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Forum: Meet-ups
Sep 29th 2013, 5:19 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Brits/Irish in Clovis/Fresno area?

Hey Chris, been here nearly a year now and have to say have barely met a brit. Was in a training at Fresno State and a scottish doll presented it and thats about the height of it.

Where are you...
Forum: USA
Jul 9th 2013, 7:40 pm
Forum: USA
May 25th 2013, 6:14 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 9,910
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Move to California from London

I wouldn't have know what area that is just by looking at the zip. Think I played golf up that direction once but don't much much about it to be honest. It is North Fresno though and the further...
Forum: USA
May 4th 2013, 11:38 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 9,910
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Move to California from London

Hey I live in Clovis. It and Fresno have merged into one now, with Fresno having about 500k population and Clovis 100k. There are certainly bad areas of Fresno but you don't have to experience them...
Mar 30th 2013, 2:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Santa Barbara Hotels

Cheers for all the suggestions. In the middle of moving house (FREEDOM in my best William Wallace voice!) at the minute so will check them out next week. Thanks again
Forum: USA
Mar 28th 2013, 1:33 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 301,070
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

$9 a pack but worth it now and again!!
Mar 27th 2013, 2:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Ryan NI

Santa Barbara Hotels

My aunt and uncle will be in Santa Barbara at the end of June/start of July. We hope to head across and stay a few nights. They are staying at the Canary Hotel which is a bit out of our price range....
Forum: USA
Mar 27th 2013, 1:59 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 301,070
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Was up near San Fran at the weekend and Mollie Stone's does real bacon!!! #diedandgonetoheaven
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2013, 2:43 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,075
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Any Northern Irish...

Aye i've a few mates from Kilskeery, one has the same name as myself actually, that was always fun in school! Tiny wee place, on the road to Trillick.
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2013, 1:58 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,864
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Trader joe's & whole foods question

Yeah I cooked them last night along with onion gravy and mash and thought they were good. the closest I've sampled to what I'm used to back home. I cooked them on the bbq and they turned out lovely
Forum: USA
Mar 20th 2013, 1:52 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,075
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Any Northern Irish...

I'm from Enniskillen but have been out in California for about 5 months, the heat is already getting to me and its only ******' March! We've settled in rightly, moving out of mother in laws next week...
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2013, 3:15 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Dental Insurance

Well I was only talking about what I would be paying but yes my employer covers me and not my family.
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2013, 9:31 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Dental Insurance

Yeah just looking at the sheet now it's $0 for me, $47.04 for me and wife, $48.65 for me & children and $95.82 for me and family...crazt alright!
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2013, 9:00 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Dental Insurance

Thanks for all the advice. Yes jackattack if its just me and the wife it is half the price. Our boys are 7 months and 2 1/2. I hate to tempt fate but both me and the wife have good teeth, no fillings...
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2013, 2:32 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,971
Posted By Ryan NI

Dental Insurance

I have recently started a new full time position. Had my orientation the other day and the whole benefits thing went over my head but anyway I've been offered dental insurance but for me, my wife and...
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2013, 2:24 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 301,070
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Not reading back through 87 pages but have found HP sauce in Fresh & Easy. they actually have a wee british section, that also has branston pickle, salad cream, gravy granules, marmite (yuck) and...
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2013, 2:13 pm
Replies: 67
Views: 4,864
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Trader joe's & whole foods question

Seen the irish sausages down there yesterday. Was out for a walk with my son, he loves the wee natural fruit bars so went in but only had a few bucks on me so couldn't afford the sausies. I'll be...
Forum: USA
Mar 6th 2013, 1:49 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Sausages

This thread has just made my day, heading to Costco & Trader Joes asap!!
Mar 6th 2013, 1:46 pm
Replies: 265
Views: 12,079
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: What british food are you craving?

Chips & gravy, McCoys, Taytos, potato bread, back bacon and brown sauce...just found a local Fresh & Easy has a wee british section with brown sauce, branston pickle, gravy granules so that has made...
Forum: Meet-ups
Mar 6th 2013, 4:10 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Brits/Irish in Clovis/Fresno area?

Well thought I'd throw a wee update in here now as we are pretty settled.

Been in Clovis just outside Fresno since early November living with the Mother in law. I applied for 2 positions one a...
Forum: USA
Nov 3rd 2012, 8:10 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,930
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Transporting pets to the States

Well our cat Libby is finally ready (well she hasn't actually a clue what she is in for!) to head stateside.

One question, the company who are shipping our pet have only asked us for a health cert...
Forum: USA
Nov 1st 2012, 8:40 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,044
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Moving to LA in just 3weeks

4 days to go before our move and to say things are stressed is an understatement!!
Oct 28th 2012, 8:22 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,729
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: UKCs: What was your first job stateside?

Hear I good one the other day from some comedian, think his name was Milton.

Anyway he said he took a trip to Ireland and went into a pub, nobody would talk to him, the beer was warm and when he...
Forum: USA
Oct 23rd 2012, 6:17 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,044
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Moving to LA in just 3weeks

The wife's uncle lives in Sherman Oaks if i remember rightly. It seems a pretty upper class area (well the bit they live in anyway) with some beautiful houses. Pink and Melissa Joan Hart (Sabrina the...
Forum: USA
Oct 11th 2012, 2:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 13,346
Posted By Ryan NI

Re: Sending gift to the UK, best way to minimize VAT?

Mother in law always sends stuff with gift on it and we never have to pay a penny on it
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