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May 3rd 2012, 8:38 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Hi Sally....so pleased your move back with hubby and kitties went so well and that you have found such a wonderful place to live. Knaresborough sounds like a wonderful town. Can't wait to start...
May 2nd 2012, 7:46 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Hi Barb........he has settled down amazingly well and says it just feels right living here. Seems to be understanding the local dialect much better now too.:rofl:
I am loving being back too and have...
May 2nd 2012, 7:38 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Hey Rodney...great to hear from you. It would be great to come up for the reunion but really don't know if we would be able to get away. I will keep track of your plans on here and if there is any...
May 2nd 2012, 7:34 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Thanks mate,,,,good to see so many of you still around. :)
May 1st 2012, 8:35 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Well after a very long absence and a very busy year I felt it was long overdue to post again. I see a lot of the old timers are still here and a few more have moved back to these shores. Hopefully...
Jul 15th 2011, 11:00 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

That is amazing news Trotty. I am so happy for you and your husbsnd.
Jul 12th 2011, 10:14 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

It's been a while since I have been here and thought I would give a brief update on our goings on in Brixham, Devon.

We are busy every day with ongoing renovations. The new slate roof on the house...
Jun 7th 2011, 12:37 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

That would be Rodney's birthday of course.
Jun 7th 2011, 12:35 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

:cake::beer::D:beer::beer::beer::wink_smile:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR YESTERDAY.....Hope you had a great Day !!!!
May 25th 2011, 7:20 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: Unexpected Pet Import Charges?

I believe it said it could take between 4 - 6 hours so I was lingering at Heathrow waiting to pick her up. I phoned DEFRA after 2 hours and they told me she was ready to pick up.
May 25th 2011, 7:17 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: Unexpected Pet Import Charges?

We brought our cat over from Canada in March this year and they used the same wording. I am sure it is just to cover themselves. We paid no extra fees at Heathrow.
May 25th 2011, 2:59 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

I am afraid I am guilty of doing the same. Not exactly brilliant when it comes to bargaining !! :rofl: Welcome to the Forum Welshie.:thumbup:
May 24th 2011, 6:55 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Congratulations Barb......so happy for you.:) Sounds like you are really landing on your feet.

Finding some great car boot sales down this way. Hope your sat nav finds one for you soon.
May 23rd 2011, 3:12 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

We are having to do a little more work than originally expected but all in all it is going quite well. We hope to have the cottage ready for holiday rentals in a couple of months and also 1 B & B...
May 23rd 2011, 7:36 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Check this out Rodney......

http://www.ageconcernportsmouth.org.uk/index.cfm

I see drop in centres all over the South West where one can drop infor coffee, cake and chat etc. Not sure...
May 23rd 2011, 7:23 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Nice to see your post Trotty with the updates. You are a gem.

Yes it will be a new slate roof.....just seems right over here. The cottage has a red roof...double Roman tiles. That will be power...
May 23rd 2011, 7:13 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

I'm not sure if this link has been posted before or not.

Age Concern UK has a great deal of information on their web site. Hope it will be useful to some.
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May 22nd 2011, 10:24 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Yes it was taken into account with the purchase price. It was an original slate roof 100 years old but the overgrown Wysteria had taken it's toll over the years. Now much trimmed down and managable.
May 22nd 2011, 6:53 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: Location, location, location

Here's one I liked the look of in Brixham at this price.

http://www.findaproperty.com/displayprop.aspx?edid=00&salerent=0&pid=8719032
May 22nd 2011, 6:19 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Hope you managed to find a car boot sale. That's exactly what we did today. You can sure pick up some good buys there. For us it was plants today which I have spent the afternoon planting. After...
May 20th 2011, 3:22 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

That's great Rodney...what service. They are just about to open two more NHS dentist's offices here in Brixham. The NHS web site is brilliant as it will tell you which dentists there are closest to...
May 16th 2011, 9:16 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Ditto...................Great to read your updates. Do hope you will come back more often.
May 16th 2011, 10:11 am
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Posted By HighTide

Re: Recomended shipping companies from BC Canada back to UK?

We also used Tippet Richardson and so far have found them to be very efficient. Our partial container is actually en route from Vancouver to the UK and is scheduled to arrive on May 21st. at Tilbury....
May 13th 2011, 7:16 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: How often have you moved?

And it was very nearly Salt Spring Island this last time but am so happy that England was the final choice. :thumbsup:
May 12th 2011, 11:52 pm
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Posted By HighTide

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

How about the Notice Board beside Barb's Bakery !! :)
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