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Forum: USA
Jan 22nd 2019, 12:06 am
Replies: 139
Views: 32,687
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Opportunity to go to USA California - Should i go?

Ventura is awesome and easy access to Santa Barbara and the central coast wineries .
Sure you'll love it there
Jan 21st 2019, 7:29 pm
Replies: 369
Views: 27,376
Posted By Englishman43

Re: You know you've been living in the US too long when .....

When people ask you how something is done or said in England and you can't remember straightaway.

When you say something and can't remember if that's the English or American way of saying it.
...
Jan 29th 2012, 7:59 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,859
Posted By Englishman43

Re: I miss the pub....

Well I am in SoCal so......:)
Jan 29th 2012, 7:20 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,859
Posted By Englishman43

Re: I miss the pub....

No US pubs are shite but that's fine because most Americans can only drink about 2 pints of Coors light before they have to go home thinking they had a big night out.
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2012, 2:14 pm
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,699
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

My family all live on Jersey so I was there - I'd forgotten what an easy life it is there - something I didn't like when I was younger , I wanted to get out in to the "real" world. Now that fact,...
Forum: USA
Jan 24th 2012, 1:26 am
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,699
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

It was awesome , it did help the homesickness but then when I got back here I wondered why I'd come back . I left my parents whom I'm really getting on well with now, my sister and 3 great nephews...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2012, 2:59 am
Replies: 1,530
Views: 271,699
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Anyone Regret Moving To USA

Montfan - I've not been posting much lately either as I've been back in the UK visiting family. I just wanted to say that after having been there and being around my sisters & friends kids then back...
Forum: USA
Jan 23rd 2012, 2:50 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,709
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Weird San Jose headache

I did have that but after cutting back from 12 pints a night to 6 it seems to have cleared up.
Forum: USA
Jan 11th 2012, 5:06 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 8,217
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Entering U.S.A with permanent resident card. Which line?

Same at LAX, place was a zoo Sunday night mind you.
Forum: USA
Jan 11th 2012, 5:03 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 29,568
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Want to move to USA and start a new life

I agree 100% with these sentiments. Life in the US makes life in the UK seem like an all inclusive weeks holiday at club " Lets get pissed, forget our worries and have a great old time of it "
Dec 22nd 2011, 3:34 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,410
Posted By Englishman43

Re: How different we all feel.

I don't think the weather could be more mundane then where I am ( San Diego ) - sunny and within a few degrees of 70 EVERYDAY.

It's like Groundhog day without the snow:D
Dec 21st 2011, 11:46 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,613
Posted By Englishman43

Re: First trip back home - mixed feelings....

Thanks ! Hope you have a great time.
Dec 21st 2011, 8:07 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,613
Posted By Englishman43

Re: First trip back home - mixed feelings....

Same - I'm back right now staying with family, after not being home for 5 years. My sister has her husband and 3 kids and is going full bore, my parents are getting older and rub along with each...
Forum: USA
Dec 16th 2011, 9:13 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,328
Posted By Englishman43

Re: GEICO Auto Ins ??

Thanks all, very helpful . I signed up :)
Dec 16th 2011, 4:06 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 6,637
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Brits are a happy lot.

The English love to moan and carry on but I think deep down we are more content and happier with our lot than most.


Good book : "Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour"
Forum: USA
Dec 15th 2011, 4:36 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Not sure where to start - Any advice?

Rene
I got my B-2 about 4-5 years ago and was eligible for a waiver at the time, actually got 2 extensions on it with ease - just explained with paperwork to back it up that I'd not had enough time...
Forum: USA
Dec 15th 2011, 4:12 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Not sure where to start - Any advice?

How are you off finanically ? Why not get a 6 month tourist visa and come over on that.

I acquired one fairly easily ( paperwork, visit to Embassy in London for interview ) once here you can...
Replies: 86
Views: 8,108
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Britain in Europe

MC - isn't that a bit "pollyanna'ish" ? Could the more cynical among us say it's because England is seen as an easy push over where you get housed, fed and given pocket money from the government the...
Replies: 86
Views: 8,108
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Britain in Europe

Absolutely !!! He did the right thing but now we need to spend time fostering relations with India & China and down the road Africa .
Forum: USA
Dec 12th 2011, 10:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 4,328
Posted By Englishman43

GEICO Auto Ins ??

Anyone have any experience with them ? I called around the usual suspects and Geico is $200.00 a year cheaper with the same coverage / deductables etc than most.
Dec 8th 2011, 10:55 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Christmas 2011 Megathread

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY !! - got my wish, back to England to be with the family for Christmas, first time in 7 years.

Can't wait, leaving on the 17th.

Hope everyone has a great one, except...
Dec 8th 2011, 5:39 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 4,239
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Arctic Roll. Not what I remembered

Swiss rolls are the biz ! Lovely little pieces of sponge cake rolled with cream or jam and covered in chocolate mmmmnnn, ahhhhh :thumbsup:
Dec 8th 2011, 4:13 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,971
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Christmas in the UK

jemima - I love it because it reminds me that we really are good at not taking ourselves too seriously which I think is a bloody brilliant trait.

Happy Christmas to all - I'll be back in England,...
Dec 8th 2011, 4:08 pm
Replies: 184
Views: 14,310
Posted By Englishman43

Re: Have I finally insulted an American about Accents

I get that as well - been here 15 yrs. I just agree "Yeah Australia, yup thats where I'm from, Northern Australia. "
Dec 8th 2011, 4:01 pm
Replies: 28,302
Views: 1,781,564
Posted By Englishman43

Re: What has pissed you off today

Yeah thank God !!!!!!!!!
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