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Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2011, 1:30 am
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By giz

Re: Car rego

Thanks...if that's the way it is, that's the way it is.

Cheers
Giz
Forum: Australia
Nov 22nd 2011, 1:01 am
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By giz

Car rego

I bought a car just last week and on 15-Nov renewed the registration for 12 months.

I only noticed after I was putting the sticker on the car that the new expiry date is 27-Sep-2012 (not...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 1:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By giz

Re: Thin Lizzy...

I envy those that have seen them live. I was a 70s baby so was a little too young to appreciate them at the time.
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 1:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By giz

Re: Thin Lizzy...

You're right...i'm a bloke...i shouldn't be multi-tasking
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 1:05 pm
Replies: 19,167
Views: 1,086,616
Posted By giz

Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 12:56 pm
Replies: 19,167
Views: 1,086,616
Posted By giz

Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 12:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By giz

Re: Thin Lizzy...

LOL...I think Tin Lizzie was also the nickname of Ford Model T car. this is where Thin Lizzie got the name...just changed it from Tin to Thin.
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 12:48 pm
Replies: 19,167
Views: 1,086,616
Posted By giz

Forum: The Barbie
Nov 2nd 2011, 12:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By giz

Thin Lizzy...

Irish Rock legends on Foxtel channel 132 (1 hour show).

I know the irish audience on BE will love it anyway.
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2011, 2:02 am
Replies: 37
Views: 6,705
Posted By giz

Re: sydney or melbourne ?

Try this:

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/compare_countries_result.jsp?country1=United+Kingdom&country2=Australia

Don't know how accurate it is though
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2011, 5:00 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By giz

Re: IT jobs in Perth

Thanks a lot Helen...
I'll take a look at these.
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2011, 11:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By giz

Re: IT jobs in Perth

We find it's the rent that is the killer in Sydney. We're in a really nice suburb in Sydney, 4 bed + rumpus and large outdoor entertaining area (no pool) and paying $995 per week. Would you pay...
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2011, 10:01 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,705
Posted By giz

Re: sydney or melbourne ?

Its fairly straighforward...

There is definately more jobs in Sydney than in Melbourne (but you only need one).
My estimate is that salaries are 10-15% higher in Sydney but then again so is the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2011, 9:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By giz

IT jobs in Perth

Hi,

I'm considering a move west away from the busy-busy, expensive-expensive life in Sydney.

How is the IT job market in Perth? I have 18 years industry experience in both technical and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2011, 2:58 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By giz

Re: House rentals

Hi Jason,

We found getting a good rental very difficult. All the advise you see here about getting the paperwork ready is important, but the best bit of advise i got was to keep a close eye on...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2011, 2:48 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By giz

Re: Cold feet? Normal or run for the hills now?

Yes, ours kinda fell into place before we left. My wife was made redundant whilst we were in the process of applying for the visa and so didn't bother looking for another job. I'm an IT contractor...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2011, 2:09 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By giz

Re: Cold feet? Normal or run for the hills now?

When I read this I thought that my wife had written it 5 months ago. We arrived from Ireland at the end of April, experienced the guilt that you describe and the cold feet but we were determined to...
Forum: Australia
Aug 8th 2011, 1:48 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By giz

Parking at Gordon Station

Hi,

I start work in the city tomorrow. I'm living in West Pymble and figure the best station for me is Gordon. Does anyone have any idea about parking in the area?

I expect I'll be getting...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 2:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,957
Posted By giz

Re: Any tips for suppressing the feeling of anxiety/stress/frustration of emigration?

Glad I was able to give you some sort of reassurance:confused:

We took a holiday rental in Frankston for 5 weeks to give us time to have a look around. I wouldn't recommend booking (or trying to...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 1:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By giz

Re: Orange-themed wedding

Here's a few options:

http://www.wtfcostumes.com/costumes/fat_orange_costume.jpg

http://docostume.com/images/l/200908/12513400200.jpg

And just incase the other half doesn't have an outfit...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 1:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By giz

Re: are your chicken fillets the right size?

:rofl: That was one of the first things I noticed after our first megabucks shopping 2 weeks ago.
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 1:18 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By giz

Re: Driving from Melbourne to Sydney

3 young kids - not impossible but won't be pretty
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 1:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,957
Posted By giz

Re: Any tips for suppressing the feeling of anxiety/stress/frustration of emigration?

Been there done that...

We arrived in Melbourne 2 weeks ago having been through the same experience you are having.

To be honest it hasn't got any easier for us since we got here. Looking for...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 5:19 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,969
Posted By giz

Re: Graffiti in Melbourne stinks

It wasn't the graffiti art that I was referring to, I would have a certain amount of appreciation for that.

It's more the likes of this crap that you get in the suburbs that really gets on my...
Forum: Australia
May 4th 2011, 5:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By giz

Re: Driving from Melbourne to Sydney

I see that the coastal route would be 3-4 hours longer drive which is not necessarily an issue, so is it a more interesting route with more to see? I'm thinking maybe if there is something of note...
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