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Dec 11th 2008, 2:01 am
Replies: 43
Views: 1,907
Posted By MrsB

Re: Inmate count

4 years done - another 4-12 months???
Oct 13th 2008, 11:33 pm
Replies: 134
Views: 7,817
Posted By MrsB

Re: UK - Underrated Kingdom?

It's not just the Aussies that defend Australia either - it Poms as well - who somehow have to do it to justify their decisions to live here.

It's also annoying that it's ok ti criticize the UK -...
Sep 15th 2008, 5:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By MrsB

Re: Got a job

Odiham is a lovely village nearby, or you could try Oakley or Cliddesden or Hartley Wintney - depends how far you can commute.

If you absolutely HAVE to live in Basingstoke - Kempshott is about...
Sep 11th 2008, 7:58 am
Replies: 89
Views: 8,340
Posted By MrsB

Re: to sum up...why do so many return from Oz ?

I would never and have never put Australia down in front of an Australian!!!!!

And to answer your second point - because they openly admit to slagging off the UK to make them selves feel better...
Sep 8th 2008, 7:43 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,545
Posted By MrsB

Re: Moving to UK after 43 years

Wow !! 43 years!

GoodLuck with that!!
Replies: 60
Views: 5,357
Posted By MrsB

Re: gaining Aus citizenship before moving back

That's interesting.....the things they'd have you believe to trap you in paradise!!!

I wouldn't mind their details - I have googled the above name and it came up with a website 4models.com.au -...
Sep 7th 2008, 12:19 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,703
Posted By MrsB

Re: having a "are we doing the right thing day"

Here's how......

You are what you think you are.

If you believe that you are indecisive...you will be. If you believe that you are a decisive person....you will be.

Train your subconscious...
Sep 7th 2008, 1:22 am
Replies: 89
Views: 8,340
Posted By MrsB

Re: to sum up...why do so many return from Oz ?

Because when you get here....and start living the "so-called" dream...you realise that Life is Life wherever you are.

So as "Life" as it is....continues....you start to realise everything that...
Sep 5th 2008, 9:26 am
Replies: 54
Views: 4,288
Posted By MrsB

Re: What to say when asked/told Ill bet you love it here?

.....and what did they say to that? That one opens a can of worms though coz then they ask what you don't like. I've done this before - then reeled off what I don't like and then got labelled a...
Sep 2nd 2008, 12:25 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,288
Posted By MrsB

Re: What to say when asked/told Ill bet you love it here?

I shrug and say..."Oh, it's ok I suppose - it'll do for now......" then look unamused!!!
Sep 2nd 2008, 12:18 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 19,575
Posted By MrsB

Re: Annoying things Aussies say / do.

I dunno whether you'd classify it as annoying - it's quite sweet really....but what's all this business about "break-up" day and "When are we breaking up?" It sounds like we're at school - not...
Sep 2nd 2008, 9:59 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,691
Posted By MrsB

Re: Selling off Ozzie homewares before you leave for UK

Advertise the stuff on the Australia-here-we-come forum!!!!! There must be loads moving out!!!!
Sep 2nd 2008, 9:56 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,117
Posted By MrsB

Re: A pack of lies!

They have got to do SOMETHING to tempt'em over!!!!
Sep 1st 2008, 9:56 am
Replies: 57
Views: 6,590
Posted By MrsB

Re: WHY did you want to leave UK so much?!?

Pretty much the same as you. I thought there was something "better" out there. Sometimes you don't know what you've got - or how lucky you are - until it's GONE! It's just "somewhere else to live" -...
Aug 31st 2008, 2:12 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By MrsB

Re: When are you going home then??

Thanks for the karma!

Well I'm hoping I'll be gone before you...I've put a deadline of April 09 in my mind!!!
Aug 31st 2008, 12:47 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 19,575
Posted By MrsB

Re: Annoying things Aussies say / do.

It makes me cringe the way the word "sick" is used for something that is "great".
Aug 31st 2008, 12:45 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 19,575
Posted By MrsB

Re: Annoying things Aussies say / do.

I speak alot on the phone at work - and it sounds really "phoney" when someone rings up, you dunno who they are, and you have to do the "how are you" "good thanks how are you" "good thanks" tirade...
Aug 31st 2008, 12:40 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By MrsB

Re: When are you going home then??

I still don't know when.......

Please cross your fingers for me......one day my time will come!!!!
Jul 31st 2008, 3:05 am
Replies: 51
Views: 4,463
Posted By MrsB

Re: We've bought a house!

My God - you are so lucky!!! My best wishes to you and I hope I'm going to be close behind you!!!!
Jul 24th 2008, 7:29 am
Replies: 36
Views: 5,965
Posted By MrsB

Re: 2 months back in UK - and......

Fantastic post - thank you for letting us know!

"Locked in" - what a fabulous way to describe it!! Exactly what I feel like!!
Jul 8th 2008, 1:19 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By MrsB

Re: If I just decided to go....could OH stop me?

This is the same in France.

My sister is married to a Frenchman and has to get his signed permission when she brings them over to England for holidays.

Thanks for the replies - my imagination...
Jul 7th 2008, 12:23 am
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By MrsB

Re: If I just decided to go....could OH stop me?

No he is not likely to do that - but you never know do you? I'm just thinking worst case scenario - that's all!! And whether I do put a plan together as you mentioned above!
Jul 6th 2008, 11:57 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 4,975
Posted By MrsB

If I just decided to go....could OH stop me?

For all the legal-eagles out there - or anyone else who has had experience......

If I said to OH...."I've had enough of this....I'm leaving in 2 months ....with the kids"

Could he stop me? And...
Jul 3rd 2008, 4:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,731
Posted By MrsB

Re: Shipping container advice OZ-UK

Hi - join the Club!

www.intlmovers.com is a good place to start - it lists all the international movers in your area!
Jul 2nd 2008, 8:00 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrsB

Re: News item on cost of living in the uk.

It HAS got some good stuff going for it...definately...but you wouldn't think that talking to people where I live. Sometimes I think people try to think of all the negatives in England - just to try...
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