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Forum: Australia
Sep 1st 2011, 11:52 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 13,736
Posted By binbird

Re: Semi-rural (horsy suburbs) in Sydney

Terrey Hills is one hour on the bus. Can drive it in 40 mins in no traffic though :)
Aug 30th 2011, 8:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,499
Posted By binbird

Re: We never expected to be in Dalby!

Glad to hear it has all worked out (apart from the boat's point of view!)

We drove from Sydney to Dalby to pick up our Border Collie puppy almost a year ago! Had never heard of the place before...
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2011, 10:21 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC 8 Feb

I imagine people will be there from about 11am to 2pm. Hope you can make it. . . .
Forum: Australia
Feb 7th 2011, 9:55 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC 8 Feb

[QUOTE=Dimples01;9159704]Hi
Sorry but I can't make it today - my daughter is sick . . . .

Must be something in the air! My youngest daughter is sick too! But..... just another ear infection...
Forum: Australia
Feb 3rd 2011, 11:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC 8 Feb

Ok - I know of another 2 possibles at this stage and I am thinking that a convenient central meeting point would be the cafe at Eden Garden Centre, Ryde. (Street Address: Corner Lane Cove and...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2011, 12:02 pm
Replies: 6,964
Views: 525,741
Posted By binbird

Re: What's the Temperature where you are now?

Yep - the heat we have had today has usually been broken by a nice wind whipping up and a fantastic light show! I prefer it that way!
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2011, 10:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,505
Posted By binbird

Sydney FTC 8 Feb

Kids are back in school - time for us mums (and other ladies with time on their hands!) to get together for coffee / lunch and chat!

So, who is free from about 11am next Tuesday? When we have the...
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2011, 7:07 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By binbird

Re: Any new arrivals Northern Beaches / North Shore (Sydney)?

Just a heads up to all that we will be having our regular monthly meet the second Tuesday of the month (8th) to allow kids time to settle back into school. So look out for a thread which I will...
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2011, 8:56 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By binbird

Re: Any new arrivals Northern Beaches / North Shore (Sydney)?

Collaroy - somewhere near the rock pool so the children can easily have the choice of pool or ocean without us having to move!

No-one can get there before midday so if you are coming we'll be out...
Forum: Australia
Jan 16th 2011, 10:26 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By binbird

Re: Any new arrivals Northern Beaches / North Shore (Sydney)?

A few of us are trying to get together on Monday.

A beach day it is though we are still trying to decide which one! Spoilt for choice, that's our problem!

Hope to be able to post the decision...
Forum: Australia
Jan 14th 2011, 7:01 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,638
Posted By binbird

Any new arrivals Northern Beaches / North Shore (Sydney)?

Wanting to organise a meet for anyone new to the area (or any oldies!) on Monday or Tuesday (sorry for short notice!) Under the guise of FTC but it is clearly not the first Tuesday of the month!
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 8th 2010, 2:13 am
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC meet December

Hi Clare

Looks like there should be 5-6 of us so listen out for English accents! I imagine we will be there until at least 1.30 - 2pm so there should be plenty of time for you to come on after...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2010, 7:14 am
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC meet December

Good to see a few people can make it.

So, to confirm - let's meet at Terrey Hills Tavern from 11am - should be enough tables there without the need to book so we'll aim for one outside. First...
Forum: Australia
Dec 2nd 2010, 5:09 am
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By binbird

Sydney FTC meet December

Hello! We are into December now so time to try and squeeze in a last get together before the kids break up! (Not that kids aren't welcome of course!)

I am not going to be able to make the first...
Forum: Australia
Dec 2nd 2010, 5:04 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC meet for November

Hi Clare

Welcome to our little part of Sydney! Can we blame you for bringing this foul weather?! :D

I am dithering a little re organising something for December. We usually meet the first...
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2010, 1:52 am
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By binbird

Re: Babysitters in Sydney

If you look up Sydney Newcomers they run a babysitting circle - would it be an option for you to join that? Cheaper than babysitters and you may make some friends in the process!

Hope you get a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 19th 2010, 8:42 am
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By binbird

Re: Accomodation Recommendation in Sydney

Hi - hope the move goes smoothly. Another place you might consider if Terrey Hills is convenient is Chequers Resort and Conference Centre. I believe it has recently been refurbished and has very...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 8th 2010, 10:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,889
Posted By binbird

Re: Subaru Outback or something else?

There are some 7-seaters with rear seats that fold flat into the floor space (eg Nissan Pathfinder) so don't eliminate them without a bit of research - I am sure there are other car manufacturers...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2010, 3:38 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC meet for November

Another bump from me to say that I will be having surgery on my hand on Monday so won't be able to join you at the Tavern. But, have a drink for me!!! :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2010, 10:04 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By binbird

Re: Advice re hospital costs please

Thanks ABC and tking. And the checklist looks a fantastic document. Feeling more confident about meeting the surgeon now! :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 2nd 2010, 11:28 am
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By binbird

Advice re hospital costs please

I haven't needed to ask a question on here for a long while (been here for 5 years) but now I need an operation to repair a tendon in my left hand I have plenty of questions!

I have private...
Forum: Australia
Nov 1st 2010, 10:03 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney FTC meet for November

Just bumping this so people know the arrangements for NEXT week. . . . .
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2010, 11:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By binbird

Sydney FTC meet for November

Hiya

Anyone who has been here long enough knows it is Melbourne Cup Day the first Tuesday of November. Unfortunately I will be working and I know a few of our regulars will be putting on their...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2010, 7:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By binbird

Re: FTC Tues 5th

We will still be settling turbo in but feel free to organize something without me! B x
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2010, 11:38 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,620
Posted By binbird

Re: Sydney meet (FTC) 7th September

And it's me getting a new man in my life (I find one just isn't enough! :D)

And we finally agreed on "Turbo" so I can sleep again!
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