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Forum: Japan
Apr 12th 2019, 6:58 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,530
Posted By anzen12

Re: Moving to Osaka

You could definitely live on that level of income, but it will depend on where you want to live (Osaka is a huge city). If you don't mind a 45 minute commute into the city (where I assume your...
Forum: Australia
Jan 9th 2018, 8:26 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 7,153
Posted By anzen12

Re: Move to Sydney or New York?

I have lived in Sydney and visited New York briefly on a couple of business trips. I definitely fall into the "you should live in NY once" camp. Sydney is fun and has a lot to offer, but NY was...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2018, 7:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By anzen12

Re: Tax laws... bringing money to aus

If its after tax income there will not be any tax at all in Australia.

Large transfers sometimes attract the attention of the tax office so I would make sure you have documents demonstrating how...
Forum: Australia
Jan 6th 2018, 6:56 am
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By anzen12

Re: Horse riding for kids

Took my teenage son here for his birthday just before Christmas and had a great time. Horses were well looked after and the staff were friendly:

http://www.unclenevs.com.au/
Forum: Australia
Jan 1st 2018, 12:07 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,346
Posted By anzen12

Re: Northern Territory, Tasmania or None

Darwin is a nice looking city as they had a chance to rebuild the place when it was flattened by a cyclone. There are so many stinging thingies in the sea, they had to build a huge filter next to one...
Forum: Australia
Dec 16th 2017, 9:11 pm
Replies: 347
Views: 52,261
Posted By anzen12

Re: Is Moving To Australia Still Worth It In 2017/18

When I look at the UK online papers all I read about is Brexit or the weather or complaints about a politician or a celebrity or Britain’s waning political influence in the world.
What’s left is the...
Forum: Japan
Dec 16th 2017, 10:48 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,530
Posted By anzen12

Re: Moving to Osaka

I live not far from Osaka University and the rent for 1LDK seems a little high. This website is in Japanese but google translate can usually get you in the right direction so you can compare rates:...
Forum: Japan
Mar 29th 2005, 6:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 7,671
Posted By anzen12

Re: Living in Kobe with kids?

I found Japanese people to be wonderful with kids. I lived quite close to Kobe for a couple of years and loved the place. If you want the expat crowd there are quite a few in that area and its...
Jan 26th 2005, 6:55 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By anzen12

Re: Air New Zealand

This is a worrying post :)[/QUOTE]

Anything to do with Air New Zealand is a worry.
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2004, 10:24 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By anzen12

Re: Know the saying' too good to be true' !!!

I think we all sympathise with you, but what the heck, I'd go for the wine anyway.
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2004, 7:48 am
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By anzen12

Re: First visit to the Dentist

I am sure I put my first dentist's kids through (private) school.

Here's a strange comment - that's just personal experience.

I got so sick of the constant bills and tooth work, I started to...
Forum: Australia
Sep 5th 2004, 7:15 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By anzen12

Re: Thinking of Moving to Canberra

Canberra is quite a nice place to live because all the Federal Politicians live there. Everything works, the roads are big and wide and there are lots of restaurants. It gets cold in the winter...
Forum: Australia
Aug 29th 2004, 9:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By anzen12

Re: Mad drivers

Maybe it is the sheer excitement of seeing rain.
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2004, 8:58 am
Replies: 67
Views: 3,742
Posted By anzen12

Re: huntsman already

Huntsman really are fine. They rarely, if ever bite and they do keep down the other nasties.

What gives me the shivers is the theory that spiders always travel in pairs. You go through all the...
Forum: Japan
Aug 24th 2004, 7:54 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By anzen12

Re: The negative reaction of mayors Japan cities Sagamihara and Dzama

Whoa there one moment. English is obviously not your native language. If you wish to make your first post intelligible, I would suggest keeping your points very simple.
Forum: Australia
May 21st 2004, 1:38 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By anzen12

We recently had some extensions completed and...

We recently had some extensions completed and unbeknown to us the electrician put in an earth leakage circuit breaker. Later he told me he was required to do so by law.

The problem was he put in a...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2004, 9:54 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By anzen12

I don't know - just doesn't work for me. I have...

I don't know - just doesn't work for me. I have the same reaction to American football and baseball.

Give me a fast, skillful game of football (the real football) or five days of test cricket...
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2004, 9:30 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By anzen12

Jeez, you got me. I have been throwing around...

Jeez, you got me. I have been throwing around that line about high scores for years - and never thought about snooker.

I love the game.

Mea culpa
Forum: Australia
May 15th 2004, 8:59 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By anzen12

Rules? I didn't think they had any rules. I...

Rules? I didn't think they had any rules.

I have been watching the game on and off for years, and to me, it still looks like a bunch of headless chooks running around trying to see who can jump...
Forum: Australia
May 6th 2004, 1:02 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By anzen12

I would hang on for a bit. Most indicators show...

I would hang on for a bit. Most indicators show there is going to be a serious slump in the building industry. You may end up with them queuing up to help you.

Seems a strange thought :)
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2004, 11:33 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By anzen12

I remember the shock I had at my first dinner...

I remember the shock I had at my first dinner party. I am not that innocent, but at the first belch I looked up expecting a comment or at least a smile from someone. No one seemed to notice.
...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2004, 9:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By anzen12

I suspect you'll succeed wherever you go. ...

I suspect you'll succeed wherever you go.

Good onya mate
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2004, 9:30 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By anzen12

I suspect most people dream of better weather. ...

I suspect most people dream of better weather.

A lot of people love Brisbane, but to be honest I find it boring. To me, it's like a big country town that tried to become a city and didn't quite...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2004, 9:17 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By anzen12

Oh, I wish. Last year we had some...

Oh, I wish.

Last year we had some renovations done. We were fighting against:

1. Good surfing days (lots of brickies are surfers)
2. Hangovers
3. Double bookings
4. Gee, that's a bit...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2004, 9:10 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By anzen12

The governement almost certainly does not work to...

The governement almost certainly does not work to nationality quotas.

There is a maximum total per year that they aim for, but I believe it is a politically based moving target.

It seems...
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