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    Not sure where this one belongs ...

    Thank you
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    Not sure where this one belongs ...

    Hi all , would anyone know if you have working in aged care certificates which was passed here in Australia if it's usable in the UK ? Or if you would need to re train to a UK standard ? Thank you in advance for any advice or thoughts
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    So torn, what would you do....?

    Have you looked into a specific breed rescue / rehome ? I volunteer for a Dalmatian one , they nearly all have their own . They would have homes waiting and vetted or help by putting feelers out . Good luck not an easy choice by far , it's so personal and emotive .
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    WA enters recession

    It took me ages when we first came over here to get used to all the different accents in one place , I kept saying what did he /she say ? .. Yup wanting to buy a Rug not a Rag ...
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    Well I've just paid $26 for two skinny lattes and two carrot cakes with ice cream on the side , this was in Rockingham - Perth ..
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    We should do lunch soon
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    Luckily we have a mechanic in the family and only buy the government cars with full service history which we did in the UK too .
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    We use the auctions here for cars
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    HappyHeart , in reply - I presume it's down to personal choice of a car , make model, price etc .. We certainly found them cheaper . It was just a thought for the op as an option , in case they hadn't thought of that route
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    Six weeks back - my impressions (warning, whinge)

    Just a thought to the op , have you looked in your local classified section of papers at cars for sale ? Usually it's the best place to look . I'm sure you will find a reasonably priced runaround or a couple of years old unless you want a newbie straight off the forecourt . Tbh we were over from Perth in October last year and couldn't get over how reasonable most things were .. Saying that we were in the Midlands . Also anywheres reasonable compared to Perth ??
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    Singapore as a holiday destination

    Cath it's lovely we came through the week after the Grand Prix long time no hear
  12. Shellybingobingo , as hairdresser ( UK trained ) don't book into a salon without a consultation first , most people can't get a decent level of blonde without bleach & toner .. But a lot can , you just need to stress you need high lift colours and if they won't use them walk away . There's some really bad hairdressing here to be be sure , I have a client that had a normal tint blonde not even high lift and I couldn't do her hair last year as I was on my jollys .. She went a salon and they refused to use a tint , she's a perfect blonde , they used bleach and was awful !! Took me months to get it back
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    Dog Relocations to UK

    The person spoke to who flew her two back about 9 weeks ago paid 5, 025 for two dogs ( Dals ) inc three complimentary boarding 3 days before travel .. Inc of all other paperwork etc from Brisbane . Dogtainers .
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    Singapore as a holiday destination

    We went last year on holiday two adults and an 8 yr old , we loved it . Its very humid ( well it was in October ). we stayed on Orchard road at the Holiday inn , we found it very clean and lots to do , we also ran out of time 5 days wasn't enough ( we did a stop over from the UK ) . The food we loved , there was enough choice to choose from ... the shopping was amazing and blew my brain , after living in WA for 6 years you tend to forget what's out there Personally we found the prices about the same as here in WA and a bit more shop around for food and / gifts , food courts were cheaper to eat at but its mainly Singaporean food , which we loved my daughter wasn't so keen . Sentosa island was fun and I would love to split it another time and stay on both .. advice would be add trip adviser and read through there too
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    Dog Relocations to UK

    Good luck
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    Dog Relocations to UK

    Someone i know recently used dogtainers recently from here to UK for her two Dals , she was very impressed . I have used Jetpets for interstate also happy .
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    real estate uk

    Just a thought were selling our house in the uk and have allways used www.rightmove.co.uk but ive just found another site called www.welcomehome.co.uk in case your needing them for a browse . so if its any help all well and good :wink:
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    Citizenship and the future

    Congratulations Fiona and family we are on 5 years next month , amazing how fast that has gone ...
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    Airlines

    Hello everyone ... Well those that may read this . can anyone please recommend an airline ? We're wanting to book our jolly's to France and the Uk this year and there are so many ! I know a lot recommend Emirates , any others ? Thanks for any replies
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    Airlines

    Lol , ejit of the year award goes to me !! I just quoted myself , anyhow we have to be in the UK for the end of our trip as it's our daughters birthday family ..
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    Airlines

    We have to be in the UK at the end for our daughters birthday , we promised her . The grandparents are very excited
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    Airlines

    So far we are looking at Emirates to Singapore for 4 days then on to Dubai quick stop then France for a few days then Train to Uk and flying back from Uk to Perth . Phew Numb bum syndrome , hehe thank you all for the input .
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    Stone bench tops

    We went for granite . The cupboards will probably rot first
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    Passport issue

    I've just renewed mine on the new system , what happens to the Visa entry ? Does anyone know ? I didn't know if you just got the old passport back and it's tagged or something ... I've written to ask them as well .
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