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Forum: The Barbie
Nov 28th 2007, 4:27 am
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Anyone Else Having a Bad Day!!

Kat,

Will speak to you tonight but may have a suggestion re the no furniture problem. Chin up - things will get better :)

Nicola
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2007, 2:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Any bikers near Toowoomba, Queensland?

Blimey - 2 threads on Toowoomba in one day:)

We live just outside the city and brought 4 bikes with us :eek:
I've got a CBR 400RR (cos I'm a midget :) and hubby has a ZXR750 and a 1978 Triumph...
Forum: Australia
Nov 27th 2007, 8:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Toowoomba - Anyone there?

Hi Kat,

We live in Preston near the winery. Our son is at Middle Ridge State School although he's off on his school trip to Sydney and Canberra at the moment.
Off to work in a mo but I'm off work...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2007, 11:21 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Nicstids

Re: motorbike arrived now we have to collect it!!! Advice on this please

My hubby hired a van from Avis with a tail lift (you can do this on a car licence ) - don't think it was too expensive. He went and collected our 4 bikes on his own :eek: It was OK at the docks...
Forum: Australia
Nov 9th 2007, 2:41 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Is Home Ownership Key to Migrant Happiness in SEQ?

Move somewhere else in SEQ other than Brisbane is another option!
Median house price here is $250,000 and doesn't seem to be any shortage of jobs......
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2007, 9:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Pension income transfer

My hubby has a Navy pension and we tend to transfer it over as and when we need it. Got it in a savings account in the UK at the moment as the exchange rate is so poor.

One thing you need to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2007, 12:24 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,665
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Grocery shopping prices?!?!?!

I'll second that. We have 2 Aldis in Toowoomba and they're brilliant :)
Wouldn't have been seen dead in one in the UK :o but their prices are so much cheaper. I do most of our shopping in there and...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 30th 2007, 5:06 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,943
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Moths!!!

Have them in Toowoomba too! The cat is having a field day - keeps her amused for hours batting at the windows!
Forum: Australia
Sep 24th 2007, 9:13 pm
Forum: Australia
Sep 24th 2007, 10:35 am
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Nicstids

Question Anyone in QLD changed electricity suppliers post 1st July?

Boring question I know but we've just had our latest bill from Ergon with the 11.37% increase :(

It's made me think about whether it's worth switching suppliers. According to the Price Comparator...
Forum: Australia
Aug 29th 2007, 7:38 am
Replies: 15
Views: 5,935
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Help Smelly floor drains

Put 2-3 tablespoons of bicarbonate of soda down there followed by a cupful of white vinegar. It will fizz up - leave for a few minutes and then tip a kettle of boiling water down. Works for me :)
Forum: Australia
Aug 17th 2007, 2:02 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,106
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Urgent please - who do you use if you need to get back to the UK quickly?

I'm in just this situation too. Looked online and there didn't seem to be any availability at all (Brissie to London). Went to Flight Centre and spent ages there while the girl tried to find...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 8th 2007, 7:35 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By Nicstids

Re: MotoGP Phillip Island - wot no accomodation?

Have you tried camping at the circuit - we booked our pitch a couple of months ago - not sure if there will still be any available?
http://www.motogp.com.au/default.aspx?s=campgrounds
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 1st 2007, 10:29 am
Replies: 126
Views: 4,840
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Post a photo of your Cat(s)

Here you go :)
She's the first cat I've had who likes to lie on her back and have her tummy stroked:wub:
I don't have asthma but looking at info on the net I think Siberians could also be OK for...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 1st 2007, 3:46 am
Replies: 126
Views: 4,840
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Post a photo of your Cat(s)

I'm allergic to cats too but we have just bought a Siberian cat which is supposedly a non-allergenic cat! I know I was very sceptical about this claim too but we've had our kitten 6 weeks now and I'm...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2007, 9:18 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Criminal solicitor

I have to admit I haven't taken advice on the NSW route - I just looked at the application you have to make in QLD and you had to put how long you had practised in NSW, where from etc. I thought...
Forum: Australia
Jul 10th 2007, 9:08 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Criminal solicitor

Have sent you a PM.
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2007, 3:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Criminal solicitor

That's interesting to hear. I looked into going this route but judging from the stories I've heard about the Admissions Board in QLD (i.e. very unhelpful!) I thought they might oppose the admission...
Forum: Australia
Jul 9th 2007, 3:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Criminal solicitor

Have you tried Queensland University of Technology (QUT)? I had my skills assessed by UQ initially but you can't study externally there and the courses are more expensive than at QUT. I have the name...
Forum: Australia
Jun 18th 2007, 10:33 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,128
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Flying East -v- Flying West

We did this when we came out and, like you, were worried about what it would be like at LA. We might have been lucky but we had no problems at all. Better than when we arrived at Brissie! The only...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 10th 2007, 7:07 am
Replies: 433
Views: 14,860
Posted By Nicstids

Re: The Ongoing Weather Thread – Storms, Drought, Climate!!!

That was Tenterfield, not Toowoomba :rofl:
It's cold here but not that cold:p
3.5 degrees overnight on Friday but we were lovely and toasty with our new woodburner - still got the summer quilt on...
May 31st 2007, 4:45 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,233
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Why is everything so bloody hard

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I am curious to know how they would handle braces in the UK (circa 6,000 bucks here). With my son the orthodontist have put plates in his mouth to make his jaw...
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2007, 12:46 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,695
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Military Pension Tax - How Much!!!

JAJ is right about instalments - we are paying the tax on my hubby's Forces pension for 2006/2007 by instalments based on his tax bill for 2005/2006. :)
Forum: Australia
May 8th 2007, 12:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,695
Posted By Nicstids

Re: Military Pension Tax - How Much!!!

Hi Gary,

Would probably be a good idea to look at salary packaging - I think in the ADF you'll be able to package a car and maybe additional super contributions? I think the ADF use Smart Salary...
Forum: The Lounge
May 6th 2007, 11:36 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 5,923
Posted By Nicstids

Re: What are the reasons????

Let's face it, the bottom line is you like to brag about how well you've done:confused:
Good on you but there are ways of conveying this and I'm afraid that you come over as a smug git:(

You...
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