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Jan 27th 2009, 4:05 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 4,026
Posted By LotteW

Re: Rackoons!

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2172612.ece

This one did....
Jan 15th 2009, 3:08 pm
Replies: 239
Views: 14,452
Posted By LotteW

Re: Missing the UK?

There is very little that I miss tbh.

OK so some days I do miss things like being able to order the groceries from Tesco's and have them deliver it in the 2 hour timeslot I choose.
I occasionally...
Forum: Canada
Jan 13th 2009, 7:16 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 21,094
Posted By LotteW

Re: Pork Pies

I use a recipe from a very ancient and battered copy of The Farmhouse Kitchen cookery book....

It is easy enough to make tbh

Hot Water Crust:
125ml/4floz water
125g/4floz lard
275g/10oz...
Forum: Canada
Jan 12th 2009, 3:05 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 21,094
Posted By LotteW

Re: Pork Pies

I make my own:)
Forum: Canada
Jan 2nd 2009, 9:40 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By LotteW

Re: Renting in Calgary

I hate to tell you, but it doesn't work like that here....

on a 6 month visitors visa you probably won't be able to find jobs, rent anywhere other an a holiday place etc.....

I would read some...
Jan 2nd 2009, 9:38 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By LotteW

Re: Help please, oil line is hit any ideas

That really doesn't sound good!

May the fleas of 1000 camels infest the armpits and groin of those builders and the company that have washed their hands.....

There could be some very itchy...
Forum: Canada
Jan 2nd 2009, 3:15 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 5,812
Posted By LotteW

Re: Alberta driving license Class 7

Actually class 7 is the learners licence (like the UK provisional one). The motorbike/moped one is Class 6 I believe.
Forum: Canada
Jan 2nd 2009, 2:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 5,812
Posted By LotteW

Re: Alberta driving license Class 7

I did mine earlier this year.

TBH your best bet is to go to a registry and pick up a copy of the book they have there, the Basic License-Drivers Handbook.

All the questions are taken from that...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 11:41 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,158
Posted By LotteW

Re: Cycle Across Canada

I have shown this thread to Mr LW cos we were talking about driving across Canada at some point, or maybe doing it on a motorbike (that scares me more than cycling it for some reason!)...

His...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 11:37 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 8,281
Posted By LotteW

Re: Do you speak to other Brits you come across?

That was my one big worry - the family deaths

Mind you, both my parents have passed on and we are estranged from Mr LW's parents (his choice btw). But I do have one very elderly aunt (bless her,...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 10:13 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 8,281
Posted By LotteW

Re: Do you speak to other Brits you come across?

I am not uncomfortable meeting others - infact I am a total chatterbox who will talk to anyone, anywhere, any place....

to me it doesn't matter if they are Brits, Canadians, Aussies or whatever -...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 10:09 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 8,281
Posted By LotteW

Re: Do you speak to other Brits you come across?

You obviously haven't met me yet - I am a Yorkshire lass (from the Dales), but my accent is modified by the private school my parents sent me to and elocution lessons (so think "posh" Yorkshire).... ...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 10:05 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By LotteW

Re: Random bacon question

I buy a "part-cooked" ham from Superstore..... mind you I don't slice and fry it, I bake it in the oven, cut big thick slices off it and have it with parsley sauce.....

Yummy!
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 10:03 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 2,158
Posted By LotteW

Re: Cycle Across Canada

Did you cycle the coast to coast or walk it? (as in Wainrights walking route)

I imagine cycling as it takes the best part of 2 weeks to walk.... but if you had walked it you would have gone...
Forum: Canada
Dec 31st 2008, 8:02 am
Replies: 64
Views: 4,713
Posted By LotteW

Re: How settled are you really in Canada?

I would say that we are reasonably settled in Canada. We have made some good friends (infact the best friends we made were the neighbours who came and introduced themselves to us the day we moved...
Dec 27th 2008, 10:21 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,047
Posted By LotteW

Re: Im going to piss and moan .. the British way

No you have it wrong. Chickens go Cluck, Cluck, Cluck...

I should know cos I have a PhD in Chicken poo....
Dec 27th 2008, 12:01 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,098
Posted By LotteW

Re: the real meaning of xmas...

No naff presents here.

I got a copy of photoshop elements that I wanted, a book on how to use it, some knitting yarn (gorgeous soy-wool-silk blend), a knitting bag. And some Lush smellies from...
Dec 26th 2008, 8:35 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,677
Posted By LotteW

Re: Big girl's blouse

No real advice as I still haven't plucked up the courage to drive in the snow.

But I just wanted to say that I understand how you are terrified.

I was involved in a nasty car accident before we...
Forum: Canada
Dec 26th 2008, 8:14 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 8,281
Posted By LotteW

Re: Do you speak to other Brits you come across?

I will talk to anyone...

If I can think of something to say, I will end up talking to fellow Brits, but then I am just as likely to end up talking to anyone else I come across, esp in supermarket...
Dec 23rd 2008, 4:18 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,085
Posted By LotteW

Re: DEC 19TH MEET UP IN KENSINGTON

I didn't make it - sorry.

I was intending to, but then one of the kids came down with some sort of stomach bug and I didn't feel I could leave a babysitter coping with a vomitty kid
Dec 23rd 2008, 4:17 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By LotteW

Re: Zellers

I buy the kids boots there and got their snowpants etc etc this year... And we usually end up getting trainers for them from either Zellers or Walmart too - mainly cos I am not paying a fortune for...
Dec 18th 2008, 11:33 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,215
Posted By LotteW

Re: Farewell

Ahhh you can't beat a good flounce for entertainment value. The only thing better are the boomerang flouncers who keep coming back to try to have the last word.

I particularly like this flounce...
Dec 18th 2008, 11:24 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,241
Posted By LotteW

Re: English Quality Street...

that reminds me of the time I bought a turkey from one of the researchers at the Uni.... it was still running around when they gave it to me!

As for what they do to it - wring (or rather pull)...
Dec 17th 2008, 8:44 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By LotteW

Re: Imagine.......

I wore a cream sweater yesterday (a handknitted wool sweater that needs handwashing).

And then I decided it would be a good idea to have a chicken curry for dinner.... one that involved copious...
Dec 17th 2008, 4:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By LotteW

Re: Imagine.......

I must be evil cos I laughed :rofl:

It is just the kind of thing that would happen to me!
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