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Forum: USA
Dec 10th 2009, 2:37 am
Replies: 81
Views: 16,687
Posted By nooj

Re: How to Watch Decent UK TV live?

we are using the bbciplayer but I have to download everything first and can't just click and play- is that what evryone does or don't we have enough bandwidth or whatever. Or is it likely to be due...
Dec 10th 2009, 2:19 am
Replies: 67
Views: 4,971
Posted By nooj

Re: migraines, waiting forever at the drs and scans....

good luck with the appointment hon.
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 10th 2009, 2:07 am
Replies: 125
Views: 23,917
Posted By nooj

Re: Getting put down a grade at school

just to agree that its so difficult trying to make the decision when moving from the UK system to the US. Don't feel too guilty or bad about it.

My daughter was also 5 when we moved this June and...
Nov 20th 2009, 2:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By nooj

Nov 17th 2009, 2:16 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,281
Posted By nooj

Re: Christmas Drama

just did a load of Crimbo shopping last night

5 newphew/neices
ma in law
sister in law
sis
and mum

got the bulk from John Lewis online and no delivery charge!
:thumbup:
Nov 9th 2009, 9:14 pm
Replies: 195
Views: 12,013
Posted By nooj

Re: Why do Americans bolt their food and go ?

just a word of support- I'm not from Yorkshire, loathe all things Clarkeson and Daily Mail- but hate even more having to deal with the bland and humourless and oh so literal Stepford Wives...
Nov 5th 2009, 12:00 am
Replies: 91
Views: 4,810
Posted By nooj

Re: Bonfire night...

at my daughter's school they had asked parents to come in and talk about significant cultural events and festivals - I was going to come and tell them about Guy Fawkes night but then the teacher said...
Forum: USA
Oct 27th 2009, 1:16 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By nooj

Re: Taking kids out of School Early

I am sorry that you found that- it was meant to be sympathetic to those parents who expressed frustration and mildly mocking. I leave the construction of a researched and fully argued thesis to...
Oct 26th 2009, 2:00 am
Replies: 405
Views: 27,960
Posted By nooj

Re: Is your accent a problem here?

We are in Atlanta too.
Husband just told me that chap in his work who has strongish North east england accent has just taken new posting back in UK as never managed to gain much credibility with the...
Forum: USA
Oct 26th 2009, 1:29 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By nooj

Re: Taking kids out of School Early

No I don't think it works very well. Summer is not a great time to visit large sections of the world - (Egypt in August not fun.) In other destinations prices are high, places are crowded. And then...
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2009, 10:14 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By nooj

Re: Taking kids out of School Early

well........ I take your point-- but even the Tiffanys and Waynes of our fair isle have a slightly more world view---- you throw up bacardi breezer in Swansea and Sangria in Spain, and tequila in...
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2009, 10:02 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 2,553
Posted By nooj

Re: School fund raising time again!!

our kids school has just done what the OP suggested and sent out an envelope asking for money- I was all for making a donation then husband pointed out that form was written to imply a $500 minimum...
Forum: USA
Oct 22nd 2009, 3:17 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,415
Posted By nooj

Re: Taking kids out of School Early

good for you! i love that! :thumbup:

I think this out of proportion attitude by schools, coupled with the badly spaced school holidays means that the american education system turns out people...
Oct 20th 2009, 1:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By nooj

Visiting Scottsdale for xmas any ideas??

hello peeps. We decided cannot face 1st Xmas back in blighty so are going to Scottsdale for a week over Christmas.

Have 2 children aged 4 and 6 - any good ideas of what to do/ where to go?
Would...
Forum: USA
Sep 20th 2009, 9:07 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 5,814
Posted By nooj

Re: I'm an Agnostic Get Me Outta Here !

yes totally agree!! The best time to do anything down here (GA) is Sunday before noon when they are all out god bothering.:thumbup:
Forum: USA
Aug 12th 2009, 10:57 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 7,802
Posted By nooj

Re: Brit food in supermarkets

whereabouts in Atlanta area? I tried Delk Road and East Piedmont in Cobb with no luck.
Jul 30th 2009, 11:25 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 3,550
Posted By nooj

Re: Cadbury's Caramel

bacon, bacon, bacon..........

the tragedy of living somewhere where you get wonderful avocados, but rubbish bacon- thus rendering the creation of the perfect sandwich both a delight and a horror....
Jul 30th 2009, 12:32 am
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Re: are all american parents over protective

oh it can't have been that bad- I've seen Sister Act- those nuns sure can boogie...!!;)
Jul 27th 2009, 9:13 pm
Jul 27th 2009, 8:51 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Re: are all american parents over protective

thats a really interesting point- this is our first time in the US so I've nothing to compare it to. My god- I thought you got pushy parents in London but this lot!?

I've been trying to find some...
Jul 27th 2009, 6:46 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Re: are all american parents over protective

yes I did I'm afraid- I was still a tad annoyed and it kind of came out... fun though
Jul 27th 2009, 6:40 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Re: are all american parents over protective

Excellent :thumbup:

Thank you everyone - i feel really cheered up now. been here 6 weeks now and I think the holiday feeling was beginning to wear off.
Jul 27th 2009, 6:33 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Re: are all american parents over protective

well quite! thanks for that!!
Jul 27th 2009, 4:25 pm
Replies: 95
Views: 8,473
Posted By nooj

Unhappy are all american parents over protective

I think I have just had a bit of a social car crash.

Nice Pool Mom invited me to meet up with her and some of her chums at our neighbourhood pool for a few hours with the kids. We got there a bit...
May 3rd 2009, 7:59 am
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By nooj

Re: London embassy wait times ahhhrrggg

cheers- (although it seems shed loads of cash wouldn't hurt either!)

by the way love your cute US spelling!!!
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