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  1. dferri2000

    Advice from ladies living in Canberra

    Hi Girls Can anyone recommend a good hairdresser for cuts and colours in Canberra? I used to travel 20 miles for my last hairdersser who included mini head massages with washes and treatments and free cups of tea :yes: so I don't mind whether any recommendations are north side or south side! Thanks in advance
  2. Hi Can anyone recommend a beauty salon in the City of Perth or surrounding areas that doesnt cost the earth. This will be my first visit to an Aus salon for waxing - Left my trusty beauty therapist behind in Scotland ... very nervous about going to someone else :mad: and not wanting to fork out a fortune. Thanks Nats x
  3. Sydney Newcomers is a group of friendly women and their families who love to meet-up for movies, coffee, meals out and other events. Come and join us this Friday for dinner. Where: Cibo e Vino - Italian Restaurant Shop 2, 299 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill Date: Friday, 13th July , 7.30pm RSVP: by Thursday, the 12th July - send PM to me. Cibo e Vino is an artisanal pasta house that brings affordable quality dining into the heart of Castle Hill. The restaurant has been consistently providing the neighbourhood with good food made from the highest quality produce since 2007 and has since become the top-rated Castle Hill restaurant in the SMH Good Food Guide for the past four years. http://www.ciboevino.com.au/
  4. Ladies, Having read lots of threads about rubbish clothes shops in Australia I thought I would compile a list of those UK favorites that do deliver to Australia. Hopefully Next will also deliver to Australia in the near future if we keep harassing them!!! In alphabetical order: Ann Summers 5-7 days £3.95 ASOS 10 days £10.50 Boden 12-14 days £12.00 Bravissimo Unknown £7.50 Dorothy Perkins 5-7 days £10.00 Evans 5-7 days £7.50 Hollister Co 5-7 day £20.00 Lasenza 10-14 days £14.95 M&S 10-14 days £20.00 Miss Selfridge 5-7 days £7.50 New Look 8-10 days £7.50 Top Shop Unknown £7.50 Wallis Unknown £10.00 Please feel free add any I may of missed. Happy shopping!!! :v_SPIN:
  5. Leeannetricia

    Ladies football/ soccer in canberra

    Hi I wonder if anyone has some info on ladies football/soccer! I currently play for a ladies team in Glasgow Scotland, it's just a hobbie and was wondering what it's like in Canberra? Does any ine have any info on teams etc!? I also love to watch football too Hope someone can help Cheers Leeanne Oh il be moving to Canberra around new year
  6. Hi I wonder if anyone has some info on ladies football/soccer!:goofy: I currently play for a ladies team in Glasgow Scotland, it's just a hobbie and was wondering what it's like in Canberra? Does any ine have any info on teams etc!? Hope someone can help Cheers Leeanne
  7. Just thinkin there!:idea:When i smell White Linen on a Lady me 'arl heart goes a flutter!:swoon:Wonder if the Ladies are the same with Aftershave?My faves are Aramis Tuscany and Aramis Havana!:notworthy:Don't see no swooning anywhere this side of the Mason Dixon line though!:wink:
  8. Just woke up to the most fantastic news ever our 176 visa has been granted! Don't know what else to say other than my life long ambition has been realized. Thank you so much to everyone on this forum over the last 3 years. However I will stay on here and share the little knowledge I have picked up doing the process myself. Waiting for my referred meds!
  9. Hi everyone i'm sure i've read a thread on this before but i cant find it anywhere.... does anyone know if next deliver to Oz? i've been on their website and they deliver to new zealand but i can't find australia! (why would they deliver to new zealand but not oz?!?):err: i was hoping to buy some lovely maternity summer clothes off next (not been overly impressed with maternity stuff i've seen here so far):err: can anyone help?!? THANK YOU! :jiggy: (I know dotty P, topshop, new look, asos,debanhams,marks deliver here -so surely next must?!?!)
  10. This may seem trivial compared to questions about property and education so I apologise, but could anyone PLEASE pass on the name & number of a good mobile hairdresser who can take on a new client living in Bunbury? In 7 months I've spent a fortune in several local salons and can't believe how expensive they all are - and for an "ok" result. Thanks in advance!!
  11. BBQ RULES : As BBQ Season is upon us. Therefore it is important to refresh your memory on the etiquette of this sublime outdoor cooking activity. When a man volunteers to do the BBQ the following chain of events are put into motion: Routine... (1) The woman buys the food and Beers. (2) The woman makes the salad, prepares the vegetables, and makes dessert. (3) The woman prepares the meat for cooking, places it on a tray along with the necessary cooking utensils and sauces, and takes it to the man who is lounging beside the BBQ - beer in hand. (4) The woman remains outside the compulsory three meter exclusion zone where the exuberance of testosterone and other manly bonding activities can take place without the interference of the woman. Here comes the important part: (5) The man places the meat on the BBQ More routine... (6) The woman goes inside to organize the plates and cutlery. (7) The woman comes out to tell the man that the meat is looking great. He thanks her and asks if she will bring another beer while he flips the meat. Important again: (8) The man takes the meat off the BBQ and hands it to the woman. More routine... (9) The woman prepares the plates, salad, bread, utensils, napkins, sauces, and brings them to the table. (10) After eating, the woman clears the table and does the dishes. And most important of all: (11) Everyone praises the man and thanks him for his cooking efforts. (12) The man asks the woman how she enjoyed “her night off”' and, upon seeing her annoyed reaction, concludes that there's just no pleasing some women! :biglaugh:
  12. If anyone has a low step through bicycle that is in new condition please PM me. I need one of these as I have a hip problem and cannot use my original new bike. Caz
  13. Guest

