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Forum: The Barbie
Nov 9th 2014, 11:11 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,154
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Sydney public transport

^^^^ This, so much this.:goodpost:
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 20th 2014, 6:30 am
Replies: 514
Views: 27,786
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Scotland and Independance

Yes this, apart from the "suddenly" bit. Sorry read this after I replied to your other post.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 20th 2014, 6:28 am
Replies: 514
Views: 27,786
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Scotland and Independance

Sorry but that's piffle. The Scots have known about and been debating/discussing this for months. What you actually mean is that the London based media and politicians didn't really pay any attention...
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2014, 12:22 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By tartankoala

Re: New job near Macquarie Park, Sydney - where to live?

So all landlords have to provide a sink?!:rofl:
Forum: Australia
Jun 23rd 2014, 11:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By tartankoala

Re: New job near Macquarie Park, Sydney - where to live?

:ohmy: Really? I've never had a washing machine/dryer in any rental I've had in Sydney. Dishwashers yes, all other appliances no.
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2014, 11:55 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By tartankoala

Re: New job near Macquarie Park, Sydney - where to live?

Generally, in my limited experience, no.
Forum: Australia
Jun 21st 2014, 9:38 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By tartankoala

Re: New job near Macquarie Park, Sydney - where to live?

http://britishexpats.com/forum/australia-54/stressed-sydney-rental-help-needed-822605/

http://britishexpats.com/forum/australia-54/working-north-ryde-anyone-recommend-syndey-family-suburb-784148/...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 5th 2014, 12:43 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Speed camera location not advertised

There is a really simple solution to not being caught by speed cameras :getcoat:
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2014, 10:50 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,183
Posted By tartankoala

Re: HELP PLEASE NEIGHBOUR RUINING HOUSE OPENS

If you don't go down the private viewing route (which would be my choice) then either your agent or you will have to stand at the door and refuse them entry next time. I doubt you are going to avoid...
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2014, 10:48 am
Replies: 98
Views: 9,075
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Moving to which city?

$65k sounds very low for a Software Developer in Sydney imho.

Have you had a look on seek.com.au?
Forum: Australia
Feb 23rd 2014, 2:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Where to live?

Take a step back here, if someone was to ask you "hey I'm moving across to Europe can you recommend me somewhere to stay?" you'd think that was a pretty ridiculous question wouldn't you?

All the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 3rd 2014, 3:36 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By tartankoala

Re: A few questions about Sydney...

Residency stretches to "is your suburb in the Manly council jurisdiction?". As a resident or tenant you can apply for 2 parking permits Link...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2014, 10:52 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By tartankoala

Re: email address in Australia

That'll be a "Made in Australia" one?! :p
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2014, 10:51 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,688
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Best Suburbs in Sydney-again sorry!

I'd agree with that. I live in the southern end of the NBs so any bus ride to city is shorter than an hour.
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 1st 2014, 3:08 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,078
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Redbacks

In 5 years I'd never seen one, then we moved into our current rental and its like Redback Central Station!

Little feckers seem to like congratulating on my garage door (worryingly right at the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 1st 2014, 12:53 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,688
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Best Suburbs in Sydney-again sorry!

Meh, it's not too bad if you can use the T3 lanes (legally!).
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 10:49 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,688
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Best Suburbs in Sydney-again sorry!

I see you've mentioned "Northern Beaches". A daily commute from here to Balmain would be a complete biatch, imho. A quick check shows a minimum of 3 buses!
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 10:46 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By tartankoala

Re: email address in Australia

Yes, but when you arrive in Oz make sure that you go into the settings of your pc or laptop and set the flux capacitor to 11.





OK that last bit was made up :p, but yes a hotmail.co.uk...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 10:28 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By tartankoala

Re: email address in Australia

As others have said, it depends on who is providing your email address. If it's gmail or hotmail then it's fine you don't have to change anything. However if it's an account you'll be closing when...
Forum: Australia
Jan 31st 2014, 10:25 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,688
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Best Suburbs in Sydney-again sorry!

Balmain is not in the CBD. You will find something good in Balmain (or one of the surrounding suburbs) for $900/week.
Forum: Australia
Jan 27th 2014, 6:16 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Stressed in Sydney - Rental Help Needed!

Love it when a plan comes together :thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2014, 11:09 am
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Geko Lamps and Window Sun Shades?

No worries, shop around you might find them cheaper somewhere else. I just used that link as an example.

Before you buy, make sure it's big enough to fit your window.
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2014, 11:08 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Stressed in Sydney - Rental Help Needed!

Good thing about Rhodes is that its a very short walk to Ikea!! ;)
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2014, 11:06 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Stressed in Sydney - Rental Help Needed!

I know where you are coming from. Units where mirrored wardrobes were cracked, sockets hanging off the walls, dead cockroaches lying about everywhere because the agent had just "bombed" it. And these...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2014, 10:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By tartankoala

Re: Stressed in Sydney - Rental Help Needed!

Welcome to Sydney! I remember going through this as well. Going along to rentals that we thought were within our price range and being shocked at the utter shitness of their conditions. We had to...
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