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Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2015, 3:21 am
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By Evelin

Money Transfer EU to AUS via Ozforex to Westpac

Hi,

I registered with Ozforex. On there website it says

Our Banking Details Have Changed:
We recently closed our accounts with Westpac which means you will no longer be able to make payments...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 17th 2013, 10:51 am
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Evelin

Any plasterer around Secret Harbour for small reno job

Hi,

we are getting a new kitchen and need to replaster/patch up where there have been tiles before and won't be any in the future.

Anybody down that end who would like to do it? Thanks.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 1st 2013, 10:54 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,218
Posted By Evelin

Jamie's Italian has landed in Perth

I think even if the food at his restaurant was crap, punters would rave about it simply because the service is right, something not heard of before in Perth. Well done Jamie, you do a brilliant job,...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 25th 2013, 3:20 am
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Evelin

Getting into Uni in Perth comp to Eastcoast

it happened that I looked up some ATAR scores to get into uni at Curtain. Then I came across a list of highly thoughtafter courses in Australia.
...
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2013, 12:03 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,125
Posted By Evelin

Re: Considering the merits of daughter attending uni in UK

This was the main reason why my daughter went to Imperial College instead of a uni in her home country. No regrets there, it opened doors. On top of it, it didn't cost us anything, we are from EU....
Forum: Cyprus
Mar 18th 2013, 9:00 am
Replies: 89
Views: 16,395
Posted By Evelin

Re: Ex-pats and money in Cyprus banks

Is it? My daughter's father-inlaw is Greek Cypriot, wife English, they live 3/4 of the year in Cyprus. One reason is to reduce tax burden in UK. For years, they try to pay their income tax in Cyprus....
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2013, 12:53 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,016
Posted By Evelin

Re: Stay or Go,

I fully agree on the poor state of many rentals. However, a landlord on my street doesn't rent out his property anymore because he has at least 3 tenants who either damaged the house or didn't pay...
Forum: Australia
Mar 10th 2013, 9:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By Evelin

Re: Kitchen Designers - Perth

I don't know any of them. I'm in the process of getting a new kitchen myself. Most probably i will go for a German brand which is sold by Kitchenhaus in Osborne Park. Another German brand, Nobilia,...
Forum: Australia
Mar 8th 2013, 6:49 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Evelin

Re: maybe moving to perth

For rentals you have in principle all the options in the Rockingham Shire which is next to your workplace, sort of.

I always say to people, for the beginning it is best to move into a newish...
Forum: Australia
Mar 6th 2013, 10:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,441
Posted By Evelin

Re: Dyson from uk or wait

+1, hate my Dyson, wouldn't buy one but got it for free. Hubby until recently was somehow involved with Dyson. They are too heavy and cumbersome. He empties the bloody thing and cleans it. I would...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2013, 10:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Evelin

Re: Where to rent South of Perth

Sitting on the train to Joondalup for 12 weeks won't kill you. After all, everything is new, you might enjoy the travel to watch the locals and get an idea how the place ticks. 3 months is nothing in...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2013, 10:19 pm
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 2nd 2013, 12:22 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,582
Posted By Evelin

Re: Other people's screaming children

How about "toddler flights" from OZ to EU once a week, maybe a playground in the middle of the plane, puppet show?:sneaky: wouldn't that be great?
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2013, 10:37 am
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Evelin

Re: Options to send parcel cheaply to UK?

it's a wedding present which includes pieces from Australian Glass artists, so yes, should arrive safely. Value less than $500, but more than 150 Euros (attracts tax).
Forum: Australia
Feb 25th 2013, 10:15 am
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Evelin

Options to send parcel cheaply to UK?

for about 2kg, it will cost me around $80 freight + customs in EU (17.5%).
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 22nd 2013, 10:48 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,582
Posted By Evelin

Re: Other people's screaming children

make the best out of it? how? it's not only a 12 hours flight, it's 2 flights to get to EU, waiting at the beginning, at the middle and at the end. There is nothing much enjoyable about a flight as...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 22nd 2013, 10:36 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,582
Posted By Evelin

Re: Other people's screaming children

it's down to the family environment, how they function or not function in normal life. Yelling parents create yelling children. I do not believe any baby is born to scream until they start school.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 20th 2013, 10:36 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,876
Posted By Evelin

Re: Steam cleaners

Gumption is brilliant.
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 20th 2013, 2:59 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,582
Posted By Evelin

Re: Other people's screaming children

+1, hate long flights with nonstop screaming toddlers, hate parents who are not in control of their brood, their should be special soundproof areas on flights for them. I pay a lot of money for 20hrs...
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2013, 10:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Evelin

Re: whats it like at East Rockingham

the latest census gives you another clue who lives there (median weekly income $516) http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/census_services/getproduct/census/2011/quickstat/SSC50242?opendocument&navpos=220...
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2013, 3:26 am
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Evelin

Re: whats it like at East Rockingham

East Rockingham was once a rundown area, which consisted mainly of not so pretty holiday homes, when Margaret River was not an option because too far. That is 50-60 years ago. In the last 10-15...
Forum: Australia
Feb 17th 2013, 1:03 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By Evelin

Cheap flights with CATHAY $1,355 to London

book by Feb 19th.

Departure Dates: 16 August – 26 October 2013.
Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2013, 7:10 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,807
Posted By Evelin

Re: is it worth buying new furniture and shipping it or getting when we arrive in Per

have a look at the thread of the whirlpool forum "importing Miele from the UK", by today the thread is 79 pages long and gives you an idea what local Brits do to save money on whitegoods, taps,...
Forum: Australia
Feb 15th 2013, 1:34 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,807
Posted By Evelin

Re: is it worth buying new furniture and shipping it or getting when we arrive in Per

yes, lighting would be good to bring over.

Of course wallpaper. The choice is extremely limited. We went to one of the very very few wallpaper places in Perth. The shop was awful. They had some...
Forum: Australia
Feb 14th 2013, 5:10 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,807
Posted By Evelin

Re: is it worth buying new furniture and shipping it or getting when we arrive in Per

remember that bedding sizes are different in OZ compare to UK, EU, USA.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedding

Furniture, as an example, have a look at freedom furniture online, it gives you an...
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