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Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2015, 1:51 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,335
Posted By cherry6

Re: Ping Pong anyone?

Im currently living in the Scottish Highlands near Aviemore. Winter seems to be rain, wind or snow or all 3. Summer seems to be rain and wind. Average temps for the last few weeks, around 15-16...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2015, 10:37 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,335
Posted By cherry6

Re: Ping Pong anyone?

For me, I am Australian born but grew up in UK then went back to Aus and so on, plus I feel more comfortable heading back to somewhere I know (and am already aware of negative things about Australia...
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2015, 5:07 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,335
Posted By cherry6

Re: Ping Pong anyone?

Im heading back for the fifth time, planning to go Nov 2016. Need to save up first lol. I have been in the UK since 2008 and although I have really tried hard, I just cannot settle here. We have...
May 18th 2011, 1:54 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By cherry6

Re: Permanent residency - left Oz, want to return, is it possible?

Found his old passport (the one with the visa in it).
You were correct Pollyanna, it was granted Jul 04. Just says class bs resident sub class 801 conditions mig.regs.sched 8.
So we just have to...
May 18th 2011, 12:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By cherry6

Re: Permanent residency - left Oz, want to return, is it possible?

Thanks for that Louie and Pollyanna. Yes all 4 kids are citizens (one born in Oz, other 3 dual nationals). Am still trying to find his passport, can find everyone else's but his lol. Fingers crossed...
May 18th 2011, 11:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By cherry6

Re: Permanent residency - left Oz, want to return, is it possible?

I am a citizen, I was born there. I cant find the paperwork from the visa office, would it be on his passport? Am trying to find that now.
May 18th 2011, 11:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By cherry6

Permanent residency - left Oz, want to return, is it possible?

Hi, am hoping someone might know the answer to this.

We were in Australia 2004-Oct 08. Spouse got permanent residency by applying onshore, and as we had been married a while was granted fairly...
Nov 17th 2008, 11:27 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Thanks Stu :)
Good luck with your house letting btw.
Nov 16th 2008, 6:59 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Yes thats what we were thinking, should be more scenic and a bit easier!
Nov 16th 2008, 6:58 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Thanks for that, will see that today as well :thumbsup:
Nov 16th 2008, 6:54 am
Replies: 65
Views: 16,023
Posted By cherry6

Re: UK benefits....how long till you're eligible?

Hi,
My husband applied for Jobseekers Allowance the day after we arrived. We too, did not want to be the scourge of the nation, but I had to ensure than we would have something coming in in case he...
Nov 16th 2008, 6:46 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Yes I have heard that, luckily my husband starts at 6am so avoids the morning rush hour, he might hit some coming home but he has vowed to find every back road he can! He works in Long Eaton which is...
Nov 15th 2008, 5:47 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Sounds like you are happy to be back and have settled easily, well done :thumbup:

I have found a house to rent, the Melton ones were OK but have found one even better in Grantham. And its nearer...
Nov 12th 2008, 5:51 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

We are going to look at some rental properties today in Melton Mowbray and surrounding areas, just wanted to remark that the letting agents I have spoken to have been generally fairly positive about...
Forum: USA
Nov 12th 2008, 5:47 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,492
Posted By cherry6

Re: Has anyone "given up everything" to repatriate to the UK?

Just wanted to say we sold all our furniture (on ebay and a garage sale). All we took back was some photos, mementos, some kids toys, and tooling for my husbands job. He left a well paid job with a...
Nov 8th 2008, 5:14 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

My kids are 14, 13, 9 and 12 months old. The older ones are loving it here, they cant believe all the things to do, and they love the choice of food in the supermarkets. Went looking at the food in...
Nov 8th 2008, 5:10 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Hi,
We used Pickfords, we only took back boxes, and 3 cubic meters was about 1200 dollars. I have used Chess previously but the trouble with Chess is that they have to use a different company for...
Nov 6th 2008, 5:44 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,581
Posted By cherry6

Re: Guess what?

Am thinking of you and hoping all turns out ok xxx
Nov 6th 2008, 5:42 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Well my husband got a firm job offer today, so alls good. He had a lot of interest from employment agencies, and the first interview offers him a job, so employment is not all doom and gloom here....
Nov 5th 2008, 5:23 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,079
Posted By cherry6

Re: Taking TVs/Fridges etc back to UK

Regarding TV prices, my mum has just bought one from TJ Hughes, a 47 inch LCD Phillips for £799.
Nov 5th 2008, 5:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By cherry6

Re: Vet - Perth for rabies vacs for possible return to UK

We used South Street vets, they have an Indian guy there who is very up on the whole thing, he did my mums dog too (she went back earlier this year). Cant remember his name, but the vets are in...
Nov 5th 2008, 4:53 am
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Thanks everyone :) Am more than happy to post some pics, will take some of this area in the next day or two and post them, and will take some of the Christmas market too. We are driving there, I get...
Nov 3rd 2008, 5:52 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Yes it was Hampton. Went to Kings Lynn today, wouldnt personally want to live there but it had loads of shops. Bought a few bits from TK Maxx. Christmas stuff is starting to come out in the shops. We...
Nov 2nd 2008, 2:32 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Re: Im glad to be home!

Thanks everyone! Just to make you all jealous, went shopping today (yes on a Sunday!!! One thing I couldnt do in Perth!). Went to a huge Tesco in Peterborough, so many buy 1 get 1 frees, stuff on...
Nov 1st 2008, 6:51 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 6,648
Posted By cherry6

Im glad to be home!

Well we are finally back, after much worrying and stress, and I am SO HAPPY!!! The flight was OK, far too long (we departed at 11.40am and arrived back 6.40am UK time, so about 28 hours). We flew...
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