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Mar 17th 2014, 2:49 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9,820
Posted By odyssey

Re: Help with my age (50) am I too old!!! and visa application

So if you had a "special" job - for instance if you were a scientist and head of a large proportion of the national health service in Britain and were mid 50s - is there a route for that kind of...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 17th 2014, 1:50 pm
Replies: 91
Views: 5,550
Posted By odyssey

Re: Do you have a pool

We live on the Sunshine Coast, use it daily October - April. We use it a lot in the middle of the night too on summer weekends. We have young children - most kids under about 14 would use a pool...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 17th 2014, 1:47 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 2,222
Posted By odyssey

Re: Does anyone here have, or live with someone, or have experience with narcolepsy?

Hi! How bloody odd! I never come on here anymore and look at what I found on my visit! My mother has narcolepsy very badly, she has taken part in a number of medical studies as she has full on,...
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:11 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By odyssey

Re: Beach cafe

Sunshine Coast has lots
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:11 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By odyssey

Re: Any Queensland Specific "Active" Discussion Forums

Thes barbies,cinema clubs,netball team,motherland children groups,regular coffees etc
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By odyssey

Re: Any Queensland Specific "Active" Discussion Forums

Www.sunshinecoastexpats.com.au also has the link I think
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:09 pm
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:05 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By odyssey

Re: Girl's trip to Sydney - need to book a room

Travel lodge on went worth is a good location and price
Forum: Australia
Mar 25th 2013, 1:02 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By odyssey

Re: Any Queensland Specific "Active" Discussion Forums

Facebook has Sunshine Coast expats which is very active.m it's secret so you have to add sunshine smith as A friend to join
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2013, 1:55 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By odyssey

Re: Need help with qbsa licence

We used two uk and one Australian. call the BSA though they are quite helpful with information
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2013, 1:53 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,682
Posted By odyssey

Re: What do you think is better/worse about teaching in Oz vs UK?

I am very happy with my children's primary school thus far. We spent some time last year in the uk system and will go back next year for 2 terms. Mine are all on a par with the children there...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 8th 2013, 1:38 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,733
Posted By odyssey

Re: Will the Australian Mining boom end? Some facts.

Ive been doing some projects with a large mine owner in Queensland and NSW. Internally there is a lot of debate with huge cuts having to be made due to the decrease in the price of meteorological...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2013, 1:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By odyssey

Re: University fees

I think most australian children pay their own fees. Its good I think - to teach children financial responsibility.

I will hopefully have saved enough to pay mine through college if they want to...
Forum: Australia
Feb 8th 2013, 1:22 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By odyssey

Re: Office admin work on the Sunshine Coast... Anything going?

Its really hard for everyone to get work on the coast - just keep trying. Often it will be someone you meet or I would try cold contacting firms and then following up with resume, you may catch one...
Forum: Australia
Dec 4th 2012, 7:29 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 8,347
Posted By odyssey

Re: Noosa

My best friend pulled her 15 year old boy out of sunshine beachan emotional wreck when he finally broke down and the extent of the up lying came to light. Her children are now at st Andrews are...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 22nd 2012, 11:55 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,534
Posted By odyssey

Re: Story Bridge suicide

This actual situation aside, as I dont know the people involved - I think mental illness is the least understood condition. It receives little empathy as the action of a person who has lost their...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 31st 2011, 12:23 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,916
Posted By odyssey

Re: Dog Advice

Ha ha - BS - you are joking right lol

King Charles are lovely, very friendly (aka thick as two short planks). They make nice companion dogs but a virile young man like you needs a bit more - well...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2011, 8:04 am
Replies: 277
Views: 23,488
Posted By odyssey

Re: The best future for our kids. Australia or UK?

similar age to mine, I have often considered it a good proposal. Especially at around 6pm at night when my head is usually pounding

Funny though, at 6 I was very much out and about alone in wales...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2011, 11:04 am
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By odyssey

best pay as you go network in the uk

I need to buy a paygo micro sim in the uk - which company offers the best rates?
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2011, 10:46 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By odyssey

Re: Anyone taken their iPhone 4 to Aus?

i am doing the opposite next week. I am on contract wiht telstra, i called them and said i was going overseas and wanted to use an alternative carrier and they unlocked it for free.

then you have...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2011, 10:42 am
Replies: 277
Views: 23,488
Posted By odyssey

Re: The best future for our kids. Australia or UK?

I am rather dense on the differences between queensland and victoria. Are there less snakes there? i am not sure I could forget the snakes here, I am not particularly scared of them or anything but...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2011, 10:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By odyssey

Re: buying a car in qld

perhaps they are from NSW - i seem to remember I didnt need a pink slip to sell my car there as it was within the first couple of years. Perhaps they dont know its different here
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 27th 2011, 10:27 am
Replies: 31
Views: 6,473
Posted By odyssey

Re: Anti My Family Stickers

I want to dislike family stickers because they are so not cool. but I dont - I LOVE them, i keep wanting to buy some. I wont because I am british lol but i see them and am glad they are there for...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 27th 2011, 10:19 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,673
Posted By odyssey

Re: paralysis tick

Hi

the spot drops such as advantix and frontline plus are not 100% foolproof but do improve the chances of not getting a tick. they also give a high chemical load - especially for the smaller...
Forum: Australia
Oct 27th 2011, 9:43 am
Replies: 277
Views: 23,488
Posted By odyssey

Re: The best future for our kids. Australia or UK?

having been here nearly 10 years I really miss the outdoor walks etc in britain. I am from wales and spent a lot of time rambling around (usually from pub to pub) - seriously though - there is just...
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