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Forum: Canada
Apr 14th 2013, 2:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By Stonedog

Re: nerves of steel required!

I remember feeling the same, but looking back two and a half years I can honestly say that, despite the stress and worry, I've enjoyed every bit of the adventure ;)
Forum: Canada
Apr 14th 2013, 2:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By Stonedog

Re: nerves of steel required!

Sounds good to me :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Apr 13th 2013, 7:43 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,604
Posted By Stonedog

Re: nerves of steel required!

One year from now you'll wonder what all the fuss was about :thumbsup:
May 8th 2012, 12:31 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 3,218
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Worth flying home for dental work?

A thank you wouldn't have gone amiss either !!!
Forum: Canada
Feb 13th 2012, 7:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By Stonedog

Re: continuing care assistant (CCA) Nova Scotia

Many of the nursing homes here require you to have the qualification before they will hire. However, there are circumstances where it's not necessary if they're struggling to employ qualified staff....
Forum: Canada
Nov 7th 2011, 6:04 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Another new starter in NS

Welcome to the South Shore :thumbup:
Nov 1st 2011, 11:07 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,618
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Tattoos ......................

I managed to get my most recent job with a very visible tattoo and Mr S has never been out of work despite the various tattoos on his arms. I guess it depends on the career choices people make for...
Nov 1st 2011, 8:52 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,618
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Tattoos ......................

I have two just now, a cartoon dragon on my upper right arm which I've had 18 years and my son's name on my left wrist which I had 2 years ago. I don't regret either.

I'm 41 and in 30 years time...
Forum: Canada
Nov 1st 2011, 2:39 am
Replies: 138
Views: 13,875
Posted By Stonedog

Re: NS, whats is the attraction for you?

I'm lucky enough to live on the South Shore and work in Mahone Bay :thumbup:
Oct 11th 2011, 5:00 pm
Replies: 5,714
Views: 515,164
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Post The Latest Picture You Have Taken

My back yard, a far cry from Essex :thumbup:
Forum: Canada
Oct 10th 2011, 1:47 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By Stonedog

Re: moved to nova scotia

Welcome to this fine province :thumbup:

We've been here just over a year and still loving it :rofl:
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 27th 2011, 1:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,059
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Third and final Canniversary

Ah, I see. Well the very best of luck with your move back to the UK, there's a tiny part of me feeling jealous but I think I'll be heading the same way some time in the future :)
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 26th 2011, 2:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,059
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Third and final Canniversary

That's a big decision Clematis and I hope it all works out for you.

Can I ask, what about citizenship, are you not tempted to get that first before heading back ?.
Forum: Canniversary
Aug 26th 2011, 2:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By Stonedog

Nova Scotia - One Year On

One year tomorrow since we (partner, son and I) flew into Halifax and a new life.

Everything we knew about Nova Scotia was from the internet, lack of funds had prevented a recce to 'get to know...
Forum: Canada
Apr 25th 2011, 6:20 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,689
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Relocating to Nova Scotia 2011, please share your experience

Well I live in Nova Scotia but I have no experience of any of your first 3 points:

1- Cost of Living in Greater Halifax Area, rent wise 1-2 bedroom, ...house I rent a 2 bedroom house by the river...
Forum: Canada
Mar 25th 2011, 6:12 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,420
Posted By Stonedog

Re: too old

I was 34 and hubby was 44 when we applied. Now I'm 40 and he's 50 and we've been in NS for 7 months.

Never too old for adventure :thumbup:
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2011, 8:11 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 10,084
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Multi-Region DVD player

Well I can vouch for this model, I've had it 7 months with no complaints :thumbsup:
Mar 21st 2011, 11:12 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,643
Posted By Stonedog

Re: How many times a week...

It's actually a very good site, some people really go to town scamming the scammers :thumbsup:
Forum: Canada
Mar 21st 2011, 11:06 am
Replies: 33
Views: 10,084
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Multi-Region DVD player

We got this one from Canadian Tire, it says Region 1 on the box but it plays all our UK DVDs just fine with no hacking required :)
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Forum: Canada
Mar 15th 2011, 12:19 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,680
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Short Landing Trip, Goods to Follow list?

We landed in Vancouver in 2009 and the Officer wouldn't look at our GTF list at all.

When my goods arrived in Halifax the Immigration Officer there was disgusted that they hadn't properly...
Forum: Canada
Feb 7th 2011, 7:59 am
Replies: 51
Views: 24,618
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Best place to live in Nova Scotia?

I love Polperro, visited there many times :thumbsup:

I don't have any advice or experience of what you're planning to do, but I work in Mahone Bay and it is just as beautiful as it looks on...
Forum: Canniversary
Feb 5th 2011, 9:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,494
Posted By Stonedog

Re: 3 months in Nova Scotia

Good to read another success story from the South Shore, we've been here just over 5 months and love it :thumbsup:
Feb 5th 2011, 9:19 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,974
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Multi region DVD player

Here you go, Canadian Tire, £30 :thumbsup:

It says it's Region 1 in the box, but it plays all our UK dvds with no issues whatsoever, no hacking required :thumbup:
...
Forum: Canada
Dec 29th 2010, 8:32 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 16,900
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Cashing a UK cheque from Canada?

Yep, my old Ma makes deposits into my UK account with no issues too :)
Forum: Canada
Dec 13th 2010, 10:28 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,923
Posted By Stonedog

Re: Cheap DVD/BluRay player for UK/CAN disks

Here you go, Canadian Tire, £30 :thumbsup:

It says it's Region 1 in the box, but it plays all our UK dvds with no issues whatsoever, no hacking required :thumbup:
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