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Forum: Middle East
Apr 20th 2016, 9:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,181
Posted By Bocat

Re: PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

Thank you for the recommendations.

Not sure how block caps are seen as aggressive in a title - and especially one as simple as this one - but thanks for the advice.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 16th 2016, 7:47 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bocat

Re: HERE WE GO AGAIN... SCHOOLS...

Thanks Victor :). Just had a look at the DESS website but I see they only go up to Year 6. I have one going into Year 4 and one into Year 7 in September and I really want to have them in the same...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 15th 2016, 12:42 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bocat

Re: HERE WE GO AGAIN... SCHOOLS...

Thanks for your replies.

Specifically focusing on these three as they are as close as I can find to community type schools and within our price range. They were also recommended by two teacher...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 14th 2016, 9:25 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,727
Posted By Bocat

HERE WE GO AGAIN... SCHOOLS...

Me again.

We are moving back to the UAE at the end of June after a brief spell back home in the UK. We lived in Abu Dhabi previously but this time we'll be in Dubai.

We're considering the...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 14th 2016, 9:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,181
Posted By Bocat

PROPERTY AGENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR JVT/JVC & AL REEM (ARABIAN RANCHES)

Hi folks

Apologies if this has been asked before. (I did search but I'm a bit out of practice on this forum!)

We are moving to Dubai in June to join my husband who is working here already. ...
Jan 8th 2015, 7:32 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,731
Posted By Bocat

Re: Terrible Renovation Experience with Zest Design & Construction

mfwarren - what a nightmare! Good advice though for others.

I hope your situation gets sorted out soon.
Dec 16th 2014, 6:23 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 23,043
Posted By Bocat

Re: Something wrong at the Singapore border?

What a nightmare Geedee! 3.5 hours was my record for the Singapore/Malaysia trip. It's soul destroying sitting in that queue and once you're in it - you can't escape!

Why are you still up?!
Dec 3rd 2014, 5:04 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 23,043
Posted By Bocat

Re: Something wrong at the Singapore border?

It was exactly at this time last year that it all went crazy. Everyone thought it was due to school holidays (local schools) and the increased volume of traffic for Christmas shopping - but sadly it...
Nov 24th 2014, 6:00 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,325
Posted By Bocat

Re: NEW SHOPPING MALL OPENING JB CITY CENTRE

Hmm - not sure! We're still living in a hotel and the kids haven't started school yet. Hoping they'll start on Wednesday.

Can't say I'm blown away by Abu Dhabi so far. The shopping's great...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 18th 2014, 8:49 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Thanks Archie. I'll send it now.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 18th 2014, 8:43 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

How do you join if it's secret?!
Forum: Middle East
Nov 17th 2014, 6:26 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Hi folks

A few of you have mentioned an Abu Dhabi Marketplace Facebook page but I can't find it. The only one I can find is for airline cabin crew only. Can anyone provide a link?

Looks like...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 16th 2014, 8:57 am
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Ha ha!! Maybe it seems like it - especially to anyone living in the City - but it only took around 20 minutes from the airport.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 15th 2014, 6:47 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Any thoughts on Bawabat Al Sharq?

I've been to the shopping mall there as we went for a tour of GEMS Cambridge International School but I don't know anything else about the area.

Many expats...
Nov 15th 2014, 6:41 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,325
Posted By Bocat

Re: NEW SHOPPING MALL OPENING JB CITY CENTRE

Ooh BB - you must be over the moon!!
Forum: Middle East
Nov 12th 2014, 6:59 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Thanks for all the suggestions folks. The hunt continues!
Forum: Middle East
Nov 11th 2014, 6:46 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Thanks Golf Gardener. We saw two houses at Raha Gardens today and two stand alone villas in KCA. Seeing a few more tomorrow - all because of a chance meeting with an agent today who seems to...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 10th 2014, 3:46 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,093
Posted By Bocat

Re: AREAS TO LIVE AND SCHOOLS IN ABU DHABI

Thanks Jimmy. We're here now and getting nowhere fast. My son has been offered a place at Raha International which we're going to accept. They don't have a place yet for my daughter so we may have...
Oct 18th 2014, 3:56 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Bocat

Re: SO LONG, FAREWELL, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, GOODBYE...

Thanks everyone. I'm just getting some photos of the house together this morning. I'll try to post them then. I've no idea how to link it to a signature but I'll try to figure it out - thanks for...
Oct 16th 2014, 2:22 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Bocat

Re: SO LONG, FAREWELL, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, GOODBYE...

Hi bakedbean

I'll miss your comments! But I'm sure I'll be saying hello now and again :).

Yes I'm very glad we're moving at this time of year. I think if we'd arrived in the height of summer...
Oct 16th 2014, 2:21 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Bocat

Re: SO LONG, FAREWELL, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, GOODBYE...

Hi geedee

Yes we bought our house here. Best laid plans and all that... grrr.

If we sell it within 5 years we have to pay the government 30% of our profit. Don't fancy that so we're going to...
Oct 15th 2014, 4:32 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By Bocat

SO LONG, FAREWELL, AUF WIEDERSEHEN, GOODBYE...

Hi everyone

Just wanted to let you know that me, Mr Bocat and the kittens are off to Abu Dhabi as of the end of this month.

I've really enjoyed the welcoming atmosphere on our Malaysian part of...
Sep 28th 2014, 2:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,177
Posted By Bocat

Re: Iskandar - new townships EcoSpring & EcoSummer

Not sure if this is the same as the Eco World development beside Edu City in Nusajaya. I'll give them their due - their landscaping is fantastic so far and that's only at the entrances!

We went...
Aug 31st 2014, 3:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By Bocat

SNAKES

Although we always have to be aware that we are living in a country with a high population of snakes, and have to ensure that our children know what to do when they come across one - I thought my...
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