own name thread!

A Senior vice president
An equestrian event organiser
A Shar-pei breeder
A Florist
A point to point racing steward
Jan 29th 2010, 3:30 am
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By joelsa

Re: A dog question...

Does he shake it all about? :rofl:

(sorry, i just couldn't resist)
Forum: Canada
Jan 4th 2010, 4:46 am
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By joelsa

Re: Chips in Calgary

I had the opposite when i went there, fish was deep fried cardboard and the chips resembled British ones. I gues it depends whose frying!
Jan 4th 2010, 4:36 am
Replies: 57
Views: 7,872
Posted By joelsa

Re: Going home - under sad circumstances

So sorry for your loss.
This is a very hard time you're going through so please don't be too hard on yourself - you can't change what is.
Dec 29th 2009, 4:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,543
Posted By joelsa

Re: recieved request medical & RPRF, but wife is pregnant

I wish i had known that!

We got our med request in the March and our baby was due in the August. We wrote to the CHC explaining this and they said to just wait until the baby was born, add him to...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2009, 4:23 am
Replies: 183
Views: 50,315
Posted By joelsa

Re: Canadia equivalents to those British things we take for granted

I've found a tin of sweets in our local No Frills (superstore/loblaws).
They're the Presidents Choice brand and they're called High Street! The packaging, the picture on the back and the fact...
Forum: Canada
Nov 25th 2009, 3:21 am
Replies: 186
Views: 12,626
Posted By joelsa

Re: Standards of driving in Canada

It's the opposite!
The police are far too over worked catching offenders of minor (traffic) offenses, that they fail to see the real dangerous, accident causing morons out there on roads.
Nov 25th 2009, 2:51 am
Replies: 51
Views: 11,322
Posted By joelsa

Re: Yorkshire Pudding

This is the recipe i use too, although just lately they have been of the hockey puck variety. Must be the air pressure;)
Forum: Canada
Nov 23rd 2009, 5:28 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,916
Posted By joelsa

Re: Bleak Reading

I agree with you there.

The problem isn't so much the whole of Canada. It's the Provinces and the red Tape that they all put up for us to jump through.
Doctors who end up burger flipping,...
Nov 3rd 2009, 8:39 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,961
Posted By joelsa

Re: Marmite and PG Tips in the container?

I'd say Go for it! There's tonnes of stuff i wish i'd bought with me but dithered about. Should i, shouldn't i?

I've met people here who packed their own container and she bought EVERYTHING in her...
Oct 7th 2009, 11:06 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,017
Posted By joelsa

Oct 5th 2009, 11:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By joelsa

Re: It's a girl!!

Congratulations to you & your family :)
Sep 27th 2009, 3:48 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,086
Posted By joelsa

Re: what was going on?

Depends if the group were all together or not.

Assuming they were, I wouldn't have any qualms walking near/through/around them here in Canada. They would more than likely politely step aside to...
Sep 26th 2009, 1:37 am
Replies: 99
Views: 4,337
Posted By joelsa

Re: how much of a slut are you?

Ann, i couldn't have put it better myself. We have loads of 'stuff' (especially since the kids started back at school and come home with endless bits of paper)
We're never having another island in...
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