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Forum: The Barbie
Dec 4th 2013, 1:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By RedT

Re: Residents Return Visa...what a crock!

It's my fault for staying in the UK long enough to save money to support myself when I eventually moved here? It's my fault they moved the goalposts (again) and I now don't qualify for citizenship...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 3rd 2013, 1:29 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By RedT

Re: Residents Return Visa...what a crock!

So, we submited our applications last night at 8.30pm, husband gets his approval at 12.30am, I'm still waiting for mine. We can become citizens until next August because they changed the rules and...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2013, 2:00 am
Replies: 47
Views: 13,512
Posted By RedT

Re: "Care" packages from home

Because sometimes only a particular product will hit the spot...or you're homesick and want to reconnect albeit in a somewhat silly way...or someone wants to give you a little reminder of home. Many...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2013, 1:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By RedT

Residents Return Visa...what a crock!

So, our permanent residents visa, which doesn't expire (duh) has to be 'renewed' at a cost of $690 for the two of us. What a money making racket! We're living here, we can prove it, yes we might like...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2013, 1:49 am
Replies: 144
Views: 8,904
Posted By RedT

Re: What's the worst advice you have taken away from B.E

Well I got some bad advice (not sure if it was from here or elsewhere) to avoid meeting up with expats coz it would hamper 'assimilation' with the locals. I stupidly took that advice but I've found...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 29th 2013, 2:53 am
Replies: 47
Views: 13,512
Posted By RedT

Re: "Care" packages from home

It might be cheaper to order them from a site here in Australia and ship to Perth, have a google, there are loads out there :)
Forum: Australia
Nov 21st 2013, 9:43 am
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By RedT

Re: Reciprocal medicare for visitors?

Yes indeed! My parents were here a few years ago, Dad collapsed in church and was taken to hospital. They kept him in for five days, did all sorts of tests and wouldn't discharge him until they were...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2013, 2:10 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By RedT

Re: PR Visa Granted

Congrats! it's a good feeling! Now let the fun begin... :thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 14th 2013, 8:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By RedT

Re: Soooooo....we're off again....

Ooh, that's encouraging! We kind of hope we'll love it that much too. Australia hasn't been what I'd hoped (the husband loves it) but if nothing else some time away will be good to get some...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 14th 2013, 8:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By RedT

Re: Soooooo....we're off again....

Well exactly, we would never have dreamed of this kind of opportunity when we lived in Bromley (!) so it seems rude not to jump in with both feet. Will miss my little niece and nephew terribly but I...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 14th 2013, 12:59 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By RedT

Re: google earth - flat roof

Hehehe....:thumbsup:
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 13th 2013, 1:41 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By RedT

Re: Soooooo....we're off again....

Cheers Steve! Part of me is quietly cacking it and dreading the constant sweating but something needs to change and this opportunity popped up at just the right time, sure we'll give it a bash!...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 12th 2013, 1:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By RedT

Re: Australian accent thread 1001

What kills me is the ad for the car with automatic parking. Apparently you just push the 'budden' and it parks itself....grrrrrrrr......
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 12th 2013, 12:28 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By RedT

Re: Soooooo....we're off again....

I don't know how to multi-quote so I'll just say thanks for all the good wishes, yes there will surely have to be some kind of gathering before we go, yes I've been pestering B with many many...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 12th 2013, 12:26 am
Replies: 81
Views: 6,216
Posted By RedT

Re: Aussie Christmas traditions

Christmas here is just weird. We've had two now and no matter how many Santa's are in the shops etc you just don't feel like it's Christmas when it's 35C outside! It's odd too becuase it's made me...
Forum: Australia
Nov 8th 2013, 2:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By RedT

Re: Making regular payments back to UK

I use ozforex regularly and it's $15 per transfer. They phoned me for the first transfer for security questions etc but since then I've just done everything online with no hassle whatsoever. Plus...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 8th 2013, 2:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By RedT

Soooooo....we're off again....

..this time, to Singapore! Final details tbc but we've applied for our visas (or at least the husbands employer has) and we should be off sometime in January. He's moving up a notch which is nice,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2013, 2:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,339
Posted By RedT

Re: Is it all about Location? Or am I being silly?

Location is definitely a big part of it. We were in Glebe in Sydney which we loved but the rent was too much, we weren't saving anything so we moved to Jannali, near Sutherland. The house is lovely,...
Forum: Australia
Oct 29th 2013, 2:20 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,077
Posted By RedT

Re: Stranger at the Dinner table

Aw, how sad that someone so young is that desperate for something to eat : (

Good on ye for allowing her to sit there and have her fill. Karma to you good man :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 26th 2013, 10:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By RedT

Re: Sydney Cost of Living and Advice Please

Water might also be included in your rental. It wasn't in our first place (but was very little a quarter), it is in our current place. I think the norm is for it to be included...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 22nd 2013, 10:03 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,326
Posted By RedT

Re: Inappropriate At a Funeral???

My family specialises in inappropriate funeral behaviour but I think this would be a stretch, even for us!
Forum: Singapore
Oct 10th 2013, 3:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,996
Posted By RedT

Re: Young British Couple need advice on living the social life in Singapore

I've signed up to the Ladies Group already and tehre are tons of meetings organised by lovely ladies on there. Once I'm actually IN Singapore I'll definitely be checking some of these out.

Hope...
Forum: Singapore
Oct 2nd 2013, 3:14 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,061
Posted By RedT

Re: Moving to Singapore and Need some encouragement!

We're not there yet but hoping to be there before the New Year. I've only been there for four days (en route to Australia) but first impressions were: clean, safe, friendly, shopping obsessed, loads...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 2nd 2013, 3:05 am
Replies: 45
Views: 4,464
Posted By RedT

Re: London (Pollyanna)

The Oyster card has been usable on trains, tubes & buses for yonks. I only left London in 2011 and was using my Oyster to communte from Bromley to Hammersmith for at least 6 years before then. It...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 30th 2013, 1:57 am
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By RedT

Re: . Tom Cruise

It's a sad day for redheads when it's preferable to shag one rather than Tom Cruise, it's not a disease! *flounces*

:p
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