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Posted By banjo

Re: Getting a UK passport for my kids

hiya,

if you phone them they will post a set of forms to you - no problems. Actually they are quite helpful when you do speak to them.

I didn't supply any 'ID' for our Aussie born son when we...
Oct 3rd 2006, 4:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By banjo

Re: British Driving Licence

I think the word 'provisional' is causing some confusion. I think I am right in saying in Australia 'P platers' have passed their test, but need to display the P plate for a certain length of time to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2006, 6:29 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By banjo

Re: Xmas flights

when we came back we booked through www.bestflights.com.au and they had some very good prices
Oct 1st 2006, 6:25 pm
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Views: 4,465
Posted By banjo

Re: 2nd Thoughts & Hindsight

So how early in 2007 are you hoping to go back? and how long have you been back in the UK for?

We have gone through a period of knowing that we want to be back there, and my husband has a job to...
Sep 26th 2006, 9:15 pm
Replies: 211
Views: 14,636
Posted By banjo

Re: Its awful!

at the risk of upsetting craftybanshee even more..... :p I'm not going to talk about beavers. Don't know enough about them! BUT.....on the subject of customer service:

I really hate it when...
Sep 26th 2006, 5:46 pm
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Views: 14,636
Posted By banjo

Re: Its awful!

well said!
Sep 26th 2006, 4:23 pm
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Views: 14,636
Posted By banjo

Re: Its awful!

here's a thought......if she was on her lunchbreak why not either say, I'm on my lunchbreak would you mind popping back? or alternatively go out of sight to eat her lunch. Was she the only person...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 26th 2006, 2:15 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By banjo

Question Anyone flying 30 / 31 Dec?

Just wondering if anyone else if planning to fly to Oz at the very end of December....and if so what airline you're using and where you're bound....

We'd be heading to Melbourne and seen some good...
Forum: Australia
Sep 26th 2006, 1:06 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,123
Posted By banjo

Re: Anyone used SEEK to find a job outside OZ?

we used Seek and never had any response or as far as we could tell no one even looked at my husbands cv despite there being heaps of jobs in his field. He did manage to get a job easily when we...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2006, 12:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By banjo

Re: Got over my first Aussie clothes purchase

I love Jeans West jeans....one of the few brands that seem to fit my shape. Bought some well over a year and a half ago and no sign of them falling apart yet. :D
Sep 22nd 2006, 8:05 am
Sep 21st 2006, 10:02 am
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Posted By banjo

Re: Absolutely fabulous...yeah right

that's our problem too.....ok if you're not planning to move ever again... but we're making tracks for Australia and knowing our luck the market will come tumbling down just after we buy.
Sep 20th 2006, 6:37 pm
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Views: 2,035
Posted By banjo

Re: Absolutely fabulous...yeah right

yeah that's the thing with renting....that uncertainty - and not to mention the fees! Our agent said we would have to pay another search fee even though we just paid one a couple of months ago! ...
Sep 20th 2006, 3:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,035
Posted By banjo

Re: Absolutely fabulous...yeah right

feel for you Eurotramp.....we were one month into our contract when we found out (through the neighbour) that the landlord was planning on building next year. So, although he may extend by a few...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 20th 2006, 11:10 am
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By banjo

Re: dual nationality allowed?

thanks for the help and info - will pass it on ..... :D
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2006, 8:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By banjo

Re: dual nationality allowed?

thanks for that. Anyone have a link..... :D I have had a brief look on the NZ Embassy website but can't find the info. :o
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 19th 2006, 4:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By banjo

dual nationality allowed?

got a friend who was born in NZ and living here in the UK.....came on 4yr ancestry visa, been hrere sc years now. She's thinking of applying for citizenship.....does NZ allow dual nationality?
...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 18th 2006, 1:34 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By banjo

Re: Why girls shouldnt go to "girls nights" after married

funniest thing I have read in ages! :D
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 18th 2006, 1:30 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,719
Posted By banjo

Re: Australian "fee free" credit cards

we have a Commonwealth one - no hidden fees like that but there is an annual fee of £24. Virgin do a fee free one which I am going to look into.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 17th 2006, 7:55 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By banjo

Re: Amazing world pics.

ok....great topic so I thought I would add a couple of pics of my favourite places. So....these are my amazing places, not necessarily amazing photos. :D
Sep 17th 2006, 7:29 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,307
Posted By banjo

Re: Been back four days!

glad that you're so excited.....nice to read happy stories.....not sure about those ready meals though..... :D
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2006, 4:53 pm
Replies: 158
Views: 7,827
Posted By banjo

Re: 4 Years for Citizenship

:rolleyes: If only that were true.....
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2006, 9:53 am
Replies: 158
Views: 7,827
Posted By banjo

Re: 4 Years for Citizenship

No it's not....but he's pointing out that 4yrs is a very reasonable amount of time. Of course I already have citizenship so it's easy for me to say - but if we had to wait 4yrs or five so be it.

I...
Sep 13th 2006, 7:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By banjo

Re: Recently moved back... having trouble meeting people

welcome to BE....we're not near Kent, so a pint isn't an option for us either - but hang in there things will improve. How long is 'just got back' ? We've been back 4mths and only just met someone...
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