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Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 18th 2017, 7:10 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,606
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Anyone left Sweden for the UK?

I moved back to the UK for 9 months. I could hardly wait to return to Sweden! It wasn’t the country I left 10 or 11 years ago.
Forum: India
Oct 19th 2017, 11:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Mike1001

Re: 3 month annual family spiritual and culture visit

Andy, if you think I have misunderstood, please feel free to explain, thanks.
Forum: India
Oct 18th 2017, 10:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Mike1001

Re: 3 month annual family spiritual and culture visit

Thank you for your reply. One persons poison is another persons cure.
Forum: India
Sep 25th 2017, 8:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Mike1001

Re: 3 month annual family spiritual and culture visit

Thanks
But I don’t believe Wikipedia is the font of truth. I myself tend to experience or listen to first hand accounts before making judgements.
Forum: India
Sep 25th 2017, 5:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Mike1001

Re: 3 month annual family spiritual and culture visit

Thanks! its very good of you to give me a heads up, I will check out the link.
I do think I am ok with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev though. He seems to be extremely well known and is highly regarded. Who...
Forum: Scandinavia
Sep 24th 2017, 2:45 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 18,376
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Looking at possible move to Norway....or Iceland.....

Seriously bigmak, if you want the real lowdown on Norway pm me.
Forum: India
Sep 24th 2017, 2:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Mike1001

3 month annual family spiritual and culture visit

Hi,
I am looking to plan visits to Coimbatore region for 3 months every year. We hope to visit or attend the Isha center and allow our primary aged kids to learn some local Indian language, culture...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jul 24th 2017, 11:17 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 18,376
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Looking at possible move to Norway....or Iceland.....

1. For the big man. Barnavernet are your worst nightmare, whatever anyone has been through in UK, the UK protects through the normal court system ( ATM) your right to a private family life. Norway...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jul 16th 2017, 4:14 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 18,376
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Looking at possible move to Norway....or Iceland.....

Hi BigMak,
I hope you are doing good today.
Ok not wishing to beat the issue to death re networks. A job gives you instant access to networks and family usually helps with a job. If you have a job,...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jul 16th 2017, 9:26 am
Replies: 81
Views: 18,376
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Looking at possible move to Norway....or Iceland.....

I will only discuss privately as I said. But anyone seriously wishing to move to for example Sweden or Denmark, which are by far in my experience miles ahead of Norway. A)Needs a job, B)needs access...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jul 12th 2017, 7:57 am
Replies: 81
Views: 18,376
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Looking at possible move to Norway....or Iceland.....

Hi BigMak,
I have lived in Sweden Norway UK and back to Sweden in the past 4 years!Sweden without doubt is the best place I have been, although from some of my posts you may wonder!
My very strong...
Forum: Scandinavia
Mar 12th 2017, 9:51 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 4,220
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Moving to Sweden

Language language language! Unless you have a definite job offer preferably with an English speaking company or BU then you must have at least rudimentary Swedish. Preferably you can read Swedish....
Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 4th 2017, 2:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund

Thanks Morpeth.
I do think you may be running the risk of over-simplifying now :) Me? Im off to watch Geordie shore now.
Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 3rd 2017, 8:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund

So here we are. A hot dinner at school for an 8 year when its -15c is too much to ask from a country that regularly boasts the best country in the world to live in, and has the highest or top 3...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 3rd 2017, 6:19 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund

Well, i just don't get it, how can the average Norwegian be up to his/her bottom lip in debt and at the same time all this lovely money held in trust by their govt. I must be a simple fellow. As far...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 3rd 2017, 3:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund

Its a complicated business. Norwegian wealth fund for me is a strange concept. How does the average Norwegian benefit from a wealth fund owning hotels and real estate in NY? I think a few more decent...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jun 17th 2016, 7:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 5,068
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Considering potential move to Sweden... (UK National)

Well in spite of my flagging up warnings for anyone wishing to deal with Swedish systems and demands, I have to say Norway is worse! Hence returning to Blighty at earliest opportunity!
Forum: Scandinavia
Jun 10th 2016, 7:39 am
Replies: 6
Views: 5,068
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Considering potential move to Sweden... (UK National)

Hi Jamie,
I have lived in Sweden and Norway for over 3 years. My very strong advice to anyone independant of age occupation or qualific tions who is considering a move to either of these countries...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jun 3rd 2015, 8:59 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Moving to Sweden, what problems lay ahead?

Its imperative you learn the language to a level where you can have a rudimentary conversation. I was in Sweden for 2 years without the language and no chance of a decent job. And I can command a...
Forum: Scandinavia
Mar 17th 2015, 1:05 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Moving to Kiruna Northern Sweden - tips

Northern Sweden is no joke. Think about one of the reality shows based in Alaska and you will be about right mate.
Unless you are on serious serious money you may wish to reconsider. If however you...
Forum: Europe
Dec 25th 2014, 6:41 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

Not the point of where you are geographically. Being an outsider is more the narrative of not needing to feel at home or with yer ain folk as the Scots may say. As for the British Empire its alive...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 11th 2014, 10:59 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,673
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Sweden or not?

My little tuppence worth. Selfish people are everywhere. Drunks are everywhere. Taxes are everywhere. Crime is industrial in scale and controlled at high levels. Wherever you go in the world these...
Forum: Europe
Dec 11th 2014, 10:36 am
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

Ive always been an outsider. Its good for the brain. :)
Forum: Europe
Nov 27th 2014, 3:07 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 11,445
Posted By Mike1001

Re: Advice for permanent move to Slovenia

Thanks again for the interest and comments.

The Slovenian thoughts were it appears now at least, no more than romantic musings from a northern european dreaming of sunnier climes and wholesome...
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