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Apr 15th 2015, 4:59 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 12,280
Posted By dunroving

Re: Get well soon Dunroving...

Hi All:

Just spotted this. I have been lurking a bit here and there but not really posting much lately.

It's not as bad as it sounds. At the same time as people were on here posting about...
Apr 14th 2015, 5:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By dunroving

Re: Dog Dilemma

If she is doing OK at your mum's I doubt she's thinking of her life as "crap", and the stress of travelling and the upheaval of re-adjusting, even to a nicer environment, could kill her or at least...
Apr 4th 2015, 6:04 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By dunroving

Re: I wonder where Hotscot is?

"Great!! We got the grant!!!"

[pause]


"... Oh crap, that means we have to do the project. " :scaredhair:
Apr 1st 2015, 10:46 am
Replies: 43
Views: 6,846
Posted By dunroving

Re: University fees non residents

Unfortunately, being resident primarily for education purposes does not count towards the 3-year residency requirement.

There have been several previous threads on this part of the forum that...
Mar 27th 2015, 11:05 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,140
Posted By dunroving

Re: Wife having trouble adjusting. Advice?

To be honest, your wife sounds like she is depressed. Has she been to see a GP or a counsellor? If she is depressed, she needs professional help as well as your support.
Mar 27th 2015, 11:02 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By dunroving

Re: Internation Shipping: NYC to Leeds UK

I don't recall any specifics, but there have been loads of posts on upakweship. Just try using the search function and hopefully some of the threads will have personal experiences.
Mar 26th 2015, 5:00 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 8,099
Posted By dunroving

Re: Drink Driving

I don't know about the US but generally in the UK, your third party insurance isn't affected but your own vehicle won't be insured (so victims of your madness are covered but tough luck, you get to...
Forum: USA
Mar 25th 2015, 8:25 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By dunroving

Re: To dump equities or not...

Dump them all. The sky is falling.
Mar 25th 2015, 8:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By dunroving

Re: My VISA WAIVER (VWP)EXPIRED....

Just make you sure you re-read this thread very carefully, and Google "Visa Waiver program" (and read it!) before travelling.

That way, we won't be reading a thread from you like this one in 91...
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2015, 6:37 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 3,323
Posted By dunroving

Re: Taking my Dog to the UK

If you have a very trustworthy kennels (and can afford it), that might be the best solution. It's a bit like the old 6-month quarantine here in the UK (except he wouldn't be quarantined - could be...
Mar 13th 2015, 4:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Posted By dunroving

Re: Advice Needed for move to Scotland, Glasgow

She is, as they say around here, a "Nippy-Sweetie"
Mar 13th 2015, 4:32 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,917
Posted By dunroving

Re: Now a US Citizen wanting to return to the UK......

Then you have passed BOTH required tests - congratulations! One free pass to return to the UK - come on over!
Mar 13th 2015, 4:25 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,917
Posted By dunroving

Re: Now a US Citizen wanting to return to the UK......

I was just kidding. But you will have to take the irony detection test to see if you still have a British sense of humour.
Mar 13th 2015, 4:24 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,917
Posted By dunroving

Re: Now a US Citizen wanting to return to the UK......

If you have been living in the US for more than 10 years, you will be required to take the English as a Foreign language Exam.
Mar 13th 2015, 4:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Posted By dunroving

Re: Advice Needed for move to Scotland, Glasgow

Nicola Spurgeon was on telly a while back telling the world that the SNP and Scotland were morally superior to the rest of the UK in terms of the provision for childcare, so you might want to tell...
Mar 13th 2015, 2:46 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,952
Posted By dunroving

Re: Back 7 weeks... Hating life

Go West (no, Thailand is East!), young man. You are of an age where you should be enjoying life. Sitting in grey, grimy, rainy Britain with no job isn't doing you any good. Even if you go back for...
Mar 13th 2015, 2:14 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,583
Posted By dunroving

Re: Moving with pets, or not

Same as above. Three times.
Mar 13th 2015, 2:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,710
Posted By dunroving

Re: Advice Needed for move to Scotland, Glasgow

See below for ballpark answers (I work in Glasgow)
Mar 13th 2015, 2:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By dunroving

Re: Scotland, dumfries area, monthly costs

I think at the time, it would have been (hypothetically) about 20 years old ... but it did happen rather suddenly, didn't it?
Forum: USA
Mar 13th 2015, 1:37 pm
Replies: 1,632
Views: 344,112
Posted By dunroving

Re: UK state pension and USA social security

Considering the new UK pension laws, it may be an incentive for those with a UK pension to cash it out rather than take a pension from it, in order to avoid WEP ... ??

ETA: I guess not, as people...
Mar 12th 2015, 12:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By dunroving

Re: Net migration to the UK up. Impact on non-EU spouse visa apps?!

I think this is the side-effect of the decision-making regards benefits.

If you* come back and live on the streets, you are more likely to get help. If you move in with family you are deemed to...
Mar 12th 2015, 10:48 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,092
Posted By dunroving

Re: No Pension Payments For Seven Months.

Knock hard on the coffin lid.
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2015, 10:47 am
Replies: 48
Views: 3,323
Posted By dunroving

Re: Taking my Dog to the UK

I think you are making the right decision. :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Mar 12th 2015, 10:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By dunroving

Re: Tax on a present to the US

Maybe the books were seized under some section of the Patriot Act (protecting young US minds from the seditious ramblings of wild middle-aged men)
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