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Dec 19th 2009, 9:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By dickchap

Re: Thinking of moving back : Aus to UK shipping advice pls

I've been back in the UK now for 4 months now, and don't regret the move back to the mother land one bit. I used OSS who were fantastic. I lived in Mackay, QLD where OSS had a regional operator...
Jun 8th 2009, 9:04 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,726
Posted By dickchap

Re: Haywards Heath

I lived in Haywards Heath when I was growing up. Remember it as happy times but haven't lived there for a few years. Passed through it a few times and the town is quite small but from what I saw...
May 25th 2009, 12:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By dickchap

Re: Sending container home before arrival

The company i am using are taking the container door to door, but i will clear this up with them tomorrow as i'm sure this is not the first time this has happened.

DC
May 25th 2009, 8:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By dickchap

Sending container home before arrival

To all BE

Has anyone sent a container home where it arrives before you get home yourself?

What i mean by this is that my wife and children are already back in the UK, but i have to stay on in...
May 7th 2009, 12:06 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By dickchap

Re: Goodbye tears

I have a calender that i have already been crossing off on a weekly basis. This i will carry on.
May 7th 2009, 10:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By dickchap

Re: Goodbye tears

Cricket1

Thanks for your comments. The latest i will stay out here is until Mid October as this is when i will have worked 1 year at my company and only owe them 50% of the relocation fees that...
May 7th 2009, 10:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By dickchap

Goodbye tears

Sad a sad farewell to Mrs Dickchap and the kids at Rockhampton airport today. I knew this time would come and that saying farewell for now would be a tear jerker. I just pray that my remaining...
May 5th 2009, 9:41 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 6,405
Posted By dickchap

Re: Stranded In Oz....Need Help!!!!

I might be wrong but I think with Aspergers the fact that they are very logical could be why he is so petrified, I know someone with the condition and they are very knowledgeable about the solar...
May 5th 2009, 11:10 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,149
Posted By dickchap

Re: One Way ticket booked....

We have SKYPE mobiles and also web cams so we willl be able to chat as much as we want it just means getting up early or staying up late. We will have to work round the time difference.
May 5th 2009, 8:57 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,149
Posted By dickchap

Re: One Way ticket booked....

Started packing today!! I'm scared! I'm excited, I'm worried, I'm happy I'm, sad I'm all sorts of things at the moment. Hubby been very quiet since being in from work. I think it has suddenly hit...
May 5th 2009, 4:47 am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,149
Posted By dickchap

Re: One Way ticket booked....

Good luck with the move, not long to wait! Hope all goes well. Don't forget to do an update. I've only got 2 more sleeps then back to the land of the living. Good luck.:)
May 4th 2009, 6:57 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,022
Posted By dickchap

Re: Does the weather in the UK suck eggs & makes you yearn for sunny weather?

I would say that after 8 months of heat/rain I am bored with it. I long for seasons that offer something different to the previous one. While living in Queensland it is either hot and humid or...
May 4th 2009, 4:51 am
Replies: 42
Views: 4,586
Posted By dickchap

Re: Ahhhhh memories for those 40+

OMG I remember doing that on a Sunday evening. Listening to the whole top 40 just to record about 5 of your favorite songs. I then started taping my favorite bands on TOTP on a Thursday. I filled...
Forum: The Barbie
May 4th 2009, 2:37 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,379
Posted By dickchap

Re: Am I kidding myself on!!?

Give it a go. You will never know unless you try. Loads do it and love it. Some do it end up going back. Life is what you make it. Don't live with regrets! We have done it, know it's not for us...
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2009, 11:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By dickchap

Re: Cleaning before shipping

Just make sure everything is as clean as can be. Especially shoes, make sure no mud, grass etc. It's better to be safe than sorry.
May 1st 2009, 11:22 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Posted By dickchap

Re: Got It

Congraatulations. Another box to tick. Hope Mr Flea enjoys his new job and now the fun of looking for a property begins. I'm sure you will find something in that lovely part of the country....
Forum: Australia
May 1st 2009, 7:58 am
Replies: 43
Views: 3,771
Posted By dickchap

Re: Is it better raising your kids in Oz?

I would say it depends on where you live. I haven't found that it has been better to bring up my kids here. I thought they would have loads to do outdoors but it's either too hot or raining. There...
Forum: The Barbie
May 1st 2009, 3:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By dickchap

Re: Phew wot a scorcher ...

I hope it's true. I'm returning to the UK next week and the only thing I'm going to miss is the weather. Long summer nights sitting outside in a pub garden, bliss, can't wait, Looks like I am...
May 1st 2009, 3:45 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By dickchap

Re: Four Missing Words

I'm with you on that one. I brought my kids up to show respect and manners. When out shopping and an Ozzie adult knocks into my 8 year old son he gets quite upset when there is no "sorry"...
May 1st 2009, 2:41 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By dickchap

Re: Worried about going home.

As I said I have done caring in the past and know a bit about dementia. I have explained to MIL that what FIL is doing is down to the illness and he needs a lot of help as things are only going to...
Apr 30th 2009, 11:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By dickchap

Re: Worried about going home.

My hubby is not a very straight talking guy. Whenever he has approached his mother about things in the past she turns on the water works! It's pathetic to see a 55year old woman cry over a...
Apr 30th 2009, 2:35 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By dickchap

Re: Four Missing Words

I have noticed that when speaking about a date they miss the nd, th, st etc and it just doesn't sound right saying "May one" instead of "May 1st". Drives me mad!!:curse:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 30th 2009, 2:31 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,113
Posted By dickchap

Re: Flying on sunday and scared of swine flu

My family are visiting at the moment my nan-in-law arrived with a cold which she thinks she got from the plane. I am due to fly back to the UK next week 08/05/09 and I'm worried sick. I'm going to...
Apr 29th 2009, 10:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By dickchap

Re: Worried about going home.

Thanks for the advice. I don't mean to sound like I am moaning (I am really) but the reason we are returning sooner than Hubby is because our rental is up at the end of May and he has to pay back...
Apr 29th 2009, 8:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By dickchap

Re: Worried about going home.

If things get to bad then I will go and stay at my sisters. I have already arranged a holiday to Spain during the summer to see my dad. She is a very uncaring sort of person she doesn't mean to be...
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