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Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2019, 6:10 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,577
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Helllo Speaking from personal experience...

Helllo

Speaking from personal experience (which no doubt BEVS will pooh-pooh and shoot down!), I have always found it easier to get a job once you are in the actual country.

In my previous job,...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2019, 5:36 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,070
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Christmas postage dates 2019

?

Yes dear. I know that. I am not stupid.

I lived in NZ for two years

I have always sent my Xmas cards on 18th December or thereabouts every year.

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Forum: Back Home
Dec 15th 2019, 5:24 am
Replies: 45
Views: 35,229
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: 4 Years and Still Struggling

:thumbsup:

Yes. I think so too.

And if that particular group does not work out for any reason, there are loads of specialised "MeetUp" groups within a short distance to where the OP is.

Not...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 15th 2019, 5:18 am
Replies: 133
Views: 20,452
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: How "Australian" do you feel.

:eek:

Well never say never (I have learnt that the hard way in my life), but I wouldn't dream of even entertaining living back in the UK.

For me personally, I have never sought out British...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 15th 2019, 5:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,483
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Connection with expat divorcees and lonely

:thumbsup:

Yes. And I found some very good friends and companions (and one red hot lover!) from it.

What about you?
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2019, 4:53 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Car options for the first 3 months

Hello

I suggest buying a cheap backpackers car for around $1,000

Always backpackers leaving the country desperate to unload their car

Make sure it is roadworthy with more than 3 months rego...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2019, 4:47 am
Replies: 23
Views: 4,551
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Where to go

?

3 hours a day is fairly ridiculous, where on earth did they work?

Or did they mean 1.5 hours each way?

Takes me around 40 minutes door to door

When I lived in London it took me 90...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2019, 4:39 am
Replies: 48
Views: 9,346
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Central Coast - Areas to live

Yes. The Northern Beaches is ridiculously expensive for buying and I could never afford to buy here. I am renting in Avalon for $500 a week. Have a massive front and back garden for my two cats. The...
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2019, 4:22 am
Replies: 101
Views: 15,067
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

Well it was said in jest. But the more I think about it the more I like the idea.
Forum: New Zealand
Dec 15th 2019, 4:19 am
Replies: 101
Views: 15,067
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: The way forward for grandparent?

?

:lol:

Good grief to you too.

Wow. What a gutter mind you have.

I wasn't talking about paying for sexual favours you know!
Forum: Back Home
Dec 1st 2019, 1:16 am
Replies: 45
Views: 35,229
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: 4 Years and Still Struggling

????

Yes. I read the whole thread - thank you!

The MeetUp Group is a social group and open to everyone

It is open to newly arrived people and open to people who have lived there for 4 years,...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2019, 1:05 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Advice/sympathy/slap in the head - all welcome (long/heavy post)

Hello

One more thing, if you find AA is not for you (some people do struggle with the religious aspect of it), then there are other support groups out there - ask you doctor for more information....
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2019, 12:47 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,162
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Advice/sympathy/slap in the head - all welcome (long/heavy post)

:)

Don't worry about "worthless" qualifications, you never know when they may come in handy.

Why don't you go to TAFE and retrain and start a new career. You are only 47 after all. My current...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2019, 12:17 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,025
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Beware in Bali!

:(

Yes. Bali can be a very conservative place.

I never personally never had any problems in Bali.

During my travels by myself, I did get harassed in Malaysia and they only left me alone when...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2019, 12:07 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,507
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Dreading summer 😓

I really like Magnetic Island. The sea breeze and forest makes it cooler than the mainland I have found, and your OH can catch the ferry to Townsville each day.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2019, 12:01 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,702
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Gumtree is it still available people

Sorry I don't understand what you mean
Forum: Australia
Dec 1st 2019, 12:00 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Cover for pre existing condition

I wish I had known I could. A bit late now.
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Cover for pre existing condition

Hello

I had the cover for about 18 months before making a claim.

And I argued my case with them for quite a few weeks, but they would not budge.

I had to give up in the end, as I was...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:47 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Cover for pre existing condition

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There was no 12 month waiting period. That was waived.

It was some special push in the early 2000's to get more Australians to sign up, and the waived waiting period was promoted as a...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:41 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Cover for pre existing condition

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It may not make sense. But that is what happened.

After my two claims were rejected on the grounds of a pre-exisiting condition, I had to pay over $5000.00 for treatment, and still pay...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:28 pm
Replies: 6,964
Views: 550,661
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: What's the Temperature & Weather like where you are now?

I am freezing. Have my fluffy bed socks and the heater on. It is only 19C.....where is summer?
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:22 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,372
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: CBD OIL

I have found the leaflet. They are called the Australian Cannabis University. They have a cannabis farm and education centre in Northern NSW.

They may be a good starting point, and will probably...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 11:04 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,372
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: CBD OIL

Hello

Because in many respects, Australia is 30 years behind the rest of the world.

I have been consuming hemp seed oil for ten years, as it is an excellent essential fatty acid and great for...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 10:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Cover for pre existing condition

Hello.

May I ask what health insurance company you are with or going with?

I found it very hard to get cover for a pre-exisiting condition.

And twice my claim was rejected due to this...
Forum: Australia
Nov 30th 2019, 10:42 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,551
Posted By PittwaterPrincess

Re: Where to go

Actually if you can afford it, maybe you could take 6 - 12 weeks on arrival to do a scouting trip. Hire or buy a car and drive from Brisbane up to Cooktown, and see what area takes your fancy.
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