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Jan 1st 2011, 10:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By made of kent

Re: so long and thanks for the advice and a long story short :)

:D, no worries, and yes I am happy to be home, Happy New Year all of you.
Dec 31st 2010, 1:38 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By made of kent

Re: so long and thanks for the advice and a long story short :)

Thanks Folks, missed you all, spent the last year or so not knowing our fate, and so lost heart, then finally after a year of knowing hubby didn't have a job, but not officially, you just know when...
Dec 23rd 2010, 3:22 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,246
Posted By made of kent

so long and thanks for the advice and a long story short :)

forgive grammar and all, jet lagged 2 hr sleep in 48, but happy to be home :D
Hi, update, back in the UK, got back yesterday, by a tiny bit of luck, actually huge amount of luck, flight canceled...
Sep 29th 2010, 2:54 am
Replies: 25
Views: 5,923
Posted By made of kent

Re: Attending university in Uk,which college town you recommend?

University of Kent at Canterbury, or the University of Christ Church College Canterbury, both good Universities depending on your needs, I know a lot of lecturers a UKC none at CCC, and to honest not...
Sep 6th 2010, 4:05 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,584
Posted By made of kent

Re: A taste of England in a box

:lol: but having eaten my brothers food I can assure you he is a great chef and even done state occasions :D:D on his 21st birthday he was made to work a double shift for a foreign political leader,...
Sep 6th 2010, 3:53 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,584
Posted By made of kent

Re: A taste of England in a box

my brother is a chef in the British Army and returned from Afghanistan a couple of weeks ago :thumbsup:, as with his 3 tours of Iraq he was working for the Americans, he prefers the British pack,...
Aug 31st 2010, 3:14 am
Replies: 176
Views: 9,335
Posted By made of kent

Re: US Border Patrol - Checking Buses & Trains In NY

interesting thread, and I will admit i haven't read it all, but I have found the US strangulating on my 3 years here, the Paranoia, immigration fears, and documentation! I have joke at least once a...
May 7th 2010, 2:34 am
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By made of kent

Re: Oh er Misses! Moments in the UK Election

Oh Sally! I feel unclean now! shudder! not even sure that the Site will let me say it C u n t ry Mile Gregory's Girl made it famous.
May 7th 2010, 2:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By made of kent

Oh er Misses! Moments in the UK Election

So far I have, "a Country Mile ahead"
"Bell Weather Swing" and
"Premature Election Speculation" all quotes from the BBC News 24, am I watching a 1970's Carry On?:rofl:
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2010, 4:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By made of kent

Re: Help Stranded Brits in NYC

Bloody hell! I an't having strangers for 2 years:rofl: they can just go off! for coffee!
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2010, 3:34 am
Replies: 96
Views: 16,213
Posted By made of kent

Re: American Drinking Culture

Don't mean drinking and driving BTW, just that a Law was sneakily passed, under federal funding and I have no idea which party? interested to know? I like a lot of Brits am shocked at the drink...
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2010, 3:22 am
Replies: 96
Views: 16,213
Posted By made of kent

Re: American Drinking Culture

bloody good point, I saw this and sorry if anyone else has pointed it out, but just having ears boxed right, left and centre about the health care debate and it isn't "constitutional" ? want ever...
Forum: USA
Apr 21st 2010, 3:03 am
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By made of kent

Re: Help Stranded Brits in NYC

N.B. I will most likely be going to this, if anyone wants to meet up[/QUOTE]

Sorry that made me laugh, after the plea, I think that most people here will be doing their bit if possible, I got a...
Apr 13th 2010, 2:55 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,650
Posted By made of kent

Re: There's Another Family in Our Apartment

haha, But I do, my neighbour come's round with her 2 sons.
I unload and start sorting my laundry, and I find their stuff, mainly socks and pullovers, shirts! but her stuff as well! they just shed...
Forum: USA
Apr 13th 2010, 2:15 am
Replies: 3
Views: 741
Posted By made of kent

Re: L1A / L2 interviews tomorrow + house hunting etc

No I will have missed you, unless you check in before you go, I know I was so stressed I wouldn't think to do it, but we where recommended to take our 2 yr old twins by friends, as they are quite...
Forum: USA
Apr 10th 2010, 6:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 8,407
Posted By made of kent

Re: Importing guitar from the UK to the USA

just get a quote, unless you have hash in it? grow up!:confused: it's just post and packing! :confused: may be tax but not a lot!
Apr 10th 2010, 6:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By made of kent

Re: Phoebe Prince~Have your kids had any problems?

not heard it, maybe you could put up a link? All I am hearing today is the F wit woman in Tennessee, who posted her kid back the Russia, and ruined it for others adopting there! she didn't even ask...
Apr 6th 2010, 6:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By made of kent

Re: Advice from all the horse riders please.

I ride English, but love Western, there is a snobbery involved, between the 2 methods, but western is built for comfort and easy, so if you can ride and just want to be out, give it a go, but not...
Apr 6th 2010, 6:05 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,100
Posted By made of kent

Re: Flooded basement

Sorry, not in convo, but same thing, on Tuesday hubby came home at lunch time, and said I'll check the basement, a few people at work have had flooding, we are at the top of a hill, and in the 6...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2010, 6:06 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,792
Posted By made of kent

Re: Missed Dr Appointment

oh! I had a rant, sorry, you are normal mum, I started out saying that, then went off on one :) trust me we all do it (and rant) but you are completely normal mum, US/UK doesn't matter! look for...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2010, 5:42 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,792
Posted By made of kent

Re: Missed Dr Appointment

Oh this was me last year! did exactly the same thing! after about 3 weeks of stressing an American Friend said " they don't actually have your insurance details yet?" "no" "well forget it, find a...
Apr 3rd 2010, 5:00 am
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By made of kent

Re: US to start profiling as part of air security checks

This all because of the "pants" bomber, got to giggle? (not! if he had been successful!)
and so they are profiling and using intelligence? er! underpants guy.. his father told the UK, they told the...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2010, 4:20 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,169
Posted By made of kent

Re: Property tax in CT

that property tax is high, we brought a house in CT, we are on about $8500 a year, on a house that is nearing your mark, just under, but CT is expensive, and you get what you pay for! (including tax)...
Forum: USA
Apr 2nd 2010, 3:44 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,932
Posted By made of kent

Re: Taking food to USA

we where told no food item and no alcohol! in the containers, Que, big party with strange concoctions, great night.
In luggage, nothing with meat, or live plants, so OXO is out, Bisto gravy...
Mar 7th 2010, 2:15 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,860
Posted By made of kent

Re: Cheeky request for help

Done...and to be truthful wasn't going too, as I thought.. stage mum! but that is a cheeky girl being natural not staged, good luck.
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