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Oct 3rd 2011, 3:30 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

With all due respect Cheers, I don't think your American wife can tell me anything I don't already know about the British.

As for your remark about Americans being phony and incredulous...well, I...
Oct 3rd 2011, 3:25 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Thank you so much for your sentiment, NiHao. I am, however, closing my account and withdrawing participation.

I temporarily stopped posting one other time, and then returned, but this time it is...
Oct 3rd 2011, 1:52 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Tina, it has been a joy getting to know you and corresponding, you have been very encouraging and I appreciate that about you.

It was always a joy for me to come on here and share my experiences...
Oct 3rd 2011, 1:49 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Thank you Mallory. It was a real pleasure getting to know you.
Oct 3rd 2011, 12:10 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Thank you Montfan. It has been a pleasure to share information with all of you.
Oct 3rd 2011, 12:09 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Thank you very much but no, I cannot continue.
Oct 3rd 2011, 10:00 am
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Posted By DDL

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

This is just a note to let everyone know that I am closing my account and leaving this group.

I have received such lovely messages (and karma) from many of you over the years. I did not want to...
Oct 1st 2011, 12:00 am
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Posted By DDL

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

Well I stand corrected then, Cheers. I'm sure it was a very sweet, thoughtful thing that she said.
Sep 30th 2011, 11:43 pm
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Posted By DDL

Re: Article about unhappy Britain

That's right Sally. It's wonderful to be an American. We are, after all, the greatest nation on earth.
Sep 30th 2011, 11:07 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Trotty, I popped over to the UK-Yankee site and found my post of the list of documentation I sent for my ILE when we first moved back to the UK last year.

I used a 3-ring binder, every numbered...
Sep 30th 2011, 10:56 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Nevermind, here it is. I found it in one of my old posts. Obviously, this is just a template; personalise according to your own situation.

Accommodation Statement in support of the Settlement Visa...
Sep 30th 2011, 10:51 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Trotty, I'll email you the wording from the letter my mother-in-law attached to my Visa application. It's on my other computer and I can't get to it until tomorrow. xxx
Sep 30th 2011, 10:46 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Sally, what a ludicrous and rude thing to say, especially to Trotty who has been through so much. How do you think your comments must make her feel? Her husband is American.

Honest to god, I'm so...
Sep 29th 2011, 10:09 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Just got back from the concert at Eton Chapel. The Chapel is absolutely gorgeous (although at night you can't see the beautiful stained glass). The programme was a selection of choral and...
Sep 29th 2011, 9:51 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

No they haven't, Cheers. But then, you can find this anywhere in the world.

It's another pet peeve of mine. I wouldn't touch food like that! That's why I don't buy the bread and buns at Tesco...
Sep 29th 2011, 6:17 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

The holiday goodies have been on the shelves of Tesco now for close to a month. At our weekly shop last week, we bought a box of Mr. Kipling Mince Pies with Custard.

Just opened up the box...
Sep 29th 2011, 8:18 am
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Posted By DDL

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

Many of you have admitted that the national pastime of your fellow countrymen (and women) is having a good moan. :lol:


One of the 'main moans' I hear all the time over here is that immigrants...
Sep 28th 2011, 10:58 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

We're back from the concert in Windsor.

Prince Edward showed up.

3 seats in front of us.

Gotta love England!
Sep 28th 2011, 5:56 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

It's been a grueling few weeks of work for me lately. Been going in at 7am and working 9 hour days (our standard work day is 7 hours), but I'm home now, we've had supper, I've done the washing up,...
Sep 28th 2011, 5:32 pm
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Posted By DDL

Re: How do I convince my American wife to move to England?

You took the words right out of my mouth.

Would like to remind everyone that there are two sides to every story.
Sep 26th 2011, 5:05 pm
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Posted By DDL

Re: Location, location, location

A north Devon village has been named the the best place in the country to bring up children.

An analysis of factors including crime rates, earnings, house prices and access to...
Sep 25th 2011, 6:22 pm
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Posted By DDL

Re: Sad news.

Sincere condolences Lorac. Thinking of you and yours. xxx
Sep 25th 2011, 5:53 pm
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Posted By DDL

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

Good luck, Barb. Ya know, you can always put down all our names here as references. :)
Sep 25th 2011, 12:29 am
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Posted By DDL

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

Today was the annual community fair at Eton College. All proceeds - everything - are donated to a variety of charities that are voted on by the boys themselves.

It was an absolutely gorgeous...
Sep 23rd 2011, 10:26 pm
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Posted By DDL

Re: Hinchley Wood, Esher

Deb, we're in Englefield Green, right next to Old Windsor/Windsor. It's a great location, and I'm 5 min. from work.

Tomorrow we'll be at Eton for their annual Eton Charity Fayre. Looking forward...
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