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Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2009, 4:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Griff

Re: warning to heathcare professionals

I think they do but what we are highlighting here is that the BC union does not...I am 4th in but would be first out in my current circumstances
Forum: Canada
Nov 17th 2009, 1:41 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Griff

Re: warning to heathcare professionals

kazchug it is nothing to do with VCH it is the BCNU rules so in which case - yes it applies to you.

I know it sucks...
Nov 16th 2009, 2:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,111
Posted By Griff

Re: JEOPARDY?? Am I the only one who can't stand it??

don't think I actually said that I was forced to participate Rete but I did expect some backlash and you haven't disappointed me there
Nov 16th 2009, 2:58 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,111
Posted By Griff

JEOPARDY?? Am I the only one who can't stand it??

I HATE this programme with a vengeance..does anyone feel the same? My Canadian colleagues love it but a game show where they tell you the answer and you have to guess what the question was?? Really??...
Forum: Canada
Nov 16th 2009, 2:40 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By Griff

Re: warning to heathcare professionals

It doesn't even have to be last in first out as in my place of work there have been several staff join since I started but they have been allowed to port (transfer) their seniority so infact if there...
Nov 4th 2009, 7:03 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By Griff

Re: Simple pleasures

I cannot wait. House sold yesterday.All these pleasures will be ours again soon...
Oct 30th 2009, 4:36 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,903
Posted By Griff

Re: terrified of breaking up the family

We were in a very similar position earlier this year- (we OH and I were desperate to return) when we eventually put the suggestion to the children (13yrs and 16yrs then) they both went...
Oct 30th 2009, 4:14 am
Replies: 76
Views: 8,930
Posted By Griff

Re: Back to Uk for 10 days

Just think that coming back is a necessary part of planning your permanent return - which it is.
Don't think about leaving, think about it positively - got to come back to close up and get back, it...
Oct 25th 2009, 1:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,160
Posted By Griff

Re: Education and teaching here in Canada.....

bettyboo67 - I too am a nurse and the seniority system here infuriates me also, I know of 5 other Uk nurses who have been totally flabergasted by it and 4 of us are planning our return (infact 1 has...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 25th 2009, 1:36 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

thanks dboy, he is doing well

elaine
Forum: Back Home
Oct 25th 2009, 12:35 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

No and I leave for pastures old for the same reasons!!
elaine
Forum: Back Home
Oct 25th 2009, 12:26 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

very true
I have just had my brother need emergency heart surgery about 6 weeks ago.
Forum: Back Home
Oct 25th 2009, 12:23 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

I come on here because its entertaining. Sorry to be so blunt but its true.......



Nice compassionate person you are then aren't you..
I don't come on to whine or bitch about Canada (as you...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 25th 2009, 12:18 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

I appreciate that dboy - but as it is healthcare that I am in that is my perspective. I would be interested to hear how different you find policing and what makes it better. there are a couple of...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 21st 2009, 4:58 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Aviator
For someone so settled you spend a lot of time posting on the moving back to the UK forum could it be you are in denial and are longing to return to the UK yourself.
Or is it you just like...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 19th 2009, 1:25 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Lots of statements as to how it is the countries fault, no one has yet come up and said why or how - Aviator


For us Aviator it is a realisation that the work/homelife balance is not as good...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 17th 2009, 5:12 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

oh gosh bettyboo67, $27K that is ridiculous isn't it? Yes makes my figure seem cheap! This whole business has been expense expense expense...I totally echo what you say - rent first. We bought...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 17th 2009, 12:27 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Thanks Sans
That's really good to hear as I do have times when I think this is an unatainable goal. I just wished we had rented rather than bought - things would be much easier and we would not have...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 16th 2009, 4:23 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Crikey, there's so much to this "getting out intact" isn't there??
Ciderman I apologise now that you are probably going to be inundated with questions and just remember BettyBoo, Me and 4bells will...
Oct 16th 2009, 4:02 am
Replies: 47
Views: 4,969
Posted By Griff

Re: Whey, hey - house sold & heading back

Congrats Ciderman, Christmas in England - bliss!!
Oct 15th 2009, 5:19 am
Replies: 120
Views: 10,011
Posted By Griff

Re: word i hate most

lol- I see your point!!
Forum: Back Home
Oct 15th 2009, 1:10 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Thanks The4BellsLondon

You might regret offering...(only joking)
I work full time but after Jan will have many evenings on my own so may just need that support then!!

Elaine

How did the gym...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 15th 2009, 1:07 am
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

Congrats Ciderman - hopefully it will be us soon. We have had about 10 viewings but no offers so realtor (who priced it?! advised us to reduce)and have just reduced - (but I can't go any lower so...
Oct 13th 2009, 11:48 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 10,011
Posted By Griff

Re: word i hate most

I hate the word 'like' when it is just thrown into a sentence without need.
My kids interject their sentences with the word several times..adding to the length but not the detail of what they are...
Forum: Back Home
Oct 13th 2009, 11:44 pm
Replies: 228
Views: 22,483
Posted By Griff

Re: It feels like we never went...

I am getting so much support from this site and fellow expats..

my husband returns to work in the UK in January 2010 (he took a career break). me and the kids are here till the end of the school...
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