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Forum: Australia
Sep 17th 2007, 9:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: hotels in singapore

We stayed at Sentosa Island for 3 nights at the Shangri La and it was amazing, people were very friendly, food was fab etc. Would highly recommend.

The transfers were easy from the airport and we...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 16th 2007, 5:57 am
Replies: 4,241
Views: 93,662
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Song Title Game- Try and come up with a new one

I DON'T wanna talk about it - Rod Stewart

Melis:)
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2007, 2:54 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,702
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Snakes, Spiders and other nasties

I have always been petrified of spiders etc, we've been here 10 months now and i don't have any sleepless nights at all.

I have only seen 1 redback and that was in our garage. Not seen a snake,...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2007, 2:44 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,085
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: What if I can't sell my house in the UK?

Friends of our back in the UK are just considering doing the same.

They've had their house on the market for months, had their visa's in hand for months too, so i think they are going remortgage...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2007, 2:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Tips on buying a cheap car in Brisbane

Don't buy a European car, mega bucks to get fixed! Stick with Toyota's, very reliable and much cheaper for parts.

Melis:) (who is just about to get rid of her Peugoet!:o)
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 9th 2007, 12:14 am
Replies: 84
Views: 3,514
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: The parents are here...

We got a house too small for guests and offered to look for a nice apartment on the coast for them!!! ;)

We moved away for a reason:rofl:

Na, we love them all really, we have our first...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 4th 2007, 10:36 am
Replies: 76
Views: 4,208
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Surprising things you appreciate now your in Oz.

No lockers in leisure centres!! I felt sooooo uncomfortable leaving my belongings on a chair the very first time we went!! Even the bloody lockers get robbed in the UK!!

The kindness of...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2007, 12:50 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,517
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Where can I watch the UEFA Champions League Final in Brisbane?

Hey there,

Are you staying in a hotel, unit, apartment when you first arrive? I'm sure you should be able to watch it there.

I will definately be up watching it!! We are at North Lakes and...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2007, 10:37 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,949
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: son with learning difficulty

Hiya both,

Do you know what area you would like to settle in? I would suggest emailing or even phoning a few schools within the area you are looking at.

Personally we have had no problems...
Forum: Australia
May 12th 2007, 10:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: sending bank draft to oz?

We had to do the same thing, it has to be sent via post to have the origional documents with origional signatures. They will not accept it any other way.

We used Royal Mail signed for...
Jan 8th 2007, 2:32 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 2 Months in!

Yep will keep in touch Sue,

Take care and have a safe journey

Melis:)
Jan 7th 2007, 12:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,845
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 6 months and our experiences of Oz

Fab post! Here's to your next 6 months:beer:

I have just done our '2 Month' post and really look forward to all our new experiences too.

Take care

Melis:D
Jan 5th 2007, 12:18 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 2 Months in!

I should have added a good tip from my mother in law.

We were travelling with 9 suitcases so i packed 1 suitcase for Singapore and another 2 for when we first arrived in Oz and labelled them...
Forum: Australia
Jan 5th 2007, 12:13 am
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Advice and Help Wanted Please

We stopped over in Singapore and loved it. We stayed for 3 nights on Sentosa Islands and stayed at the shangri-la hotel. It was really beautiful and would highly recommend.

I think if you book...
Jan 5th 2007, 12:00 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 2 Months in!

My hubby opened a bank account with Commonwealth online www.commonwealthbank.com.au i think. He did call them once or twice too. Anz and Commonwealth banks are everwhere here, so it's easy to...
Jan 4th 2007, 11:52 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 2 Months in!

Yep same here, we told them before we left and they still stopped our card. It was sorted with one quick phone call and a coupla security questions! Yep, your right it is good that they are on the...
Jan 4th 2007, 8:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: 2 Months in!

Hi there,

We rang them first and they said they would confirm with an email once we had booked our tickets. I just emailed them from their website with my booking number and date i was travelling...
Jan 3rd 2007, 10:45 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,973
Posted By Mel n Daz

2 Months in!

Well, this could be a long one, but i wanted to return the favour to all the good posts and tips we used along our journey to Oz!

Our goodbyes weren't as bad as i thought they would be. Darren's...
Forum: Australia
Dec 17th 2006, 10:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: kids soccer in Redcliffe

Hiya Buck

Yeah, we have enrolled our eldest in North Lakes State College, not sure of their website, they do have one though.

As for Redcliffe not too sure of the schools there, you could...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 11:20 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: kids soccer in Redcliffe

Ooooh thanks! :) Melis
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 12:27 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: kids soccer in Redcliffe

Hiya Buck,

We are looking for sporting teams for our eldest boy who is 12 in the same area. We are in North Lakes, but go to Redcliffe often.

Would welcome any replies too.

Melis :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 12:14 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,528
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Why Shopping in Oz isn't fun.

I have pissed myself laughing at this thread, as we have been here 5 weeks now and spent most of that time SHOPPING!!!!! :D

I must admit though, i love the haggling. I was know in the UK for...
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 12:01 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: Just to let you all know..

Awwwwwwww Congratulations to you all,

and

Merry Christmas

Melis :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 11:57 am
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By Mel n Daz

Re: We Got It, We Got It, We Got It!!!!!!!

Wow! Congratulations!

Amazing feeling isn't it. Hope all goes well for you.

Melis :)
Forum: Australia
Dec 15th 2006, 11:55 am
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Mel n Daz

Any Poker players in North Lakes?

Does anyone fancy a game?

Hubby mentioned tonight that it is one thing he misses.

All welcome round ours! :D

Pm me if you fancy a game.

Should mention, we are pretty sane :scared:...
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