Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Syedney
Showing results 1 to 25 of 591
Search took 0.40 seconds.
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2011, 10:07 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,874
Posted By Syedney

Re: 457 Visa Granted

Hey mate, congrats first off!

Having lived here on 457 for almost three years now, I definitely recommend you sort out the LAFHA now.

We lived without it for the first 18 months, as the...
Aug 16th 2011, 1:26 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,313
Posted By Syedney

Re: Been Home 4 Days

Forgive my ignorance, but what is this flight tracker thing? :o

PS: Good luck with job hunting. Btw, what made you go back?
Jul 21st 2011, 5:49 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Syedney

Re: Take back items

Thanks for all the suggestions:thumbup:

Yes, my OH also wants to get a local painting and that is defo on the list.:thumbup:

Not sure about didgeridoo, but like you I always wanted to own one...
Jul 21st 2011, 5:34 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,271
Posted By Syedney

Re: OMG - A glimmer of hope

Well, knock me down with a feather!

Sounds exactly like our story but the only diff is my daughter is 12. And Substitute Scotland for England!

Yes, out of blue, she wants to go back to Blighty...
Jul 19th 2011, 4:22 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Syedney

Take back items

Hey folks

With less than 10 weeks to go before we say farewell to Aus, I am wondering what stuff folks here would take home to remind them of Sydney/Northern Beaches/Aus.

I was thinking maybe...
Jul 19th 2011, 4:06 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By Syedney

Re: After 7 yrs in Oz now back in UK

What a frank and refreshing insight, cheers Ian :thumbup:

Also was keen to read as I am also planning to go back to UK for good and have been living in the Northern Beaches for the past 32 months!...
Jul 10th 2011, 3:41 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By Syedney

Emergency travel document: Get it or not?

Hi all

I am due to travel back to UK in few weeks time, and my British passport expired recently and wondered if anyone has had any experience of travelling on an emergency document. My main...
Jun 13th 2011, 12:10 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,866
Posted By Syedney

Re: Is this common?

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Looking forward to that!

Good luck to you too and by the sound of things, what a hectic schedule you have:lol:

We've started the process for the cat,...
Jun 11th 2011, 12:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,866
Posted By Syedney

Re: Is this common?

Thanks for all the explanations and support guys. I am getting to accept thid feeling more slowly. We are treating it like a 9 week holidays now. We've booked for Breakfast cruise this Sunday, to...
Jun 10th 2011, 2:59 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,866
Posted By Syedney

Is this common?

I am getting the "I want to go home now" syndrome so badly specially in the last few days that it is affecting my sleep & health in general. We have planned to go back by end of September specially...
Jun 9th 2011, 3:01 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,894
Posted By Syedney

Re: Salaries?!

Brilliant thread! Going back for good to UK in three/four months, back to Hove to our flat there after almost 3 years here in OZ.

It's good to get the cost details from folks here. I am going to...
Jun 8th 2011, 10:31 am
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By Syedney

Re: Dilemma with two options?

Thanks Polly!:thumbup:


I agree with you and just getting the confirmation that it is better to get the passport sorted out now is reassuring and me off to doing that now!

Cheers all!
Jun 7th 2011, 12:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By Syedney

Dilemma with two options?

Evening all!

Just wanted to get some opinions and views on the following quandary I am contemplating right now:

My British passport has expired and I am about to go back to UK. Do I:

1. Get...
Forum: The Barbie
May 1st 2011, 2:38 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By Syedney

Re: Exoiring UK Passport

Tell me that you didn't just do the trip for the Royal wedding?:eek:

And by the way, how does it feel to be back there (even briefly)?
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2011, 11:34 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 8,216
Posted By Syedney

Re: Brighton & Hove Albion

Just wanted to add:
We have decided to go back to Brighton!
We still have fond memories of Sussex, from its greeny quaint villages to the pebbled beaches of Brighton and Hove. My daughter misses...
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2011, 11:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Syedney

Re: Bemused by Sydney rents/areas

You need to also factor in other aspects which may contribute to the negativity of a place like Milsons Point/Kirribilli.
From having lived in North Sydney for few months, I can tell you that the...
Apr 12th 2011, 7:18 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Syedney

We did it our way!

Well, like old blue eyes would say:
And now, the end is near,
And so I face the final curtain.
My friends, I'll say it clear;
I'll state my case of which I'm certain.

I've lived a life...
Apr 12th 2011, 6:49 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

Thanks for the info elice_in_oz :thumbup:

I did follow your methods and tried few other ones too and the best price I could get was around $6,500 for three adults return Sydney to London (from...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 12th 2011, 6:35 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,943
Posted By Syedney

Re: Exoiring UK Passport

Did you use Australia Post for renewing it? My daughter and mine is expiring in June:eek:
Feb 22nd 2011, 10:39 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

Thanks for all the advices :thumbup:

The missus went and had a word with the high school. They will act on the info...
However, we are still going to put our daughter into the new high school. I...
Feb 21st 2011, 10:59 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

We did exactly that. We gave her a lot of freedom (in fact she gets away with quite a lot here compared to UK), a phone, a wii, a dsi etc...She was actually quite settled last year...

We did have...
Feb 21st 2011, 2:29 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

Yes, it does take ages and we keep saying to our daughter but she throws some unbelievable tantrums, sometimes it gets to the missus so badly, can't describe what it does to her:(

Both Ana and I...
Feb 21st 2011, 12:57 am
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

Hi TP!!

How are things with you?:thumbup:

Yeah, it could well be just a phase but really deep down don't want to create a resentment in the long term...:confused:

The reason we are going in...
Feb 20th 2011, 10:18 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 24,570
Posted By Syedney

Re: And now what?

Ha ha ha, just read this and made me laugh so much...So grateful to all the ppl who contributed to this thread...My missus and I never felt alone and always come here and read bits of the thread...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 11th 2010, 7:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Syedney

Re: What a a bunch of naff talkers!

Great banter on here:thumbsup:

Enjoy reading those answers and thanks a bunch for your input...As ever spot on.

Though some of you don't look like you get much sleep...Insomniacs!:rofl:
Showing results 1 to 25 of 591
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.