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Forum: Australia
May 16th 2005, 9:17 am
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By leanda

Re: South Straddie in August - Couran Cove

Thanks for that we have decided to go ahead with it, there is lots of sporty things to do on the resort (yuk!) so being the host we will have to suggest some of those rather than sitting by the pool....
Forum: Australia
May 13th 2005, 9:46 am
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By leanda

South Straddie in August - Couran Cove

Booked to go for a week in August with friends who arrive from the UK. However all the aussies keep telling me is how cold it is in August with the westerlie winds (!!!) and it will be freezing. Is...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2005, 11:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By leanda

Re: Dolphins

8 months on Wednesday, and loving it, bit homesick after Xmas but now we love it, kids in great schools, we live in a great area (Brisbane), we are making friends and are lucky enough to have a lot...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2005, 11:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By leanda

Dolphins

Went to Bribie Island today, went up on the Red Sand Beach area and saw some dolphins playing and jumping out of the ocean for around 20 mins literally yards from the beach, the kids loved it, so did...
Forum: Australia
Apr 30th 2005, 11:21 am
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By leanda

Re: Quick update of our time in Oz so far

We had pest control done, only told to stay out of the rooms while the guy was spraying as they are much more environmentally friendly now, we still get the lovely geckos on the house but the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2005, 3:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By leanda

Re: Wot TV? Analogue, Digital, Fox or Washing Machine?

After having all digital channels in the UK we now just have the Aussie basic tv channels, 7 , 9 , 10 and ABC and to be honest I dont miss all the lifestyle channels, the cooking programmes and the...
Forum: Australia
Apr 20th 2005, 1:44 am
Replies: 7
Views: 3,313
Posted By leanda

Dentists - Brisbane ?

Anyone know of a good / kind / cheap dentist in the Brisbane area, we are around 4km from the city so would be good to have one recommended, my tooth is hurting more each day and I can't put it off...
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2005, 2:20 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By leanda

Re: Can anyone recommend a hotel in Singapore ?

We stayed in the Shangri La Hotel on the Santosa Island as well and must say that with kids its perfect, they have got a lovely kids pool with slides and ours stayed in it all day, it was a job to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2005, 2:05 am
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By leanda

Money Boxes

Unpacked the boys money boxes from the UK today and found they were all full to the brim of £1 coins, I expect the banks wont change them up but does anybody know of anywhere that will accept them ?...
Feb 10th 2005, 8:40 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,359
Posted By leanda

Smile Re: When did u know?

We are going to give it 2 years and at least get our citizenship, on good days wouldn't want to be anywhere else, on bad days can't remember why we left it all behind ! The good days are winning at...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2005, 3:19 am
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By leanda

Re: Couran Cove - South Stradbroke Island

Thanks guys for all the replys, and good news its ok as we booked it, got a good deal, works out for 2 couples with 2 kids each, $650 per couple for 4 nights, we are really looking forward to it.
...
Forum: Australia
Jan 22nd 2005, 3:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By leanda

Wink Couran Cove - South Stradbroke Island

Hie, did a search on the forum but found nothing so thought I would ask if anybody has been to the Couran Cove Resort on South Stradbroke ?
We have got friends coming over from the UK in August and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 3rd 2005, 12:22 am
Forum: Australia
Dec 23rd 2004, 3:23 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,316
Posted By leanda

Re: HELP from people who have migrated from the UK to OZ

Ditto, I keep a bottle in my bag, sad I know but you never know when the urge to have some chips is gonna hit. :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2004, 4:50 am
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By leanda

Re: Making the most of the shcool holidays.

The day after we moved in, our neighbour sent round their son to play, it was 7.30am on a Saturday morning, they had never met us and we were amazed that their 6 year old son would just walk into a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2004, 10:53 am
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By leanda

Re: Will I find it hard to find rental house that will take my dog too in Brisbane?

We dont have any pets, but trawled through the rental properties for weeks until we settled just outside Brisbane, and from our experience would say that most rental properties do specify no pets,...
Forum: Australia
Nov 25th 2004, 10:42 am
Replies: 101
Views: 5,602
Posted By leanda

Re: Brisbane Expats Meet

Plus us, only read the beginning of this thread about where to have it and when, but yep 8th Jan is great with us and redclifffe/wynum or wherever is great for us. 2 adults and 2 kids. :D
Forum: Australia
Nov 15th 2004, 9:21 am
Replies: 19
Views: 5,126
Posted By leanda

Talking Re: Winter in Brisbane

We arrived at end of August, felt like a lovely english summer morning when we landed and the days were perfect, the locals however were wrapped up, my brother met me at the airport with a beanie hat...
Forum: Australia
Nov 15th 2004, 8:49 am
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By leanda

Its been a while ......

We arrived in Oz nearly three months ago and finally our pc is up and running again, it was not a happy bunny moving, did not commit suicide like the washing machine but was a close run thing. We...
Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2004, 8:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By leanda

Re: Hertford Meeting - October?

Hie Graham,

Just thought would let you know that we arrived in Brisbane around 3 weeks ago now, have settled in well and look forward to meeting up again when you get over, we have finally seen a...
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2004, 9:44 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By leanda

Re: Next Brissie night out??

Me, Me, Me, too, only arrived on Sunday and today is the first time have had a chance to sit down on the p.c. Hubbie got job after two days so been busy car and house hunting, but put me down for the...
Forum: Australia
Aug 24th 2004, 2:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By leanda

Wink Leaving on Sunday....

Only me again, just a quick update, been living at parents for the last four weeks, fly out on Sunday via singapore - stopping over and staying on the Santerosa Island, staying at the Shagri-La Hotel...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2004, 1:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By leanda

Bye..............

Its been a while since I posted, problems with the computer, who is threatening to commit sucide before we go!!

Anyway update: House Exchanged Yesterday - took 17 weeks in total, was a first time...
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2004, 7:43 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 10,406
Posted By leanda

Paradise can be a lonely place without friends,...

Paradise can be a lonely place without friends, saying that though I will be moving out to Brisbane in August so Carrianne / Pollyanna if you fancy a night out let me know!!!
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2004, 7:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,197
Posted By leanda

Hope all goes well, assumed you had gone ages ago...

Hope all goes well, assumed you had gone ages ago as hadn't seen you posting, hope you manage a quick house sale. :D
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