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Forum: Canada
Dec 12th 2009, 8:46 pm
Replies: 128
Views: 7,456
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Home Education

Whoops, I meant "if you don't give your kids" whatever... It was late... :)
Forum: Canada
Dec 12th 2009, 3:09 am
Replies: 128
Views: 7,456
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Home Education

...and let's face it, whatever your criteria of success is and it's different for everyone, if you do give your kids what you hope will make them a success you haven't done your most important job.
Forum: Canada
Dec 12th 2009, 1:06 am
Replies: 128
Views: 7,456
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Home Education

What a thread, wish I had time to check in more often these day...

I'm a teacher, we left the UK 4 years ago, my daughter was 4 and my son was 1, she is now in grade 3 French Immersion, he is in...
Forum: Canada
Jul 25th 2009, 1:07 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Electrician and Teacher - which route?

I pay $20 per 30 minutes.

I've looking into converting my BSc & PGCE into NS teaching and need 39 credit hours extra basically covering a second subject and some professional stuff - I think this...
Forum: Canada
Feb 15th 2009, 1:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Driving Licenses NB & NS

No reason at all. We landed in Ontario, exchanged licenses there, then moved to NS and did it again.
Forum: Canada
Feb 1st 2009, 12:35 pm
Forum: Canada
Jan 28th 2009, 3:24 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: What to do with the kids?

No wave machine at Cole Harbour, but a decent slide, diving board and rope swing. I think there might be one at the Sportsplex in Dartmouth though.

I like Point Pleasant (just for walking while...
Forum: Canada
Dec 5th 2008, 12:57 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Expat Hockey in Halifax?

Just back from the forum, it will have to the pitch of a lifetime... These leagues often get the crappiest ice-time - 11pm on a Friday/Saturday at Scotia 2 - no thanks... Oh and I fell over...
Forum: Canada
Dec 3rd 2008, 2:36 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Expat Hockey in Halifax?

I'm not sure I actually volunteered to play did I? I merely said I don't fall over any more!

BTW I take the thursday evening lessons at the Forum - they are pretty good, esp after the first three...
Forum: Canada
Nov 27th 2008, 7:33 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Expat Hockey in Halifax?

I doubt drubbing is a big enough word, I've been here for a couple of years and have reached the level of "confident of remaining on my feet and going backwards a bit" and probably have quite a way...
Forum: Canada
Nov 6th 2008, 5:55 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,804
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: How Much are you Paying for Heating Oil?

I'm doing a wood stove next year too, in the meantime...

http://thechronicleherald.ca/Business/1088604.html
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2008, 7:27 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 18,076
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Buy! Buy! Buy!

,,,so you are saying that NG is actually nothing like Richmond on Thames after all, apart from having some water running through it?
Forum: Canada
Oct 27th 2008, 5:29 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 18,076
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Buy! Buy! Buy!

I don't need to take a look, I've been there, and granted it's got a wide river and that's where the comparison ends.
Forum: Canada
Oct 25th 2008, 10:52 pm
Replies: 244
Views: 18,076
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Buy! Buy! Buy!

Comparing New Glasgow with Richmond-upon-Thames is just about the most wrong you can get I think...
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2008, 12:30 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,603
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Firewood in Nova Scotia

I don't think so anymore, if you head up to the industrial museum in Stellerton (dangerously close to the North Shore) you can read about all the mining disasters in NS, we were quite prolific at...
Forum: Canada
Oct 20th 2008, 12:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: taking car from uk to canada

What trouble exactly?

Mine went in the container with all my other stuff. All the other things you mention are minor apart from speeding tickets where the policeman gets to stand in a safer...
Forum: Canada
Oct 19th 2008, 10:03 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: taking car from uk to canada

Well, I quite enjoy my 41 year old MG with "the steering wheel on the wrong side" and my neighbours quite like driving it too. But that's by the by...

In a nutshell, if your car is more than 15...
Forum: Canada
Oct 18th 2008, 2:44 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 30,145
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Craig, not 'Creg'! So annoying...

My wife is from Quebec, but she lived in England for 14 years with me and learned her English there. Nearly all Canadians seem to think she's English and her pronunciation is pretty good to the...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2008, 4:35 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: football or ice hockey???

I can only speak for NS and I only have the stardard cable package, but we get one Saturday 3pm kickoff live (at 11am local) and usually the Sunday 4pm kick off (at noon). Before Setanta arrived we...
Forum: Canada
Oct 17th 2008, 10:58 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: football or ice hockey???

I'm with you on that and I've tried to watch hockey...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2008, 8:42 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: football or ice hockey???

Not sure that's true anymore, my Dad got Setanta in the UK and I think had the choice of eight matches one day recently...
Forum: Canada
Oct 16th 2008, 6:51 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,042
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Credit cards, which ones accepted your application?

PC Financial gave me one as soon as I opened a bank account account with them with a $6k limit, this has gone up to $8k and then $10.5k at six month intervals.

Other institutions (inc HSBC who I...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2008, 3:27 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,990
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Crazy!! School age

I think we (from the UK) have been pre-programmed to compete in education, told over and over again that children need to get started as early as they can. I think this is exacerbated by a need to...
Forum: Canada
Oct 13th 2008, 1:09 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Ski Wentworth Fall colour

Very succinct. I think he's avoiding his medication again.
Forum: Canada
Oct 11th 2008, 11:32 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 18,848
Posted By scrubbedexpat074

Re: Uk Tv in Canada

Look for a torrent client with encryption like Vuze, with encrypted torrents, the packet shaping software does not know you are downloading a torrent and can't restrict your speeds...
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