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Feb 17th 2009, 5:52 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Homesickness

I think we all go through waves,, i now know I will always have them as I have given it nearly 4.5 years to see if it was just a phase.:(

Talking to my wife about it doesnt go down well, infact I...
Jan 9th 2009, 2:11 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,179
Posted By itsasecret

Re: I think I want to go back.

hello everyone,, some of you may remember my post nearly 1 year ago to the day,, funny that this time of year can be depressing for us all wanting to go back.

Anyway Thought I would update...
Jan 2nd 2008, 3:44 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,179
Posted By itsasecret

I think I want to go back.

Its been on the cards for a while, I keep having these really horrible sinking feelings for sometime that I belong back in England. Im a guy and I hope I am not alone with these feelings. we have...
Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2006, 9:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By itsasecret

Forum: Australia
Apr 4th 2006, 2:48 am
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By itsasecret

Brisbane Coarse Fishing Club.

Hi,

If anyone is coming over to Brisbane , or already over here and you are interested in Coarse fishing, please get in contact.

Im setting up a club in Brisbane,
you cam PM me for details.
...
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2004, 8:08 am
Replies: 101
Views: 5,362
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Brisbane Expats Meet

Hi,,

Mal and Jane here, settling in nicely to Bayside living , we are renting in Alex Hills (well its montgomery park really) which is wellington point border Im told.

Went to Wynum , nice...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2004, 10:32 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Baggage Allowances!!

Yes please, i will PM you so you can email.
Thanks. :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2004, 9:41 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,272
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Baggage Allowances!!

I have booked a 1 way ticket and am flying next Wednesday with Singapore airlines, on my eticket it says only 20kg. Im not worried (or should i be?) because we are emigrating so automatically get...
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2004, 12:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By itsasecret

Hifx Australia.

Hi,

Im already set up with HIFX UK. But i want to be able to buy some $$ when im over in Oz when the exchange rate gets better.

I know that HIFX have an office in Australia, will they except a...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2004, 3:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Anyone in Brisbane into Freshwater fishing??

I know its mad, but its the closest thing Australia has to a "festival" :beer: so it should be a good few days.
dont intend on going every week.
Infact its only 1 hr away if you fly, but with all...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2004, 2:46 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Anyone in Brisbane into Freshwater fishing??

I taken the lot.! 2 poles, feeder rods/ waggler rods, 2 platforms seatbox and everything else!

They dont have all the species in QLD , but in other states they have roach, tench, perch and carp...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2004, 2:09 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Anyone in Brisbane into Freshwater fishing??

Yes I too am heavily interested in Match Fishing. Im taking all my kit over with me!! Ive already signed up a couple of Opens Canbera Classic and New South wales Open. (Its fished in early December.)...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2004, 3:20 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

Its because the Bank of enlgand said its not over yet. (maybe more interest rate rises.) They said the slow down in spending and the economy was due to the pound £ loosing on average 4% against most...
Forum: Australia
Oct 8th 2004, 12:44 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

Go on tell us your story.
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2004, 10:32 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

Average for last 12 months (2.54) thats why most of us think its bad.
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2004, 8:47 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

Now we have sorted that out,

whats everyone goint to do? are you going to just bite the bullet and buy now, or are you going to wait and hope for a rise, and pay the CGT on the rise.?

I cant...
Forum: Australia
Oct 7th 2004, 8:02 am
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

Hi,
I will try and help.
1. You use HIFX as a broker to buy Aus $$ , you dont get a better exchange rate, you normally get around 3cents less than the "pound rate" . They will tell you all about it...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2004, 1:09 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 5,086
Posted By itsasecret

Re: exchange rates

So in black and white whats the answer?

Will i get taxed on any money i leave in the UK and transfer it "less than 6 months later?" we are talking less than £50k. the aim is to get a better...
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2004, 9:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Flights booked.

Hi Rich,
Yep we looked at all these lovely places too, but decided it would be too much hassle with transfers and some places boats! so we opted for Sentosa, its actually linked by a Bridge and im...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 1:43 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Flights booked.

yer ,, just keep an eye out for a hot and sweaty couple with a 2 year old Toddler running rings around us.. :D that would be us.. :scared:
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 1:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Flights booked.

yer there seems to be some good deals around.
Our trip including 4 days at sentosa, airport transfers , city tour. cost just less than £1600 for 3 people. (3 seats.)
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 1:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By itsasecret

Re: Flights booked.

www.travelmood.com
they beat the singapore airlines quote..
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 1:01 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By itsasecret

Flights booked.

Well we have finally booked our flights. (via travelmood.)
2 adults 1 child (2 yrs old) £1275 .. very good deal..Singapore Airlines too.

We are staying on the Island of Sentosa (just off...
Forum: Australia
Oct 5th 2004, 9:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By itsasecret

3 fillings.

Ive just got back from the dentist here in the UK, Ive been warned about the very high cost of dental care. So Im down to do 3 fillings next week @ at cost of £160 (includes xrays, and...
Forum: Australia
Oct 4th 2004, 8:53 am
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By itsasecret

jobs that require Australian Citizenship!

Can anyone tell me why some jobs, such as the one's advertised to work for the Australian Commonwealth etc.. They specify you "must" be an Australian Citizen?

Ive seen a quite a few jobs...
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