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Dec 27th 2012, 3:56 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,699
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Anyone moving back to the UK from Canada?

Hi, we came back just four months ago. We lived in Nova Scotia for two and a half years, and it was my Canadian husband who suggested coming back to the UK. He's originally from Ontario and didn't...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By NoreenC

Re: My husband's 'Right of Abode'. Is it still valid?

He has a visa for Ancestry Leave to Remain which expires in Feb. 2014. He renewed it when he was still in the UK but didn't choose the Leave to Remain indefinitely option, because he wasn't planning...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By NoreenC

Re: My husband's 'Right of Abode'. Is it still valid?

No, he chose not to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain as he always intended to return to Canada to live. He is hoping that he still has that option upon his return to the UK, and that it has not...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,012
Posted By NoreenC

My husband's 'Right of Abode'. Is it still valid?

My Canadian born husband and I are returning to the UK after living in Nova Scotia for 2 and a half years. My husband lived and worked in the UK for over 7 years and now receives a UK State Pension....
Aug 9th 2012, 3:47 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,875
Posted By NoreenC

Re: UK breath of fresh air after NZ

Great to read of your experiences. I've been in Nova Scotia for over two years now but my Canadian husband made the decision to return to the UK. While I've enjoyed my time in NS, I'm looking forward...
Forum: Canada
Jun 22nd 2012, 12:09 pm
Replies: 423
Views: 36,681
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Is it REALLY much better????

I'm married to a Canadian who wanted to come back to Canada, because he thought things would be better here. He'd spent 7 years in the UK after our marriage. We've been here just over two years now,...
May 16th 2012, 2:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Moving back from Nova Scotia

Hi, yes, if you can PM please I would appreciate it. I'm interested in seeing your house is in Lancashire. I'm from Somerset but thinking of going to Lancashire. Have you settled back there okay?
May 15th 2012, 3:00 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By NoreenC

Moving back from Nova Scotia

Hi, after being here just over two years my Canadian husband has decided he wants to return to the UK! We brought a lot over with us, thinking it would be permanent, but can't afford to take it all...
Forum: Canada
Dec 3rd 2011, 11:10 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 5,134
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Caster sugar

I've found that the Atlantic Super Store's extra fine sugar is practically the same as caster sugar, whereas Sobey's fine sugar isn't the same. We're in Nova Scotia.
Forum: Canada
Sep 15th 2011, 11:18 am
Replies: 93
Views: 12,369
Posted By NoreenC

Re: cost of living in Nova Scotia

I agree with you. I'm here at present and will be for a while. As you say, food is so much cheaper, and I can buy half a cucumber:-)! My OH doesn't like them and it takes me a while to munch my way...
Aug 16th 2011, 1:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By NoreenC

Re: A word of praise for Air Canada.

Yes, I've always found that T3 is very efficient and the staff at Halifax have always been friendly. I had to change my next trip back to the UK from January to this month, as my daughter is ill with...
Forum: Canada
Aug 8th 2011, 1:22 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,878
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Is it worth shipping over DVDs to Canada?

We brought ours over and bought a reasonably priced multi-regional dvd player. It works fine.
Forum: Canada
Apr 26th 2011, 2:21 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 4,758
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Health care in Canada + Anxious!

I've been very happy with the medical care that I've received since arriving in Nova Scotia a year ago. I have a pacemaker and wanted to make sure that I was in the system for my annual check. I went...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2011, 1:46 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Imminent move to NS

I've been living in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia for almost a year now and feel very comfortable there. We're an older couple so weren't looking for the same things as you will be, but we've found the...
Forum: Canada
Apr 17th 2011, 1:40 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Phoning home

I use a Vox calling card which is especially for the UK. The connection charge is 29c and I've been talking to my daughter back in the UK for over an hour for that price! You can buy one for about...
Apr 12th 2011, 11:12 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,386
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Buried or cremated in Canada or the UK?

Thanks for the quick reply, Christian. Looks as if it's something I shouldn't need to worry about.
Apr 12th 2011, 8:45 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,386
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Buried or cremated in Canada or the UK?

My dad died when I was young - I was 12, so like you, I didn't have him around for a long time. I'm interested in that you said you've signed papers. I've told the person who deals with that sort of...
Apr 11th 2011, 8:48 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,386
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Buried or cremated in Canada or the UK?

I'd like my ashes to be placed in a grave with my dad back in the Somerset village churchyard where I lived (the village - not the churchyard!) before I came to Canada. I've nobody in Canada, apart...
Forum: Canada
Apr 11th 2011, 7:23 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 10,262
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Canada's ten worst place to live...

Well said, Cookie! I know your positive comments about New Glasgow before we came over were very encouraging, and we found you were right:)
Forum: Canada
Apr 10th 2011, 8:18 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 10,262
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Canada's ten worst place to live...

We've been living in New Glasgow almost a year and really like it. When we did a recce to NS we went to several places and felt comfortable there straightaway. We're an older couple so are looking...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6th 2011, 10:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,162
Posted By NoreenC

Re: just needed to share....

Hi Dotty,
I've just read your kind reply. Thank you. I hope that you're continuing to feel brighter. It's difficult isn't it? I don't know about BC ut when we came to Nova Scotia last year my...
Forum: Canada
Apr 1st 2011, 10:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,162
Posted By NoreenC

Re: just needed to share....

Sorry to hear that things aren't going well in your family at present. I have some understanding of how you probaly feel, as three months after I arrived in NS my daughter, in Engand, was diagnosed...
Forum: Canada
Mar 13th 2011, 12:38 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,758
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Radio equivalents

I've never heard him until now, and yes, he has mentioned he has an advice show tomorrow night. A friend in Somerset has just told me (via Facebook) that it was John Govier when I was there. I didn't...
Forum: Canada
Mar 12th 2011, 11:21 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,758
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Radio equivalents

I know what you mean. Right now, I'm listening to 'Somerset Sound' online and enjoying Graham Torrington's Saturday Night Love Songs - great music! As you say, it can be quite bizarre when I hear...
Forum: Canada
Mar 11th 2011, 5:14 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 3,758
Posted By NoreenC

Re: Radio equivalents

I listen to CBC1 which does some have some interesting programmes but not a lot of music. As someone else mentions there is a lot of talk on it and that gets a bit much at times. Our local radio...
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