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Feb 22nd 2016, 9:39 am
Replies: 5
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Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Its been a while nearly 6 years in oz

I love it here . Have lovely neighbours , the local shops are friendly, found a decent hairdresser who is prepared to stay open later than normal so I can get my hair done after work.
Have got my...
Feb 9th 2016, 10:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Almost 9 years

Now I'm further south would love to catch up with you too:nod: xx
Feb 9th 2016, 10:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,636
Posted By geordie mandy

Smile Its been a while nearly 6 years in oz

Having never managed to gain permanent work in Wodonga , despite loving the place took a big gamble and accepted a permanent full time position as a Care Advisor in Ballarat towards the end of June...
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2015, 11:44 am
Replies: 14
Views: 5,707
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: HELP!! Ex British army joining the Australian army

Hi there We came over in 2010. Hubby had a year in civvy street inbetween leaving the British army after 25 years and joining as a lateral.
There is a FB page and I know the admin of that group....
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2014, 1:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: What is Frankston like as an area to work and live in

Thanks for all the information. Certainly gives me something to look at.
Cresta I understand exactly what you mean being part of the military for far too long lol.
Mandy
Forum: Australia
Nov 11th 2014, 1:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: What is Frankston like as an area to work and live in

Thank you for the information. One job application down another to go and who knows might just be what I need.
Nov 10th 2014, 2:49 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Still living in Wodonga , still loving the location but not loving the debt we are in with only one wage. Did get some work in Melbourne and I loved the job, found the place too much like a concrete...
Forum: Australia
Nov 10th 2014, 2:35 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By geordie mandy

What is Frankston like as an area to work and live in

Since im still struggling with finding work up here in Wodonga ive been looking for work else where . I did a stint working in Whitehorse and loved the job but the work was only temp. I have seen 2...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2014, 7:24 am
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: City pad in Melbourne for work M-F

Thank you both for the suggestions much appreciated
Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2014, 8:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By geordie mandy

City pad in Melbourne for work M-F

Wondering if anyone who lives in Melbourne knows the best way to have a furnished city base to enable me to work during the week in the Melbourne area and travel back home to Wodonga at the weekends....
Jul 23rd 2014, 6:44 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Have now been living in Wodonga just over 6 months and I love the area, however the -1 is a bit of a shock to the system in a house with poor insulation and high heating bills. The boys have all...
Jul 23rd 2014, 6:40 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

There are beaches you can take your dog to. Just watch out for crocs. I used a good vet in Casuarina but there are plenty of vets. Our dog had to have heart worm injections while living in Darwin....
Forum: Australia
Jan 28th 2014, 3:26 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Darwin School Advice

Hi there
2 of my kids started out at Wanguri and were there 6 months and they hated it. It was not a good school for my kids. They went to Marrara Christian college from Jan 2011 till the end of the...
Dec 7th 2013, 4:15 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Bring what ever you can with you as Darwin is expensive. When you arrive just take it easy and adjust to the humidity and temp. Always have a drink with you as you will dehydrate quickly when you...
Dec 3rd 2013, 9:09 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Just a little update as the past few months have been crazy with the planning for the move from Darwin to Wodonga. October saw me partake in the great cycle challenge to raise money for kids cancer....
Sep 13th 2013, 1:30 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

I can not believe it but after 3 and a bit years of living in Darwin, we come back from our month long holiday in the UK to the news we can finally move from Darwin to Albury Wodonga. So doing things...
Forum: The Barbie
May 15th 2013, 3:40 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 5,709
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: What happens if you lose your soul partner ?

This is something me and my husband have had to discuss in great depth on what we would do if either of us passed on . Unfortunately with my husbands job he is at a high risk of this being a reality....
May 2nd 2013, 4:04 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Cant believe how fast time is going in June it will be 3 years since we landed in Darwin. Since January its had its up and downs with hubby on deployment, and now eldest son at boarding school down...
Forum: The Barbie
May 2nd 2013, 3:49 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 6,397
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: ANZAC Day - Dress Code

This year was my first ANZAC's parade and it was very bitter sweet for me. My middle son marched for the first time with the army cadets. He wished his dad could have been there but unfortunately he...
Nov 14th 2012, 11:57 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

Ive lived in Lyons which is close to the Casuarina shopping center, the hospitals and university and i enjoyed living there but our house was too small so my husbands company moved us to another area...
Nov 13th 2012, 10:01 am
Replies: 159
Views: 64,891
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Arrived a week ago in Darwin

There are a lot of Brits in Darwin as there are other nationalities, I have a Brit freind of mine who works for the NT police answering their phones in the emergency room and im pretty sure they are...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2012, 12:52 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,988
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: Things your grandparents used to say.

My gran used to say eat your crusts you will get curly hair. She knew i hated having straight hair lol.
Sit on the kerb edge will give you piles.
Her best one that still makes me chuckle, ladies...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2012, 12:44 am
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2012, 12:36 am
Nov 9th 2012, 12:38 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 5,707
Posted By geordie mandy

Re: 5 years plus

Coming to mellie at the end of Jan for a weekish as son starts boarding school near Albury. SO i will be travelling to mellie more often.
Mandy
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