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Jul 26th 2007, 10:21 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,234
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: 6 Months on!

Stupid isn't it.

If we ever move back it would be when we are closer to the retirement age. I feel that north Cairns would be a lovely place to have a pad. We would look at spending 6 months in...
Jul 25th 2007, 10:38 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,234
Posted By woodyinoz

6 Months on!

I can't believe that it is only 6 months on..... I feel like I have never left. I am not sure if that is a good thing or not mind. My memories of Australia is nothing more than after a 2 week...
Jul 25th 2007, 10:22 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 4,706
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: How are recent returnees

Doing very well and having no regrets.... see 6 months on thread!
Jun 25th 2007, 10:32 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,489
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Just want to share our good news!!

Gosh it must feel great being able to wrap your arms around her..

Plus now she can drive you to the pub:thumbsup:
Jun 25th 2007, 10:06 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Finding it hard to socialize

Seems like it maybe what I am after. They do operate in my area so I will look into it tomorrow. I was told about a mixed sex club that get together for more adventurous activities but I forgot the...
Jun 25th 2007, 9:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Finding it hard to socialize

lol never thought of the WI with their kit off!
Jun 25th 2007, 4:13 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By woodyinoz

Finding it hard to socialize

Does any body know of a decent website which can help you make social circles?

I have now decided that this is the time in my life when I can start building a social life again. Kids older,...
Jun 20th 2007, 2:04 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Can you get a mortgage after being away over 2-3 years?

I can only comment on our situation.

Oversea's for 3 1/2 yrs. Returned to the UK in Jan. Hubby on a 6 month contract and me part time. Secured a mortgage after 1 month. (4 x wage with only a 10%...
Jun 17th 2007, 11:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,600
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: xx Back Home xx

Pleased to hear that things are going well.

There haven't been many ping pongers for a while... do they just happen in the winter?
Jun 16th 2007, 7:31 am
Replies: 17
Views: 8,365
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Theale (Berkshire), anyone?

If you want any info on houses or info with regards Newbury give me a shout. I work at an estate agency there so know the area's to avoid and school zones to head for.

Good luck
Jun 16th 2007, 7:29 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,066
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Fate dealt a good one this time!!

WOW Libby

Never realised that you was heading back again. So pleased that things are working out for you, as you said fate!
Jun 16th 2007, 7:27 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Great to hear some good news isn't it?

Dont forget us!

We are sooo happy to be back, can't understand why I was so unsure about the move now. Would you belive that it is already 6 months:blink:

Good luck to you all that are still...
Jun 16th 2007, 7:20 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: I Think I've Made A Big Mistake

get used to it..

When you get back to England all you will here is "what did you come back to this dump for":rofl:
Jun 11th 2007, 7:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,365
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Theale (Berkshire), anyone?

Forgot to mention - GREAT SHOPPING:thumbsup:
Jun 11th 2007, 7:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 8,365
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Theale (Berkshire), anyone?

Maybe the town in place but there are some very nice villages around Theale included. Reading footie club is doing well and has some great games there if you like football. There is a nice park there...
Jun 11th 2007, 7:12 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Uk Update

'Sorry to hear about the MIL'
I am soooo pleased for you to have family support at last. You have felt trapped for so long.
All you have to do now is enjoy Australia and see as much as possible.
Jun 11th 2007, 7:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,682
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: made up to be back home!!!

This I can relate to. After 3 years on tank water the kids had so much fun playing in the water sprinkler yesterday.

Pleased to hear that all is going good for you
Jun 11th 2007, 7:06 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,486
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Im home!!!

Welcome home:D I hope that a huge weight has now lifted from your shoulders.

Fingers crossed that everything else slots into place:thumbsup:
Jun 8th 2007, 6:59 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Safe Journey Megansmummy

ha... make sure you give the drugs at the correct time or else you could be carrying a sleeping tot plus the baggage when changing planes.

I used it last night as my 9 year old is having sleep...
Jun 7th 2007, 2:48 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Uk Update

I will pm you asap. Life is hectic now - in a good way! Glad that you are still around although wished to hear that you are at least heading to the Northen Hemisphere in the next few months.

Are...
Jun 1st 2007, 7:20 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Need some advice from those already home

Like you we have had no problems with the mortgage offer. Hubby got a job contracting and we got a mortgage 4X his wage with only 1 week employment behind him.
Again no problems on doc's, dentist,...
May 31st 2007, 10:18 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Need some advice from those already home

When I came back my sister needed to go to the benefits office. When I was there they asked if I needed any help. I explained that we had been out of the country for several years so I couldn't claim...
Forum: The Lounge
May 31st 2007, 9:06 am
Replies: 208
Views: 8,974
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Hubs likes Oz, I hate it!

Oh this read is very familiar to mine and others. Don't feel isolated and alone, heaps feel the way you do. Many people have been through this dilemma and some have accepted it and live an unhappy...
May 31st 2007, 8:50 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By woodyinoz

Re: Uk Update

You are still there:ohmy: Are you still living in limbo? Where are Arkon and Mrs Best now?
It seems silly to think of all the nights that I went to bed upset and the down days that I had. No wonder...
May 30th 2007, 7:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,188
Posted By woodyinoz

Uk Update

Well I see many new faces and I haven't a clue where many are - would love a brief update all round.

As for me... we have been moving into our new house and been cut off from the web- amazing how...
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