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Jun 27th 2009, 7:04 am
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Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

You're the one still here reading.:rofl:

However, seriously. I'm really not very good with dealing with the tedium moronitis characters so I am unsubscribing from this thread.
I'll leave you to...
Jun 27th 2009, 6:16 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,394
Posted By cricket1again

Re: 20ft container $8,000 plus ins

I don't know either but I am at the stage where I don't care one way or the other. I am outta here.:thumbsup:
Jun 27th 2009, 6:13 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

Really? Did you hope I'd be worried or give a stuff? Sorry but I am happy saying and doing whatever I like at the moment.:p:p:p The last 6 weeks of being in Oz is going to be one long celebration so...
Jun 27th 2009, 12:40 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,394
Posted By cricket1again

Re: 20ft container $8,000 plus ins

Here's a good comparison link that we used;

http://compare-international-movers.com/vervolg4a.asp
Jun 27th 2009, 12:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,394
Posted By cricket1again

Re: 20ft container $8,000 plus ins

It's about the same price as all shippers. I am bringing back 5 heavy industrial machines, a lot of business equipment plus 80 boxes and a small amount of furniture.
I learned last time that there's...
Jun 27th 2009, 12:25 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

My son is following us home after his wedding next Feb.:) He is marrying an Australian girl and all of her family are coming to the UK too. :eek: My daughter refused to ever come back to Oz so she's...
Jun 26th 2009, 7:33 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

Feel free to post your own reliable figures anyone.:)

Kev, I'm sending you my own personal greetings via PM. I'm sick of all you blokes picking fights with my female brain. It just can't handle it...
Jun 26th 2009, 11:09 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

OK, suits me. I'm happy no matter what happens now. :thumbsup:
Jun 26th 2009, 11:07 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

80% of Brits move back to UK. Apparently.

According to my source at our shipping company. I don't know how she knows but I thought it was 50% and she corrected me and said 80%. They carry out...
Jun 26th 2009, 10:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

Nope. I said that I had been told by 3 shipping companies that 80% of brits who have moved from the UK to Australia move back to the UK.
I think Pollyanna interpreted it that 80% of Brits moved from...
Jun 26th 2009, 10:30 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

Who said they had?
Jun 26th 2009, 10:30 am
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Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

I don't think so.:) Cricket is a happy little bunny with all her options open. She loves England for her work and business opportunities plus all the other good things England offers so yes, Cricket...
Jun 26th 2009, 8:49 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

Re: It's Official!

They might be now there are no jobs. Anyway, I am only quoting what I was told by 3 lots of shippers. They must do their own research to project their own business turnover. I'm guessing that's why...
Jun 26th 2009, 8:26 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By cricket1again

It's Official!

80% of Brits move back to UK. Apparently.

According to my source at our shipping company. I don't know how she knows but I thought it was 50% and she corrected me and said 80%. They carry out...
Jun 26th 2009, 5:17 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,394
Posted By cricket1again

20ft container $8,000 plus ins

Ok, just had shippers round for quote. A 20 foot container piled to the roof will cost approx $8,000 plus insurance at 3.5%.
Thought I'd post because a few have asked the question.
Jun 26th 2009, 3:38 am
Replies: 282
Views: 22,275
Posted By cricket1again

Re: Opinions on England Please.

Things are improving and England is setting the standard believe it or not. I know it's difficult to see improvement because the worst is always thrust in our faces forcing us to focus on everything...
Jun 26th 2009, 2:45 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By cricket1again

Re: interview with job centre for benefits...any tips?

I realise that but I wasn't sure if it would be regarded as income if the expenses are higher.
Jun 25th 2009, 11:43 pm
Replies: 282
Views: 22,275
Posted By cricket1again

Re: Opinions on England Please.

I'm pleased that you are happy. It's good to hear when people have found their ideal place in life.:)

I see very little difference in social problems though, between Australia and the UK. Maybe...
Jun 25th 2009, 11:24 pm
Replies: 282
Views: 22,275
Posted By cricket1again

Re: Opinions on England Please.

I came from the poorest of backgrounds. We never had a council house or benefits. We went hungry and lived in a freezing cold house (because the electricity had been cut off) until my dad found work...
Jun 25th 2009, 10:39 pm
Replies: 282
Views: 22,275
Posted By cricket1again

Re: Opinions on England Please.

I believe most of society's problems today stem from a lack of connectedness or bonding.
If you look back, wars created a common cause amongst people and life then was far more stable in many ways....
Jun 25th 2009, 12:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By cricket1again

Re: interview with job centre for benefits...any tips?

If you can show that the house is negatively geared ie, rent doesn't meet the outgoings, then that might prove you're not gaining any financial income or benefit from renting out your house.
I don't...
Jun 25th 2009, 9:05 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,571
Posted By cricket1again

Re: I want to Hear your story.... How did you end up on MBTTUK?

I honestly think the job situation is here to stay for a while. The recession hit the UK almost a year ago and it's starting to impact here in Oz now. Maybe your timing is wrong, not the place, just...
Jun 25th 2009, 8:00 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,571
Posted By cricket1again

Re: I want to Hear your story.... How did you end up on MBTTUK?

Well in that case, in moments of indecision, it's best to look back at your reasons for leaving the UK for Australia.
Jun 25th 2009, 5:03 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,571
Posted By cricket1again

Re: I want to Hear your story.... How did you end up on MBTTUK?

My story is too long and boring to recite but I am going home after being here in Australia for almost 6 years. Not by choice but circumstances. I am very happy to be returning.

Can I ask, what is...
Jun 25th 2009, 12:27 am
Replies: 282
Views: 22,275
Posted By cricket1again

Re: Opinions on England Please.

You cannot blame any government for the personal choices people make over their lives. If people choose to smoke, drink excessively, eat too much, borrow too much money and end up in debt etc, etc,...
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