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MARYROSE02 posted a topic in Chewing the fatIs it wrong to gloat in this manner? Or is it an entirely human emotion?
This is one of my fav past times!! and hasn't australia got some lovely places to do it. anyone else love to find a shady spot, put there feet up and let their mind roam? inspired by this pic i found on my camera :cool:
Hi All, I am in a very sticky situation that i just cannot keep to myself anymore... i am truely torn as i have fallen in love with being in London but feel that i may still have my rose coloured glasses on when it comes to making a decision like staying here and trying for permanent residency. I have been living in Greenwich, London for about a year now and it has been both wonderful and extremely difficult... I have been floating around between hospitality work, 50 hour weeks and low pay, kicking out horrible flat mates, and racking up huge amounts of debt, but, through all this, I get the feeling i want to stay. Originally, im from Sydney (but i dread it now that i have travelled so much because it is so monotonous, boring, dull and unartistic). I am a professional singer, my WIFE is a voice coach (yes im a married lesbian), and we have just sold our place in sydney thanks to cutting some family ties that unfortunately had to go. We don't have anything left in sydney for us but my side of the family, and a feeling that our lives will be truely limited for career opportunities if we were to go back... but is it the safety of a familiar place thats drawing me back to oz? if we were to go back, we were both thinking Melbourne because its similiar to London but at home in Oz. If i leave london now, i will be going for good. Has to be a final decision. I have had my 3 bedroom house imported to the uk and i have not gotten it out of storage yet thanks to not being able to make a decision on where it is we finally want to rest our heads. I also have a dog to consider in all this who has travelled with me here, LOTS of money to invest in real estate after the sale proceeds are transferred (and not sure where to put it!) and the fact we are a legally recognised, MARRIED lesbian couple in the UK. Sorry if im all over the place but i need someone to give me their opinions or advice... Is Melbourne what i am hoping it will be? Artistically thriving to live in and for my wifes business? Does it possess the same European, educated influences and similiar sorts of people? will it be a great place to invest money into an office space in the city for my wife? is it more gay friendly in its general populace? or would it be better for me to stay here in london. my wife is 34 and we need to consider having a family soon thanks to our 9 year age gap and worry we will leave it till its too late should we not make up our minds as to where we want to settle... any generalised advice would also be helpful too and again, thanks for reading this long, drawn out plea for help. please write to me! Jayne xx
Hi all, My wife and I came through Oz during our round the world honeymoon trip back in 2003, and of all the places we've both been Oz is the only country we've ever said we'd like to live in permanently. Recently we had a friend emigrate to Spain, and it got us thinking - we are both around 40 so if we're ever going to do something so radical now is the time. We went through the online imigration tests and our score is pretty crap. I'm a pre-sales software consultant and my wife is an office manager. Short of one or both of us completely re-training, or getting a sponsorship, I guess our chances are pretty slim of emigrating - just wondering if anyone has had similar experiences? Are there other options that we have not considered? Cheers all! Ken