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Forum: The Barbie
Apr 7th 2014, 12:33 pm
Replies: 112
Views: 7,530
Posted By Tim65

Re: The most interesting or memorable place you have ever been......

One of the most memorable places is the menin gate at Ypres very moving
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 7th 2014, 9:15 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By Tim65

Re: Great Barrier Reef family holiday Recommendations?

Hi tiger 222,
Yes will do the low isles again it was such a good trip well worth it .
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2014, 8:24 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,789
Posted By Tim65

Re: Great Barrier Reef family holiday Recommendations?

We have been to port Douglas a few times and in fact heading back end of August , busy enough for us but not too busy good mix of shops and restaurants mixed bag price wise lots of hotels/ resorts to...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2014, 12:10 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By Tim65

Re: St George's Day April 23rd in Sydney

So the welsh get a double celebration then st David's day and st Patricks
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2014, 9:15 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By Tim65

Re: St George's Day April 23rd in Sydney

Apparently st Patrick was welsh by birth !
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 22nd 2014, 11:17 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,886
Posted By Tim65

Re: UK property prices

Just back from uk 2 weeks ago ,can't say that property is going up in north west / wales boarder area very slow movement still. London has always been in its own bubble compared to rest of uk.
Forum: Australia
Feb 16th 2014, 6:57 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,375
Posted By Tim65

Re: Carpentry work in Australia 2014

I have used my 110v tools on sites around Sydney and not had any problems the tagging lark is another money grab only good for the time of inspection.
Forum: Australia
Feb 16th 2014, 1:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,375
Posted By Tim65

Re: Carpentry work in Australia 2014

I brought all my 110v stuff and have had no problem using it,depends if your on a union run site ?
As I have needed new items these. Have been replaced with the Australian models .
Forum: Australia
Feb 11th 2014, 9:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By Tim65

Re: Sydney Traffic Question - The spit bridge

Went that way this morning left mona vale at 6am traffic was a night mare the road through mosman was worse than spit bridge
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 10th 2014, 6:41 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 7,405
Posted By Tim65

Re: Shappelle Corby and Channel 9

Was listening to radio on way home from work last night and they were talking about this drug mule , I thought then there must be more important and bigger news than this , then Ben Fordham said...
Forum: Australia
Feb 10th 2014, 6:33 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By Tim65

Re: Sydney Traffic Question - The spit bridge

Spit has been a bottle neck for quite some time,if your out between 6- 6.30 in the mornings you will get through quite quickly after that be prepared for a bit of a wait ,Sydney traffic is pants at...
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2014, 6:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Tim65

Re: A UK double bed base

Think they are same as queen over here
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2014, 2:24 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By Tim65

Re: Boo Hoo virgin atlantic quit sydney

Flying back with them on Thursday to LHR premium economy so hope its worth it, booked through flight centre , sales person in shop recommend them as cost with other air lines the same.
Forum: Australia
Feb 9th 2014, 2:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,375
Posted By Tim65

Re: Carpentry work in Australia 2014

Can't comment about Perth, but over in a Sydney things seem to be flat out,plenty of work about, pay ranges from $35 -$50 depending if you are working on a ABN or a ltd company.
I would ship all...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2013, 10:10 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,444
Posted By Tim65

Re: new 457 law

We were fully aware of the situation, not complaining, we funded part of the 457 visa and paid a large part of the PR visa.This is how it should be I think I may have not made my point to clear just...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2013, 11:40 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,444
Posted By Tim65

Re: new 457 law

From my experience we had to jump through hoops to get our 457 when we came over, my wife was the main application she is a chemo nurse , all the documentation , ielts test etc , medicals it cost a...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2013, 8:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Tim65

Re: Anti-457 advertising on BE

You are missing the point in the local papers here in Oz you will see plenty of "apprentice wanted" you do not get that in the uk , I can remember when you would be lucky to 5 jobs advertised in the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2013, 10:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Tim65

Re: Anti-457 advertising on BE

From my experience of apprentices they don't know how lucky they are to be in a position of a apprenteship , you just don't see them advertised in the uk.

The last one came to work from another...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2013, 8:28 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By Tim65

Re: Shipping power tool batteries by sea?? Help!!!

Was going to say I shipped all my tools ( I am a carpenter) no problem and when I left the final few were sent air mail no problems at all.
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2013, 10:06 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Tim65

Re: Agencies for construction jobs

I would also point out there is a big difference in building practices between the uk and here , would try and get a copy of the BCA
Forum: Australia
Jun 22nd 2013, 6:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By Tim65

Re: M&S unauthorised order - warning

They have a a " CH " post code !
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 21st 2013, 11:26 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,106
Posted By Tim65

Re: Best Comedy Shows Ever

Stella street was always good
The goodies
Blake adder
Phoenix nights
Gavin and stacey
Forum: Australia
Jun 20th 2013, 11:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Tim65

Re: mechanic's tools take out or replace when there

My advice would be to ship it all. Tools are very expensive snap on are through the roof,for the cost its well worth it compared to what you would get selling in uk.
Forum: Australia
Jun 10th 2013, 9:34 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 10,542
Posted By Tim65

Re: Anyone live in/near Stanwell Park, NSW?

I live in sans souci I am working in lindfield/ killara area at the moment getting to work is not a problem it's getting home I dont use the public transport system though .cornulla is about as far...
Forum: Australia
May 9th 2013, 8:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,591
Posted By Tim65

Re: Building a house with architect or display home type builder?

I am a builder out and was back in uk ,over 30 years in my occupation .
From my experiences you get very good architects and some very poor, they like to spend other people's money as at the end of...
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