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Aug 28th 2010, 12:17 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,659
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Homeward Bound

Yeah - not only that, but Cadbury World charge something like 13 quid to get in, too.

I moved back to England just over a year ago (against my wishes!; screw up with the employer and...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,127
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Plan B...Argh! What is Plan B!!

I was under the impression that the rules are different for getting married in a registry office to getting married in a church, as far as the Certificate of Approval. I don't think churches require...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 4th 2010, 3:40 pm
Mar 4th 2010, 1:04 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,287
Posted By cathy22w

Re: How to change my attitude!!

Cognitive behaviour therapy. Focus on positive thoughts about the move, and your reasons for moving. Just because you don't feel you have control over your situation, doesn't mean you can't take...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 4th 2010, 12:53 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 20,504
Posted By cathy22w

Re: English foods and the American taste test

My (American) OH loves pork scratchings, btw. And the roast pork with crackling. Also fish and chips, mince pies, Christmas fruit cake and branston pickle. She likes pork pies (Melton Mowbray is the...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 3rd 2010, 9:32 pm
Replies: 262
Views: 20,504
Posted By cathy22w

Re: English foods and the American taste test

Spud U Like seems to still be around here and there.

I never found an American who didn't like roast potatoes. Also, they LOVED trifle.
Forum: USA
Mar 3rd 2010, 9:31 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 11,542
Posted By cathy22w

Re: US beers you recommend.

Yeungling and Blue Moon, definitely. Deeper taste than the other lagers.
Yeungling black and tan is pretty good, too.
Mar 2nd 2010, 1:40 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,605
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Job offer, Visas?

I got my H1B in 2003, with premium processing, and started work in September.

The OP might wish to be made aware that your wife will be accompanying on an H4 visa and will be unable to work under...
Feb 23rd 2010, 6:39 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,340
Posted By cathy22w

Re: asians having an easier time gettin work in the States?

Actually, I disagree with a lot of these points.

I don't think the US rewards hard work any more than anywhere else. Less vacation, more working hours, and and expensive healthcare system. I...
Feb 17th 2010, 6:35 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,815
Posted By cathy22w

Re: VISA application chances

Just wondering if this is related to this post: http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=654781

Same scenario.... you'll find your questions answered there.
Feb 16th 2010, 8:34 pm
Replies: 102
Views: 16,786
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Holiday visa success stories with a caution?

The only way you'll truly know is by applying for the visa and going to the embassy yourself. Nobody here can do that for you.

All the folks on here can do is advise (at your request), but the...
Feb 15th 2010, 5:34 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 8,035
Posted By cathy22w

Re: 8 month's back in Uk, probably ponging back to Oz!

Was going to say, you can get your teaching qualification whilst teaching in an FE college. Great places to work.
Feb 15th 2010, 5:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,085
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Late visa application

I know people who have just done it.... I think generally it takes 2 weeks. The expedited route takes 2 days, apparently.

You might get some information on www.uk-yankee.com - that's a forum for...
Forum: France
Feb 14th 2010, 7:33 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,290
Posted By cathy22w

Re: English boarding schools in France?

Probably the best thing you could do for him at that age would be to put him in a French school. Kids are very resilient.
Forum: Canada
Feb 14th 2010, 11:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,180
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Closing Bank accounts in UK???

I moved to the USA and kept my bank account with a small amount in it. It turned out to be really useful. I used it for when people wanted to give me money for either myself or my son (they'd deposit...
Feb 13th 2010, 4:05 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,674
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Trip to New York

I was going to add Battery Park to the list. You can get the Staten Island ferry from there, which is 20 mins each way and free. You get a decent view of the Statue of Liberty, and a great view of...
Feb 13th 2010, 3:15 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 8,035
Posted By cathy22w

Re: 8 month's back in Uk, probably ponging back to Oz!

Was thinking the same thing.... I'd definitely go for it.
Feb 12th 2010, 10:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Looking at Canada, or elsewhere

What's even more wierd is moving here, then looking at your old place on Google earth and seeing your old car in the driveway.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 12th 2010, 10:56 am
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Try this test.............

Yeah... got to 14... they do the same thing every time, so you get to learn where to go.
Feb 12th 2010, 7:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,520
Posted By cathy22w

Re: CRB checks/warning on wait time, if returning to UK!

4-6 weeks is the norm, except if you're returning from living overseas it can take up to 3 months. Mine took about 11 weeks, and I got through savings needed for other things. Returning to the UK...
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Got the job via skype

Hey - congrats.

I got my job after being interviewed on Skype... it was a bit surreal, really, having to give a presentation and have a 2 hour interview from 3800 miles away!
Feb 8th 2010, 5:03 pm
Feb 8th 2010, 4:58 pm
Replies: 224
Views: 15,003
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Retards, Cripples, and Other Spazzy People

Well, I work with 'retards', and the 'pc' terminology these days is 'intellectual disabilities'.
Feb 6th 2010, 10:19 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,686
Posted By cathy22w

Re: Do you love chickens?

Oh... it was a farmer in Shropshire... about 25 years ago... :rofl:
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