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Sep 20th 2012, 10:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,158
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Relationship on rocks: Want to move back, have a baby, not married.

Thank you for the replies everyone.

To answer some questions - we originally relocated to Montreal, were there for 18 months and all was well til he decided he "missed the UK" and tried to get a...
Sep 19th 2012, 5:31 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,158
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Relationship on rocks: Want to move back, have a baby, not married.

Actually, I disagree. I would gain a lot - better job prospects, family around me, friends, a country where health and service professionals actually speak the same language as me and don't respond...
Sep 19th 2012, 3:03 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,158
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Relationship on rocks: Want to move back, have a baby, not married.

Guess that briefly sums up my scenario...

Currently live in Holland. Hate it here on the whole. Only moved here because my partner of 10 yrs got a new job. I have no job, little prospect of...
Sep 15th 2011, 6:29 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Housing in Amserdam

Regardless of who you rent from, you will be expected to pay at least the contract arrangement fees which are around 200 Eur.

We rent with these guys who only charge these fees and nothing...
Apr 22nd 2011, 4:15 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 22,878
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Meeting people in Amsterdam!

For any sporty females (or guys who want to perhaps be a ref or official) you may want to check out the Amsterdam Derby Dames - Amsterdam's roller derby team :)

We have a friends and family open...
Feb 20th 2011, 12:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Language schools in Amsterdam

Thanks :)
I very much doubt I would get some language courses through work as I am not the most employable right now!! On the plus side that does give me chance to try and learn before serious job...
Feb 3rd 2011, 11:58 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Language schools in Amsterdam

Does anyone have any language school recommendations in Amsterdam? I won't be able to afford much as I am anticipating little/no work for myself on our initial arrival but would very much like to...
Feb 3rd 2011, 11:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Advice about moving to the netherlands

I have yet to find the Dutch "cold" :blink: I have yet to actually move there and already have a number of Dutch friends from a short research trip (3 nights).

From my moving endeavours so far I...
Jan 4th 2011, 7:43 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Advice/help needed....

I don't know if your friend speaks Dutch but I am sure if you or your friend called this organisation someone could point you in the right direction of support if she is feeling suicidal...

SOS...
Dec 2nd 2010, 5:58 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 6,838
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: What's on your Christmas wish list?

I play roller derby - we are only allowed to wear quad skates, not blades!

I think blades would be completely alien to me now and I'd face plant :eek:
Dec 2nd 2010, 3:53 am
Replies: 100
Views: 6,838
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: What's on your Christmas wish list?

New roller skates!!!!!!!!!!

I want these babies as I have been on crap skates for nearly two years now

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Forum: Canada
Nov 13th 2010, 10:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Onwards and... er... East-wards...?

Thanks for the feedback everyone :thumbsup:

I was pretty apprehensive at first. Partly because I was excited about going "home" and partly because I was worried some of the issues which informed...
Forum: Canada
Nov 11th 2010, 10:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Onwards and... er... East-wards...?

Evening all.

Some of you may remember my last post in this section talking about leaving Canada to go back to the UK (due to partner's job mainly). Well, next week we are both flying to Amsterdam...
Nov 10th 2010, 3:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 5,651
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Jetpets

The DEFRA fee is included in the price of BA and they are infinitely cheaper ($1500 quoted for all three cats compared to nearly $2000 with Air Canada not including the fee when collected).

All I...
Nov 10th 2010, 3:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: air fares:one way v's return

We plan on buying a return because it's basically half the price of a one way ticket. If you read the small print on the websites sometimes they say you can claim back some money for unused portions...
Nov 9th 2010, 4:05 am
Replies: 28
Views: 5,651
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Jetpets

Be warned if using air canada - they do not have their own cargo receiving point for animals and use a third party company meaning you will be stung with extra charges when you land (I was quoted at...
Nov 1st 2010, 4:07 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Extra baggage or sending luggage ahead?

Air Transat do not fly from Montreal to the UK. Thanks anyway though.

We're just going to have to struggle on the day with our cases and cats!
Oct 30th 2010, 5:56 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Extra baggage or sending luggage ahead?

We think we will have 5 cases in all (plus three cats!) I did a quote on excess baggage and wasn't overly impressed... I think it may just be cheaper to book extra bags with our airline. I was...
Oct 29th 2010, 10:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,040
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Extra baggage or sending luggage ahead?

Going back to UK in Feb from Montreal and just wondering which in people's experiences worked out cheaper/easier?

Any recommendations for companies to ship extra luggage?

Thanks in advance!
Oct 27th 2010, 4:19 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,487
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Insanity Plea

Had you all maybe thought that the reason for the slightly unorthodox travel requirements is due to perhaps the dog or a person is ineligible to fly due to medical issues?

I hope you find a...
Oct 27th 2010, 4:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Might be moving to Amsterdam...

Thank you for your responses.

I play roller derby and have already looked up the local team and explained my position and they seem very nice so hopefully I would have a head start on the making...
Oct 24th 2010, 2:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Raising boys in Quebec

I am in Montreal and although I don't have children of my own, I worked with an Ex-pat who has a daughter with special educational needs. From what I remember she needed to go through a neurologist...
Forum: Europe
Oct 23rd 2010, 10:30 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 24,456
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: do i need a passport to travel from the UK to barcelona??

You need a passport. If you are travelling by air the airline should be able to confirm this also.
Oct 23rd 2010, 10:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,846
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Might be moving to Amsterdam...

Hi all.

I am a British Expat, currently in Montreal, Canada and we were originally planning on returning back to the UK this Feb however circumstances may mean that we end up in Amsterdam (All of...
Forum: Canada
Oct 6th 2010, 3:44 am
Replies: 42
Views: 6,665
Posted By HurricaneHayles

Re: Anyone in MONTREAL?

I am indeed on FB :) if you search my user name from here you should find me. If not, PM me and will send you my real name.

I haven't found heinz beans locally yet but found some generic beans in...
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