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Nov 6th 2011, 9:21 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 11,459
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Home 2 months today and having a mood crash!

So true. It does depend on what you do. I arrived home in the middle of August, and found a job less than two weeks after I arrived. I work as a legal secretary and live in Central London, which...
Nov 6th 2011, 8:33 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,291
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: moving home solo - CA to somerset, removals recommendations?

I moved back home to London in August. I used Ranier from L.A. to London. I have had absolutely no complaints yet. My shipment was small, less than 100 cubic feet, but arrived in port on September...
Sep 4th 2011, 9:45 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Been Home 4 Days

I've been incredibly lucky. I found a job less than two weeks after moving home. I work as a legal secretary. I expected to look for several months before finding anything. I applied for a number...
Aug 15th 2011, 9:52 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By Barbara1133

Been Home 4 Days

Well, after months of anticipation, nerves, and frantic activity, I'm finally home in London. Unfortunately, I didn't have the time to post my flight details on the website because I was so down to...
Forum: USA
Aug 1st 2011, 1:55 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,423
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: US Laptop/UK Modem connection/phone jack

I bet you're right! I was going by my phone company supplied modem that has a phone cable going into it! Phew. Now I'm relieved. Obviously, I can't lay any claim to being a "techie"!!!!!:rofl::o
Forum: USA
Jul 28th 2011, 9:02 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,423
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: US Laptop/UK Modem connection/phone jack

Thanks so much, both of you! I thought I would be fine until somebody mentioned the point about the phone jacks and I suddenly began to worry. I really appreciate it.

Thanks a bunch!

Two...
Forum: USA
Jul 28th 2011, 1:38 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,423
Posted By Barbara1133

US Laptop/UK Modem connection/phone jack

I'm moving back in two weeks and am taking my Dell laptop purchased here in the US. I've set up internet through BT and they will be sending an installation kit. I've just realised that my US...
Jul 25th 2011, 4:21 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,645
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Where are you moving back to?

I'm moving back to the place I was born and grew up in - Central London. My parents still live there. Westminster/Pimlico/Victoria area. At least I might be able to walk to work (hoping I get a...
Jul 25th 2011, 3:39 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,697
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: We book our flights tomorrow .

Cumbrian Lass, I fly back in just over two weeks - August 10 - and you describe exactly what I'm feeling right now. It just doesn't feel real. I know it is, but it doesn't feel like it's happening....
Forum: USA
Jul 23rd 2011, 4:50 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Has anybody used MoneyCorp?

This is exactly the information I was looking for! Thanks so much, everyone. I think I will experiment with both.

2-1/2 weeks to go......:ohmy::eek:
Forum: USA
Jul 22nd 2011, 7:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Has anybody used MoneyCorp?

XE was so much more complicated to sign up with. I guess their instructions just seem more involved than MoneyCorp. I'll have to look at XE.com again. I'm glad you find it super-easy - that makes...
Forum: USA
Jul 21st 2011, 6:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By Barbara1133

Has anybody used MoneyCorp?

I've set up accounts with XE.com and Moneycorp. Moneycorp seems easier, but I wonder if anybody here has used their services yet?

Just wondering.

Thanks!
Jul 21st 2011, 6:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Moving back in 5 weeks and so overwhelmed

I'm moving back in 3 weeks - in fact, this time in three weeks I will be on the plane with about 3 hours before landing at Heathrow! I too am feeling a bit overwhelmed, but I try to think of it as...
Jul 14th 2011, 6:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,182
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Wish me luck!

I'm in awe of your courage!!! I'm going home on August 10 after 30 years in the US, but I only have myself to worry about. No matter what your husband does, and I seriously doubt he'll throw away a...
Jul 4th 2011, 9:43 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Moving Back in 6 Weeks - Getting Nervous

We're all going through the same emotions! Now I have about 5 weeks, I'm beginning to get excited. Perhaps this is a rollercoaster we have to go through. I honestly know it would be much worse...
Jul 1st 2011, 7:18 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Moving Back in 6 Weeks - Getting Nervous

Purley isn't far from London! Like you, I have quit my job (my boss is convinced I'll only be gone six months - ha), sold my car, getting rid of all my stuff except for a few things that I want to...
Jun 30th 2011, 4:54 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Moving Back in 6 Weeks - Getting Nervous

Shazban - you leave two days after me! I feel so much better now - you're right - scared but excited. What part of the UK are you going to? :thumbsup:
Jun 30th 2011, 4:52 am
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Best Company to Transfer Money from USA to UK?

Thanks, DDL! Started the process online, just received email to call them. Hopefully everything will be sorted out soon.
Jun 29th 2011, 5:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Pet shipping fees

Try Doris Bourne at Premier Worldwide. She was incredibly helpful to me when I was researching my move back to the UK. She told me I should go with Ranier as she could not match their price and...
Jun 28th 2011, 9:45 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Barbara1133

Best Company to Transfer Money from USA to UK?

I'm moving back to the UK in August and will need to close my bank accounts in California to prove to the Franchise Tax Board that I am no longer domiciled in California and no longer intend to live...
Forum: USA
Jun 28th 2011, 3:37 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: John Lewis - International Flat Rate Shipping

[QUOTE=emiwar;9461173]For those of you interested, come August John Lewis online will offer international shipping of many of their products to USA. Even better is their flat rate offering of...
Jun 27th 2011, 2:26 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Moving Back in 6 Weeks - Getting Nervous

Thanks so, so much, everyone! Sunshine, Brigette, Curleytops, Sally, Paranoid - your advice really helped! I haven't been able to understand why on earth I should suddenly start feeling sad about...
Jun 27th 2011, 3:02 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,848
Posted By Barbara1133

Moving Back in 6 Weeks - Getting Nervous

I'm moving back in just over 6 weeks after 30 years in the US. I'm going back because I've had enough of L.A., and have no ties here. All I have is a job, car and apartment, none of which are...
Jun 23rd 2011, 6:06 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,132
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Over 50s Moving to UK INFO Thread: DRIVING/CAR INSURANCE

That's a bummer. I've heard all kinds of stories from my brother, and he gets angry when his pupils fail because of something the examiner did to mislead them or confuse them. Some examiners are...
Jun 22nd 2011, 5:43 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,132
Posted By Barbara1133

Re: Over 50s Moving to UK INFO Thread: DRIVING/CAR INSURANCE

Don't worry about it - you'll sail through next time. It's so rare to pass first time, and you have the added disadvantage of driving for so many years in another country and then moving to one...
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