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Forum: USA
Aug 30th 2009, 5:51 am
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By HeatherandTim

The truth is out!

Funny and true!

http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/our-reputation-is-trashed-20090513-b2t0.html
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2009, 9:28 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,453
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Housing Advise - Willoughby, Sydney, NSW

I think a better area would be Crows Nest. Its a younger vibe than Willoughby. (depending on your age of course) Willoughby is a quieter suburb attracting wealthier families. House prices are...
Forum: Australia
Sep 14th 2008, 1:06 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Ryde? Sydney?

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"Places like Manly are nice but tend to attract the type of people who want to be able to say 'I live in Manly' even though I can't afford it - they are generally full of drunk backpackers and...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2008, 11:12 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Ryde? Sydney?

Guess I was being a bit harsh saying I would rather go back to England than live in Ryde because I haven't ever lived in Ryde(although I have been to various places in Ryde and West Ryde) and I...
Forum: Australia
Sep 13th 2008, 6:06 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Ryde? Sydney?

Hi Folks,
I have to jump in here and give my vote to Manly and Northern Beaches which is FAR superior to the Ryde area. No offence intended if you live in Ryde and this is just my observation as I...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2008, 1:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: new here,questions about northern beaches

We live in Frenchs Forest and its only 10 mins to Terry Hills. I think this a great area for families. Close to the beaches, schools etc. This area is preferable to St Ives which is very upmarket...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 5:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Sydney suburbs .

I just noticed that you are considering St Ives. Don't go there. There is absolutely nothing to do for teenagers or you for that matter. Message me for more info.
Heather
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2008, 5:22 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,646
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Sydney suburbs .

I think you should look at Harbord (just had a name change back to Freshwater)
I think it has everything you are looking for. A good pub, walk to beach, a nice village atmosphere. Also close to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 2nd 2008, 6:17 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Dee Why

Hi there
I live in this area and think its a great area to live in.There are lots of families in the area and you are close to the beach and many sporting facilities. The nearest public hospitals...
Forum: Australia
Dec 21st 2007, 11:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: can i bring the tv ? or should i buy one in oz?

We bought our TV's and we couldnt use them. We ended up buying new ones so I would say dont bother. Try selling the before you leave because once you bring them here they are pretty much worthless.
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2007, 3:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,268
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Urgent Sydney suburb advice

Just want to add my bit to this thread. We live in Frenchs Forest and its a great location. Bushy, quiet yet 10 mins to Manly & Dee Why for great restaurants or beach. I find it safe and a good...
Forum: Canada
Sep 8th 2006, 10:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By HeatherandTim

Has anyone used ATB bank

I am going to work in Jasper for 6 months and will need to open an account for my salary to be debited into. Has anyone used ATB bank account and if so is it easy to open an account. Or can anyone...
Forum: Australia
Jul 5th 2006, 10:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Good areas and schools upper north shore

Hello,
Our son and daughter went to Davidson High School and it was good. But its been Three years since they finished. My daughter changed to a Senior Campus at Harbord for her last two years and I...
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2006, 11:30 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,449
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: UK State pension in Oz

You may be interested in this thread
http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=360338
I know I was. WE were just about to pay 10 years backpay of class 3 contributions and now I find out that...
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2006, 6:02 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,605
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Private Health Cover (again, sorry!)

Ive been here for 9 years and never needed to use it so for us it is a waste of money. I am thinking of cancelling it as my youngest is 18. If I had saved the money myself it would have been better....
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2006, 12:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: North shores sydney

Yes. these are great suburbs for children. Lots of families here and things to do (sports etc)and very close to the beach as well. The area is very safe (little crime). Also it is easy to get to Lane...
Forum: Australia
May 6th 2006, 11:21 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Repeat prescriptions?

You will find that there are alot more drugs that you can buy over here than you can in the UK. When I was last back in England, twice I needed to get something from the chemist only to be told that...
Forum: Australia
Apr 10th 2006, 7:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: North shores sydney

We live in a Frenchs Forest which is a good area for families and 15 mins easy drive to Chatwood and 10mins to Dee why and Manly beach. All surroundind suburbs are also good. Try Belrose, Beacon...
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2005, 8:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Anyone live in Fairlight, Sydney?

I think this is a perfect place for a young couple
Expect to pay about $350 -$450 for a two bed unitand it will take you 10-20 mins to walk to the beach.
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2005, 9:39 am
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Google Earth

I have been using this and I can see my house in detail. Its fantastic. I am in Sydney
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2005, 11:51 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,559
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: how long you have been in australia?

Almost 9 years in Sydney and loving it more and more. And we are from Nuneaton near Coventry
Forum: Australia
Sep 10th 2005, 10:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Advice required: we are moving to Sydney

Do you want to be near to the beach? You could look at places like Killarney Heights, Forestville (near to swim centre in Killarney) Frenchs Forest, Beacon Hill. All good areas for families and only...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2005, 9:12 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Botany Bay - any thoughts?

My thoughts are No. There are so many nicer suburbs. Do some more research before settling. Dont know Abbotsford at all so cant comment on that. What about the Northern Beaches....fantastic
Forum: Australia
Jul 14th 2005, 9:29 am
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By HeatherandTim

Entertainment book anyone???

Does anyone in the Sydney area have the Entertainment Book and want to swap any vouchers. I only ever use the ones in my near vicinity ie: Manly, Dee Why and Mosman. I am using one voucher for a big...
Forum: Australia
Apr 19th 2005, 9:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By HeatherandTim

Re: Nice suburbs in Sydney?

If you are looking at northern beaches then the best suburbs are Harbord, Allambie Heights, Beacon Hill, Colloroy Plateau ,Dee Why, Frenchs Forest and others. I would say better than Pymble/Wahroonga...
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