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Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2010, 2:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By Howard Jenings

Parched peas

I used to have these when younger, growing up in Lancashire but have yet to find them over here. Has anyone seen them, they are also known as pigeon peas, black peas, Carlings, maple peas
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2010, 5:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Watching UK TV

Strongvpn.com is your solution, cheap to use it and we have had no streaming problems in the 6 months we have been using it
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2010, 5:34 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,560
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: What illness are you phoning in work with tomorrow?

I'll pass on that, but thanks for the offer - beats getting up at 2.30am anyway !! :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 10th 2010, 4:05 am
Replies: 87
Views: 8,182
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Would you 'lock' a 2 year old in their bedroom?

We used to ignore our 22 month old, but if the tantrum continued for any length of time we would pick him up carry him into our bedroom place him on the floor and close the door the tantrum usually...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 6th 2010, 12:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 13,076
Posted By Howard Jenings

Does 'dogging' over here have a different meaning?

I drove past a hire place today for heavy machinery and on the sign it listed the jobs you use the machinery for, you know drilling, boreing, digging and then dogging, I had to drive past again to...
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2010, 1:07 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Help with uk tv

Strongvpn.com we have been using them for about 4 months now and have had no problems with it
Forum: Australia
Jun 3rd 2010, 6:29 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Always running out of hot water

Can't do anything about it as it is a rental property, it is a new build and a fabolous house - they obviously skimped on the water heater :(:(
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2010, 1:19 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Always running out of hot water

Just checked the tank size and it is only 135 litres, what use is that in a really large 4x2 with a family of 5
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2010, 12:54 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Always running out of hot water

There are 2 bleed valves on the tank, they are called pressure valves I think we have opened them both and hot water comes out of one and cold water comes out the other, no air comes out
Forum: Australia
Jun 2nd 2010, 12:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Howard Jenings

Always running out of hot water

We have a very large Dux water heater that works on the gas cyliners that we buy, just in the last couple of weeks it has startedto run out of water very quickly. The other day my wife had Shower...
May 22nd 2010, 1:03 am
Replies: 663
Views: 127,117
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: The 'Jen1977au' thread

Jenn, just fill it in with what you can and send it back to them, if they are short of relief teachers then it may not matter that you are not Catholic, myself and my wife are not Catholic and we...
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2010, 2:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Need Telstra help/advice

Thanks for the advice, I don't think I can bare another moment on the phone to them so I think I will use the ombudsman online complaint form and see where that gets me.
Forum: Australia
May 20th 2010, 12:12 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Howard Jenings

Need Telstra help/advice

When we arrived in Aus in Jan 2009 we took out Foxtel and ADSL with Telstra (big mistake!!) we moved house in January of this year and were told that because we were moving to a more remote (only...
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2010, 1:17 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,048
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: demerit points

Is that just in QLD or do other states do the same, I have accrued 9 points in AUs and have 3 points on my UK one, but I do not have an Aus license as I am a Temporary resident.
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2010, 11:33 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Failed a Credit check, why??

They will do but I can't find them on our ANZ account pages anywhere, I can get all the transactions but no statements
Forum: Australia
May 19th 2010, 7:52 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Failed a Credit check, why??

100 point check is all good, but now they want my wife to send them 3 utility bills (same company) for our current address - we have only been in here since the end of January and have the...
Forum: Australia
May 18th 2010, 5:08 am
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Hellstra - watch this space!

We are being charged $116 a monthdfor FOXTEL that we cancelled when we moved in January, it is not on our account but appears on our bill, every month I call and they tell me it will be sorted, but...
Forum: Australia
May 17th 2010, 7:58 am
Forum: Australia
May 16th 2010, 3:24 am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Failed a Credit check, why??

It's contract, an iphone. They have now asked for 100 point check which she has e-mailed back- the credit checking agency did not have her on their records and 100 point check is the way round this...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2010, 1:33 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Failed a Credit check, why??

It was Virgin! It was an online purchase on their website. I have ordered one as well, it will be interesting to see if I get through the check. They did give my wife the number of the credit check...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2010, 1:06 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,432
Posted By Howard Jenings

Failed a Credit check, why??

My wife just tried to buy a mobile phone and they had to carry out a credit check, she failed. Not sure why we have been in Aus 15 months, she has no other credit at all she is working full-time,...
Forum: The Barbie
May 8th 2010, 7:23 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,776
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Illness after moving

Same thing here, we were never ill in the UK except for the odd cold. Since moving here the kids seem to be constantly ill, one even spent 10 days in PMH with a lymph node infection, I have had...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2010, 4:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By Howard Jenings

Re: Cheap Water Bill

I don't know why it is so low, we moved rental property at the end of Jan this Year, but where we were before we paid about $175 a quarter, so this one seems really low!!
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2010, 11:29 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By Howard Jenings

Cheap Water Bill

Just had our water bill today $42.00 for 3 and a half months, for a family of 5 who run 2 showers, baths, dishwasher and washing machine- it seems a bit cheap to me! I have checked the meter and it...
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