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May 20th 2010, 12:28 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,555
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Problems Renting??

Yep my parents did the guarantor thing for us. It was indeed no hassle after that.
May 14th 2010, 2:17 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 14,640
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: UK Job Situation - Is it really as bad as the media portrays?

I'm having problems finding staff at the moment. The way the media go on about it you'd think there would be 100 of 'em at my door clutching their CV's
May 10th 2010, 2:50 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 7,847
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Broken Britain?

There are indeed millions of people who would disagree with you, who live in those funny empty spaces between city's called the Countryside.
May 4th 2010, 2:41 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 7,847
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Broken Britain?

And voting for the guys who abolished student grants and brought in loans in the first place is gonna solve that problem?
May 4th 2010, 10:37 am
Replies: 70
Views: 7,847
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Broken Britain?

Of course that could only ever prossibly happen in Britain, and it's all Browns fault. When the Tories are voted in it will all magically stop.
Apr 13th 2010, 9:42 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,706
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Can't sell car - leave in 2 weeks

We found it an absolute nightmare selling our car. In fact it took a month after leaving Canada to sell the thing. We were messed around by two buyers on Ebay but finally got rid of it. ...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: moving back to uk .Wife and boy are cdn cit.

I could be wrong as with anything. All I'm saying is that my non British born daughter to her Canadian mother (Born Quebec Canada) was automatically given a British passport last year. All that was...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: moving back to uk .Wife and boy are cdn cit.

Just a few weeks for the Visa and allowed to work immediately
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: moving back to uk .Wife and boy are cdn cit.

If you are British you boy is most definitely, absolutely entitled to a British Passport. My little girl was born in Canada, to my Canadian wife. It was a simple formality to get her passport. My...
Apr 10th 2010, 8:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: In the minority?

I was in the same situation. I gave up trying and resigned myself to spending the rest of my life in Canada, and in the end began to like it. However, once I stopped complaining my wife changed her...
Forum: Canada
Apr 2nd 2010, 1:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,586
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: New and moving to Montreal (hopefully)

Good luck to you, my wife is from Montreal but we've recently left and come back to the UK. We lived there nearly 5 years and it is an amazing city but our time had come to move on. I don't speak...
Mar 26th 2010, 10:41 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,965
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Homeward Bound.... at last I hear you cry!!!!

Hi

The question to ask is would you be happy in the UK if you didn't have a dead end job and could get where you want to? If the answer is yes, perhaps you need to take steps to change your...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24th 2010, 9:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,361
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Exchanging a UK driving license in Quebec *after 12 months*

No driving test required, It was incredibly easy getting a QC licence. They have special test to check if your UK Licence is authentic, then it's a quick photo and thats it. Plus the fee of...
Mar 24th 2010, 9:23 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 6,291
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: BC to Wiltshire...6 week update.

Nice one!! At the other end of the Cotswolds to me. I was just driving through Stratford on Sunday afternoon, the sun shining, loads of tourists too. fantastic place!!
Mar 23rd 2010, 10:20 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,841
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Current Job Market-Good or Bad?

The fact is nobody really knows what is going to happen, it's totally unpredictable. There could be a spectacular double dip "crash" or a huge quick recovery. Chances are it will be somewhere in...
Mar 19th 2010, 10:05 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Two out of three Brits in favour of burkha ban

What right to any of us have to tell people what they can and can't wear. Britain is after all a free country. If people like being told what they can and can't wear there are plenty of...
Mar 16th 2010, 5:38 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,768
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Please do not believe the Newspapers

True, but whatever way you look at it you're way less likely to get shot in the UK
Mar 16th 2010, 3:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,768
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Please do not believe the Newspapers

I think in the whole UK (pop 60 million) around 58 people died at the hands of gun crime last year. Lets take out domestic disputes and people who weren't involved in gangs that would probably bring...
Mar 16th 2010, 3:18 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 10,472
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: NHS treatment to save life...Help!

Hi

We came back from Canada (After 5 yrs away). My wife isn't even British (though she is a resident) and she became very ill only a few months after we arrived back. At no point were we asked...
Mar 4th 2010, 8:42 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Two out of three Brits in favour of burkha ban

Or that most survey's are bollocks
Mar 4th 2010, 12:15 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: American moving to UK with English wife. Advice please!?!

Hi, how long have you been married?. I think if it's longer than 4 years the whole thing is just a formality. It was for us when I came back with my Canadian wife. It was a simple matter of paying...
Mar 4th 2010, 12:09 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Two out of three Brits in favour of burkha ban

So you are saying last year 98% of people were against Burkhas, and now it's only 57%, wow it seems to be gaining acceptance very quickly then.
Mar 2nd 2010, 8:38 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 14,859
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Welfare State Britain

So what!! whatever system is in place there will always be people who will play it. Anywhere in the world.
Feb 28th 2010, 9:58 pm
Replies: 647
Views: 93,844
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Has Anyone Moved Back To The UK & Regretted It?

Ahh, the hacks from the Oxford Mail always looking for a juicy bit of bad news. Frankly I think the Mail is only good for toilet training the dog but thats just me. It is interesting the lack of time...
Feb 28th 2010, 9:46 pm
Replies: 647
Views: 93,844
Posted By jonfrank123

Re: Has Anyone Moved Back To The UK & Regretted It?

How exactly are they being sociopathic? Sometimes I look at a group of teenagers talking loudly or kicking cans around, then I think back to the 1980's when I was a teenager. Was I any different?...
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