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Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2012, 12:33 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,345
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Moving to Florida USA any help would be helpful

Myself and OH got covered with Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida, went through a broker, we told him exactly what we wanted and he came up with the best policy. My OH was ill last year (first time...
Forum: USA
Jun 18th 2012, 12:25 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 17,815
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Moving to Florida

I would 100% agree in renting for at least 1 year before buying a place. We rented for a year and said we would do another 12 month rental but then made the mistake of going to look at a house that...
Jun 18th 2012, 12:18 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: 11 Weeks and Counting

I've been home five months now and I LOVE it. Okay so the weather stinks but I will not allow it to get me down, I just put my umberella or my hood up. I've been working full time since March and...
May 22nd 2012, 7:49 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Four months home update

I tried to be a stay at home wife, not by choice, but by visa restrictions first year was okay after that I nearly went stir crazy so I'm loving being back to the grind lol. Weather has been lovely...
May 22nd 2012, 8:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By margaretmwilson

Four months home update

Hi all, I thought I'd just put on a quick update of whats been going on since I arrived back home to the UK, with my dog Alfie, since January. We arrived back home on 27 January to Manchester...
Forum: USA
Jan 25th 2012, 1:18 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 9,678
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Dog to Florida from the UK.....help!

We brought our dog from the UK to Florida in 2009. He had to have microchip, rabies jab then a rabies titre test. Then I think 10 a few days prior to travel he had to have a fitness to fly...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 2nd 2012, 10:28 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 19,896
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: I NOW HATE WETHERSPOONS

I've got a good one too. My son and his wife (aged 27 & 26) went into Sainsbury's to buy some wine, they were accompanied by my daughter-in-law's sister who was 14. They wouldn't serve my son with...
Dec 18th 2011, 8:12 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 150,352
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

I rang Defra, they were so helpful. As we brought the dog over here with an EU Pet Passport, which has all his rabies, titres and previous vaccinations, all we need to do is have the tapeworm...
Dec 16th 2011, 12:40 am
Replies: 403
Views: 150,352
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

To be honest, I did ring the vet with many queries and he just said "yes" to everything and I got the feeling that he hadn't really covered this before. I'm just a bit stressed out that I wont' have...
Dec 15th 2011, 8:11 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 150,352
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: New DEFRA Regs from January 2012

Hi I'm not sure if this has already been covered, I've looked but can't find that it has. I am returning to the UK at the end of January 2012 with my dog. I am using a UK based company who have...
Forum: USA
Nov 26th 2011, 3:59 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 11,012
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: The Christmas what do you miss thread

Family:(, pigs in blankets made with "proper" butchers sausages and dare I say in..............SNOW!!!:)
Nov 24th 2011, 7:44 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Private health insurance?

Dunroving you are absolutely spot on, a lot depends on your general practitioner and how good they are, I have dealt with excellent GP's and some right stinkers. In the case of my mother, she was...
Nov 24th 2011, 2:12 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Private health insurance?

This is exactly what I mean about the ignorance of some American's thinking the UK Healthcare system is outdated and stuck in the dark ages. My mother also had a skin cancer concern, we went to the...
Forum: USA
Nov 21st 2011, 6:43 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,914
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Manchester Airport to New York

NEW YORK CITY FIFTH AVENUE
13 WEST 45TH STREET NEW YORK CITY , NEW YORK 10036 United States
Hotel Front Desk: 212-302-9088 Hotel Fax: 212-302-3088


I can absolutely recommend this hotel but...
Nov 21st 2011, 6:16 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,180
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Private health insurance?

Dont listen too much to the horror stories, I worked in the NHS for 30 years before coming to the USA in 2009. There have been lots of new targets set in place by the government and it is all about...
Nov 18th 2011, 5:27 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 27,022
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Any regrets on moving back to the UK?

I liked it at the time because it was "easy" and I'm lazy with my hair. I too have the "waves" and here in Florida humidity I tend to look like Monica in the episode of Friends where her hair just...
Nov 18th 2011, 4:00 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 27,022
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Any regrets on moving back to the UK?

Posh bob!!! based on the hairstyle by "Posh spice". Been there, done that hairstyle, lol.
Forum: Canada
Nov 18th 2011, 3:52 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,693
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Cheapest ways to keep in touch with family in UK

Hi, we have skype installed on our laptop and we pay $5.00 per month for unlimited calls to the UK and free skype to skype calls. We bought bluetooth last week and its great, I can still do my...
Nov 18th 2011, 1:36 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Anybody gone back to the UK without partner

I've actually been to Fort Myers many moons ago, just passing through, and I have heard that saying:D. Where we are they say it is "gods waiting room"!!! When we go out to dinner or to have drinks,...
Nov 18th 2011, 7:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Anybody gone back to the UK without partner

Hi alicat26, yes I think we pretty much have made up our minds and I will be making preparations to go back to the UK with our dog in January. Nine months is a long time to be apart from each other...
Nov 17th 2011, 8:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Anybody gone back to the UK without partner

SanDiegoGirl I am proud of you!!! You did the flip of my OH and myself when we came here in 2009, he came over and started our new life while I buried the old life in blighty. Mind you it was only 5...
Nov 17th 2011, 7:24 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Anybody gone back to the UK without partner

This is pretty much our exact situation. Our house is currently up for sale, unfortunately I cannot work here due to the H4 visa:frown: so the chance of having a job sorted out in the UK would be...
Nov 17th 2011, 5:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By margaretmwilson

Anybody gone back to the UK without partner

Hi I'm pretty new to posting topics on here so please excuse me if I make any gaffs. My OH and I have been in Florida since 2009, things haven't quite gone as we would have hoped and we are making...
Forum: USA
Nov 16th 2011, 9:01 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,268
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: Last minute jitters......

I had last minute jitters a year ago, even when we were sitting around the table when closing the deal but I sat there and said nothing. Here we are today with our house up for sale because things...
Nov 7th 2011, 6:49 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,053
Posted By margaretmwilson

Re: To Fly. To Serve. British Airways Advert

I used to work for Dan-Air, we did our fire training in an old burned out Comet at Gatwick Airport:rofl:! Didn't fly on them though. I was very surprised to see the BA advert though.
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