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Jul 4th 2008, 5:32 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 7,253
Posted By deeana

Re: My experience with the Pets travel scheme

Thanks guys for these replies, very helpful information.
Jul 3rd 2008, 5:44 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 7,253
Posted By deeana

Re: My experience with the Pets travel scheme

Thank you very much, Oxo, for describing you experience in such detail. Very, very useful. I am hoping to ship my dog from the US to the UK this summer, but have been told that some airports won't...
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 15th 2005, 3:30 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By deeana

Re: Retirement

Hi,
Thanks for the link and the info. Yes, I am British, although my husband isn't - nothing's ever simple, but he'd just have to get a visitors visa I suppose. :rolleyes:
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2005, 6:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By deeana

Retirement

Hello
Can anyone tell me what the situation is regarding purchasing a house in NZ and living there for part of the year, without working (ie retired)?
Thanks
Forum: Canada
Jun 17th 2005, 3:36 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

That they teach the kids in High School

1. Line dancing

2. Curling

3. Icehockey

and that the sport module included GOLF!!!
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 6:53 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

Stampede breakfasts with sausages and maple syrup - for free - in downtown Calgary!

Oil executives in white 10 gallon hats and cowboy boots!!

Bales of hay in the foyer of the Royal Bank of...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 5:16 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 5:01 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

But they sure are purty! :)
Jun 16th 2005, 4:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 11,273
Posted By deeana

Re: Bermuda

My husband, my daughter and I lived in Bermuda for 3 years. He was an executive and we had a good salary, but our rent was $5000 a month and living costs are the highest in the world - I think that...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 4:16 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

Christmas lights on all the houses! :rolleyes:

Tours to see the Christmas lights on all the houses!! :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Christmas lights in the shape of xmas trees on the Pan Canadian...
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 4:13 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

:D Who says there's nothing to do in Canada in the winter?
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 3:12 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

Having cougars on the back deck and racoons in the garbage! Springwatch eat your heart out!!! :D

Deeana

PS I love Springwatch and Bill and Kate. :)
Forum: Canada
Jun 16th 2005, 3:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By deeana

Re: Migrant Tales!

[QUOTE=Bleech]
You misunderstand me, I hate these sort of posts because they depress the crap out of me.

Hi
Yes, I did misunderstand you.
Sorry,
Deeana
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 10:02 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By deeana

Re: Tales of the Medical System.

[QUOTE=Remya]The doctors in England are really nice and chatty and very down to earth (one in particular I can think of) but here I've found it a completely different experience.

Can't say I've...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 5:51 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

5. Decks.
6. Hot tubs Especially in the snow!!
7. Moose. Especially in the street!
8. Rickards Red! :beer:

Ah, the memories!

Deeana
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 5:41 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,585
Posted By deeana

Re: Have the English forgotten how to be English?

I was on the princessly sum of $10 an hour for that job, and often worked major overtime, but never received a dime for it because I was so-called management!!! :rolleyes: I quit because I truly...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 5:28 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Re: Silly things I LOVE about Canada

Having a big truck with cruise control and cup-holders and pootling down Deerfoot Trail reading the newspaper!

(Just kidding about the newspaper - but I did see someone doing that once!) :scared:...
Forum: France
Jun 15th 2005, 4:44 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By deeana

House to rent in Brittany

I have a nice, solid stonebuilt farmhouse in central Brittany which I am thinking of renting out long-term. It has four bedrooms, a new kitchen, a living room, one bathroom and a downstairs toilet....
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 4:23 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 2,823
Posted By deeana

Post Silly things I LOVE about Canada

I thought I'd start this thread just in case anyone thinks I only have negative things to say about my adopted homeland.

Here are my top three silly things I LOVE about Canada.

1. Tim Hortons...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 4:12 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By deeana

Re: Migrant Tales!

Then don't read them. Simple really. But some people want to know the truth before they go, so they can avoid falling into the same traps.

See? :)

Take care
Deeana
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 3:58 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,585
Posted By deeana

Re: Have the English forgotten how to be English?

Hmmm. I ran a department in Office Depot in Calgary for several years. I had to train staff, and was of course trained too. In our staffroom we had a huge poster on the wall which said, "OUR...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 3:43 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By deeana

Thumbs up Re: Cheapest way to get the dog to calgary

You're welcome! Also, a word of encouragement. People worry about their dogs and how well they are going to travel. In my experience, they travel a whole lot better than ME! They tend to sleep the...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 3:39 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By deeana

Re: Amusing article about Canadian Language

Yes, interesting. They also use what are archaic words in England. I couldn't help smiling when someone said to me "He's only yay high," indicating a size with his hands, and "It's over yonder!" I...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 3:27 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By deeana

Re: Cheapest way to get the dog to calgary

Yes, my advice is this. Ignore anyone who says you can't do it by yourself. Phone BA and tell them you want to take your dog to Calgary and ask for information on booking him on the plane. He will go...
Forum: Canada
Jun 15th 2005, 3:16 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By deeana

Re: Migrant Tales!

[QUOTE=balaq8
The most highly qualified professionals, with degrees worth dying for, can be found in Canada picking up garbage, driving taxicabs and delivering pizza! [Unquote

This is true. But...
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