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Nov 12th 2019, 1:23 am
Replies: 97
Views: 5,799
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Biggest Money Lessons from Living in Canada

Don't do all of your food shopping in one place seems to be much more beneficial financially than in the UK.

A bit obscure but I learned not to order Chinese takeaway like you would in the UK....
Nov 12th 2019, 1:14 am
Replies: 151
Views: 7,691
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Winter 2019/20 It's here

Compared with New Brunswick winters it's a picnic down here. Say hello to dodgy Dave in Panama for me 😁
Nov 11th 2019, 11:04 pm
Replies: 151
Views: 7,691
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Winter 2019/20 It's here

It has been snowing steadily here most of the day. Enough to shovel not enough to start the snow blower. Wet heavy snow. :ohmy:
Nov 5th 2019, 4:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Whodunnit - solve the mystery please

Curtain twitcher has rung the council and said that it's been parked there "for the longest time" :rofl:
Nov 4th 2019, 1:32 am
Replies: 151
Views: 7,691
Posted By Alex2201

Forum: Canada
Nov 3rd 2019, 1:24 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,990
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Anyone from Ontario?

As above getting a job and a your feet on the ground is the way to go.

You might want to look around Brantford and area, Paris for example. It has most of what you would need /want day to day....
Nov 2nd 2019, 1:29 am
Replies: 297
Views: 18,820
Posted By Alex2201

Re: UK General Election

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/britishexpats.com-vbulletin/617x960/fb_img_1572654578099_a04426208279e36f72bcaf47d82b95910cbe37eb.jpg
Interesting to compare.
Oct 31st 2019, 11:44 pm
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,407
Posted By Alex2201

Re: PM Boris

It is alarming when you look at the parallel. Until recently I honestly thought that people were brighter on average. I don't think that Boris is half as thick as Trump. I think that he is basically...
Oct 31st 2019, 10:31 pm
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,407
Posted By Alex2201

Re: PM Boris

Thatcher was lying 😉

Parliament actually doing exactly what it is designed to do is acting like a 3 year old at dinner? :rofl: give your head a wobble mate.
Oct 31st 2019, 9:57 pm
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,407
Posted By Alex2201

Re: PM Boris

I thought it was today do or die? :rofl:

The problem that I have with him is that it doesn't matter what his policies are and whether or not you can agree with them. It is that he has been proven...
Forum: Canada
Oct 31st 2019, 9:46 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,511
Posted By Alex2201

Re: New to Halifax, NS

Amazon has most of what you would want and usually cheaper.

Masstown market used to do half decent fish and chips in the summer months.
Oct 31st 2019, 9:38 pm
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,407
Posted By Alex2201

Re: PM Boris

In true Boris style of hippocracy and bs he is going to campaign on undoing all the things that his party has been inflicting on the country over the last 9 years. I really hope that the British...
Oct 31st 2019, 9:33 pm
Replies: 737
Views: 78,977
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Breakfast Choices

I can't be the only one who had a snuffle through the Halloween chocolate this morning can I? :rofl:
Oct 31st 2019, 9:26 pm
Replies: 297
Views: 18,820
Posted By Alex2201

Re: UK General Election

I would vote Labour because I strongly agree with their policies.

I have voted Lib Dem in the past both in the absence of a Labour candidate where I was living and as a protest against Blair...
Oct 6th 2019, 10:53 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 28,894
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Rugby League

I watched the game down the boozer here in Windsor. We couldnt make it up to TO this weekend. I found myself torn between who I wanted to win but in the end the best team has prevailed. I am...
Oct 6th 2019, 1:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Toronto Wolfpack Rugby League

I was watching the game yesterday and I was torn between the two sides. My heart wanted Feath to win but my head TO. I am really looking forward to seeing SL Rugby here next year! :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Sep 14th 2019, 8:31 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Alex2201

Re: U Haul---- any alternatives, suggestions small move from Ont to NS

We moved from New Brunswick to Ontario last year. U Haul by far the cheapest when calculated all in. It is worth looking at all the options on the website as it was cheaper on the dates we wanted it...
Forum: Canada
Aug 6th 2019, 12:48 am
Replies: 52
Views: 6,917
Posted By Alex2201

Re: car insurance

Car Insurance is very expensive in Canada. When it comes to driving the average Canadian is as good at it as the average Brit is at Ice Hockey. The other part of the problem is that despite numerous...
Forum: Canada
May 16th 2019, 1:52 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,585
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Tell me about your part of Ontario and why you Love it!

We moved to Windsor last September and are loving life here. Windsor is a medium sized city (275K) that has everything that you would want/need day to day. The place is doing well economically right...
May 12th 2019, 6:02 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 28,894
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Rugby League

I seem to remember that getting the loudest cheer of the afternoon :rofl: We enjoyed it. We thought that Bradford's kicking game let them down a bit. Decent showing from their fans too. We were...
Forum: Canada
Apr 21st 2019, 10:10 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 8,526
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Fredericton - a good word

I picked out a few things from your extensive post that do actually really ring true for me and my time in NB. I also had a good laugh at Mille F's comment on the other thread as it is accurate imho...
Forum: Canada
Apr 21st 2019, 9:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Alex2201

Re: New Brunswick and Employment

I used to go out with a Teacher when I lived in Moncton. The profession seems to be in a mess. There are many problems within the education system itself not least amongst which is a lack of funding....
Apr 10th 2019, 3:34 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 28,894
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Rugby League

I have not had a chance to watch any NRL yet this season but I am hoping the Bulldogs avoid the wooden spoon. As for NRL vs Super League much to my annoyance my Canadian Mrs does! I am convinced its...
Apr 10th 2019, 3:03 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 6,200
Posted By Alex2201

Re: Greggs or Tim Hortons?

Greggs every time. The breakfast sandwich choices. Tims is overly salty processed rubbish. Greggs at least does a proper bacon and egg on a baguette.
Dec 1st 2018, 6:12 pm
Replies: 490
Views: 32,767
Posted By Alex2201

Re: The new winter thread - 2018-19

We had this tree to the side of the house in Riverview. I loved it when it was covered in snow - very Christmas card like :thumbsup:
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