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Posted By feelbritish

Re: FLR change of address

Advice to others: half way through the change of address they will ask you to scan and upload your passport and proof of new address! Get that ready before you start the process.
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: FLR change of address

Thanks Brit will try that one.
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Posted By feelbritish

FLR change of address

We have moved to a new house and I tried to find a form to inform the Home Office to no avail. The one that did come up was only to be used if you applied after 18th December 2018. Tried phoning the...
Oct 3rd 2019, 1:29 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Kiwi moving back to UK with English wife and kids

Can you not go back on an Ancestry Visa? It is much cheaper and easier if you qualify!
Oct 3rd 2019, 1:25 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Best area to relocate

There is a large South African and Rhodesian expat community around Bournemouth. Jobs may be a bit of a challenge though so it depends what you do? Check out a facebook page for "South Africans in...
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Savings for ILR

Thanks BritinParis then we will take our ISA's out and leave the savings where they are!
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Posted By feelbritish

Savings for ILR

Am a bit confused. Do we still need the £62500 in the bank for 6 months prior for ILR. We have bought a house and need some of the cash and do not want to close our ISA's.
Forum: Back Home
Aug 5th 2019, 4:56 pm
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Views: 4,754
Posted By feelbritish

Re: 4 year update.

Great update Novo! You are living the perfect retirement life! Glad it has all gone so well for you.
Forum: Back Home
Aug 5th 2019, 4:52 pm
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Views: 6,410
Posted By feelbritish

Re: 5 years Britiversary!

Wow Lorry

5 Years!!! I also seldom come on here now! We came back in 2015 from Vancouver Island and I have no regrets. Hubby sometimes misses the salmon fishing but I keep telling him to take a...
Mar 27th 2019, 3:57 pm
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Views: 2,610
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Longing to return back to the UK

As an ex SA citizen living here in UK, I think you should listen to your gut feeling! I can only see it getting worse in SA over the long term and safely and security for yourselves and your children...
Jan 6th 2019, 6:24 pm
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Views: 4,138
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Anyone moved back to the Uk from Canada?

We left after 15 years on Vancouver Island. The place we moved to in Comox Valley eventually became unrecognizable from the valley we saw and loved! Mostly Albertans retiring and with them their...
Dec 12th 2018, 2:15 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Postcards from England 2nd Chapter !

I will be at the Marlow Donkey for New Year's so if you see or hear a table of "old ladies" with Irish, South African, Scottish and Engish accents having a good time, come on over!
Forum: South Africa
Nov 4th 2018, 3:07 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: An interview with South Africa's Revenue Service IT Chief

OMG! Unbelievable to anyone except South African ex pats!
Oct 14th 2018, 1:27 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

From the first listing day to mid summer we did get an offer and it was £31000 less than listing price! That fell through and we reduced price twice and got not a single new viewing. It is just the...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 14th 2018, 1:20 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 26,540
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Why did I not love this country before???????

We want to move to Sidmouth but could not sell our house this year so as of tomorrow it will be off the market and we will stay here in South Bucks for winter! This last week we spend 3 days in...
Oct 14th 2018, 1:14 pm
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Views: 2,084
Posted By feelbritish

Re: When moving back means the break-up of your family ...

I am so sorry you are in this situation. You may have thought of this, but could you not move back for a period of maybe 6 months to a year to see if the UK is still the same as you remember? A lot...
Sep 30th 2018, 9:44 am
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Views: 580
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Leaving Canada tax?

When leaving Canada it is not about your Canadian Property only. At the time you leave Canada deems you to have sold up all your possessions WORLDWIDE! So if you have property overseas, shares and...
Sep 29th 2018, 3:31 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

We are wanting to move down to SW Dorset or Devon to get more peace and quiet but cannot sell house. Monday will be giving agents notice to pull the listing for the winter!
Forum: Back Home
Sep 29th 2018, 3:27 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 17,386
Posted By feelbritish

Re: 3 weeks back - Initial Observations / story

Your observations were pretty spot on for us too, except we moved back into our old home. We hardly eat out, too expensive, but picnics, National Trust cream tea and the odd pub lunch is doable! This...
Forum: Back Home
Sep 29th 2018, 3:24 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 26,540
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Why did I not love this country before???????

Great post! I too love sitting on a bus up top! Also so many places we go to and see, we keep saying we could live there!
Sep 29th 2018, 12:59 pm
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Views: 280
Posted By feelbritish

Niece visiting- accommodation letter for her visa

My niece who is studying her Masters at a University in Holland is hoping to come for Christmas and New Year to us in England. She is on a South African passport. I know I have to give her a letter...
Forum: Back Home
Sep 3rd 2018, 5:13 pm
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Views: 3,781
Posted By feelbritish

Re: Back 5 years and 3 months today!

Wow Miss Betty!!!! So nice to hear an update from you and your happy news. Congratulations to you both and I wish you all the happiness. BTW ever get to write that book?
Aug 23rd 2018, 7:37 am
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Oh dear, that is so sad about Rodney. He really held this group together for a long time. May he rest in peace!
Aug 22nd 2018, 3:20 pm
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Posted By feelbritish

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hi Tina,

Nice to hear from you and to start up this thread again. I do get this one to come to my email address so I got a notification. Like others, I seldom go onto this anymore. Have had a...
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