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Posted By aries_bird

Re: Over 50s, I think you can add me to the list!!

Perhaps you should start a new thread, then the font of all knowledge JAJ may spot it and give one of his excellent replies?

I wish you all the best with your new adventure and have often read...
Sep 19th 2011, 7:40 am
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Posted By aries_bird

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

Mattressman are based in Norfolk, about 150 miles from where we live. They deliver everywhere.

Where Do We Deliver To?We deliver FREE to the UK and Ireland. We aim to offer Fast, Free Delivery,...
Sep 18th 2011, 9:31 am
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Posted By aries_bird

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

I would recommend mattressman http://www.mattressman.co.uk for mattresses, they do keep super king in stock. I ordered ours Friday and came the following week. Getting it up the stairs was another...
Sep 18th 2011, 9:24 am
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Posted By aries_bird

Re: OVER 50's+ MOVING BACK TO THE UK - Part II

You haven't been robbed trust me! I bought 2 sofa's (as did various friends) years ago from one of these companies (I won't say which for fear of being sued!) and without exception within a few...
Sep 1st 2011, 2:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,866
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Questions that need answering!!

Yes you do. It's done on line, quick and easy and you get an instant decision.
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2011, 3:23 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,598
Posted By aries_bird

Re: chicken curry

oooo, did you make sure the onions were left a bit crunchy too? yummy.
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2011, 2:25 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,598
Posted By aries_bird

Re: chicken curry

This is what the OP wants:
Aug 22nd 2011, 4:05 pm
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Views: 1,282
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Job market in Leeds and Manchester

I wouldn't have thought you would have a problem if you have experience. First place I googled was University of Leeds, they currently have 13 Admin vacancies.
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Aug 21st 2011, 8:33 am
Replies: 352
Views: 82,499
Posted By aries_bird

Re: UK is way cheaper than the USA

They accept debit cards in the UK but not credit cards but it wasn't always the case.
Forum: Australia
Aug 15th 2011, 11:21 am
Replies: 101
Views: 8,659
Posted By aries_bird

Re: What do teens get up to in oz?

I have teenagers in the UK.

They are polite and respectful and do not (nor have they ever) hung around the streets, parks or shopping centres. Their friends are the same.

My son and all his...
Forum: USA
Jul 28th 2011, 7:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,427
Posted By aries_bird

Re: US Laptop/UK Modem connection/phone jack

I would agree with DKB, you will be fine. BT will send you a wireless router or home hub which include an ethernet cable. You can connect this directly into the hub and your laptop or disgard any of...
Jul 28th 2011, 1:49 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Questions about Primary Schooling

Please please don't worry. When my son was in year 2, two little girls came to his school from South Africa. One in his class, her sister a year younger. Both were very shy, had strange accents (to...
Jul 27th 2011, 3:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,889
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Working Tax Credits - Ouch!!!!

I would call them and explain you are in a pickle & may have confused the issue. Act daft but be honest, you were not familiar with the tax credit system, you had just returned to the UK and was...
Jul 27th 2011, 2:48 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,889
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Working Tax Credits - Ouch!!!!

Hi Lara,

Unless I am missing something here, I cannot see why you would have to declare anything for 2009-2010.

You were only resident in the UK from May 2010 so any declaration that would be...
Jul 25th 2011, 3:24 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 10,024
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Milton Keynes

I have only briefly stopped in St Albans but I do have a very good friend who moved back north to be with family. She had lived several years in St Albans and liked it very much, she says she still...
Jul 25th 2011, 10:10 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By aries_bird

Re: HELP-UK college fees

Yes, free education at school or College of Further Education until 19 assuming permanently resident in the UK.
Jul 24th 2011, 10:05 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By aries_bird

Re: HELP-UK college fees

Quick question, how old are you? Colleges of Further Education are free to all permanent residents if under the age of 19. This is the same as school.

College courses are chargeable to most...
Jul 2nd 2011, 7:31 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Linen sizes

I do understand. I think quite a number of people my age (40's) were brought up in imperial which then changed to metric so I don't feel 100% comfortable with either but I do understand both to an...
Jun 30th 2011, 4:47 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Linen sizes

Really? I have just had a mooch around in our drawers and cupboards and found two 12 inch rulers, 1 six inch and various tape measures all except one with inches on one side and centimetres on the...
Jun 22nd 2011, 7:59 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,776
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Got a student going to the UK for university - Bank Account Info

I can't offer any advice but I just wanted to say I wish you and your son all the best of luck. I have been to visit my first Uni today with my son and I am sooooooo excited for him. what an...
Jun 21st 2011, 10:01 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,132
Posted By aries_bird

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

The very best of luck, I would guess about now you are on that test or about to find out if you have passed! :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 18th 2011, 2:15 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 2,835
Posted By aries_bird

Re: What do you look for in a house?

A good kitchen and bathrooms. These are expensive to replace so the newer the better in neutral styles if they were not what I would pick from new.
No clutter
Neutral colour scheme
Clean
Good...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 14th 2011, 8:26 am
Forum: USA
Jun 10th 2011, 12:53 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 31,830
Posted By aries_bird

Red face Re: Tea through US customs

We have one of these

http://www.quookershop.co.uk :o - trouble is we now drink 15 cups a day!
Jun 10th 2011, 9:15 am
Replies: 1,942
Views: 158,830
Posted By aries_bird

Re: Location, location, location

Taken from Wiki:


Reema construction is a system of building using prefabricated reinforced concrete panels which came into being in the late 1940s and was still in use well into the 1960s.
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