    Ladies bicycle for sale

    Ladies bicyle for Sale - Giant Sedona AH - 6061 ALLUX. Used once only - so very new. Cost $250 will accept $200 (no lower please) Need to purchase another bicycle with low step over hence the sale of this one. Based in Buderim so please PM me if you want to come over and have a look/purchase. Caz
  14. Hello, I'm new here - the name's Nicola, and my hubby and I moved from Edinburgh to Perth, WA, in October last year on a 457 visa, with my hubby being on a 2 year work contract. Just a question for the women of the forum, something that has been niggling me for a while - probably a silly question. Not sure if it really belongs in the 'dilemmas' forum but I couldn't really see anywhere appropriate. My hubby and I have been very blessed so far to not have needed to see a doctor since we arrived here 6/7 months ago, so I have absolutely no idea how the Medicare system works. We do have Medicare cards and private health insurance. For a variety of reasons, before we came here, health issues fell by the wayside for quite some time before we left Scotland, and I have recently realised that it has now been way too long since I have had a smear test. I am very keen to get my next one soon, a) because I really should and b) because we are hoping to start a family within the next couple of years. So my (stupid, probably) question is: how do I go about doing this? Do I go to a GP (as in, a doctor at a local medical practice) or do I go to a gynaecologist? If I should go to a gyno, do I need to get a referral from a GP first? Sorry if the answer is really obvious, I just struggled to find this info online and apparently my local GP charges a $75 consultation charge which the tight Scot in me would rather not pay, if I could just go directly to the gyno :-) Thanks, Nicki
  15. grainne73

    Calling all ladies!

    Is it just me or does everyones OH panicing there wont be enough room in the container because we have so much clothes. I reckon mine will take 6 boxes plus whatever I take with me on flight. I dont think thats TOO much or is it. Love to hear other womens take on this. :biggrin:
  16. Guest

    Ladies Question

    Some help needed if poss from all those ladies gone through this small dilema, I have to go to the Docs, to get my pill, when I mover here in Nov, I borught 6 months with me, I only have a month left, I am dreading going, I am scared to death of putting weight on, I spent a lot of time looseing 6 stone, and last year I had the Marina Coil inserted (as I have endimitiousis) if you can read that your lucky, don't know how to spell, I put 9 pound on in three weeks, and it did not fair well, I went extra mmody, like I was possesed, so back on the pill, has anyone else had this problem, and have they found a suitable match for the pill they was on in the UK, I am currently on Cilest, and through various other trials this is the one I always end up on. Sorry to be so personal but I could really do with some advice. Mel
  17. brideycollette

    Ladies take note for your Medicals !

    Hi thought i would just givea quick Note for anyone going for meds !! If any ladies out there... has had a lump checked out in their breasts and it turn't out to be just one of those things but is safe ! Please make sure you bring those notes from yr Dr ! I had forgtten about it and i had to get hold of my docs today for them to fax my breast report to the medical panel doc:chatterbox:......don't panic though ! Panel doc said it will be fine x Prob is my surgery said it would talke 3 weeks ! Other then that the panel doc said we were all fine Goodluck everyone ! Brides x
  18. Anyone out there fancy a lunch meet? in Melbourne, been here several years now, and have a few friends, but due to not having any small children of my own anymore (mature age but young at heart!) and as I am selfemployed do not meet others at work to socialise with! and miss my girlie times out, OH tries but not the same:rolleyes:anyhow if anyone fancies coffee or a few wines please let me know.:jiggy:
  19. Come on admit it, ladies does you box get so full that you couldn't possibly get anything else in it. Calm down, calm down. Just asking if your PM boxes ever get too full, as ladies I would imagine they do, because we all know you talk too much. Just a question is all.:wubclub: Cheers Tony.:embarrassed::eek::wubclub:
  20. Me :biggrin: Well ok maybe not so happy smiley. I never knew such a place existed as this. Hopefully I can glean some much needed information in the coming weeks about my impending move to Melbourne. (Lots of questions I'm sure)
  21. Thought we may need a bit of fun tonight, so ladies (and gents if you want to join in) I have a dilemma. Never really been one to conform to any great degree. With this in mind, and my age (47) I was wondering if I should have my hair redone. I had for a few years had my hair dyed (professionally :embarrassed:)silver/white. However, at that time I was often off my head and no grasp of reality.:goofy: But now I have my family back in my life is it a step too far. My plan is to have if fairly short and dyed again silver/white, a bit like the pic I have included, forget Philip for a minute ladies, I'm talking about the hair. Anyway my youngest daughter reckons it would look 'cool':mad:, but my eldest has refuse to talk about it. My better half just nods in the right places, as she gave up a long time ago on me.:wubclub::biglaugh: Bearing in mind it will be a huge change, from nearly black to silver/grey is this a wise path to take. As I said never one to conform and all that. Just want a change is all, but am I too old to get this done? Serious question ladies, your advice would be appreciated.:wubclub: Cheers Tony.
  22. Right I am 38 and have an underactive thyroid and get bags under my eyes :cry: I have looked at all the products in supermarkets and online and have no idea which one to buy!! I've just used all my Nivea one BTBH its not that good.... I favour Olay Regenerist because it mentions puffiness and wrinkles :yes: Can anyone reccommend a cream/serum pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee? Thankyou xx
  23. HI ladies, i've just struggled to navigate this web site so I may be typing in the wrong place, but my need is simple....HELP ME FIND A GOOD HAIRDRESSER!! I live in Sydney in the St George area but am able to travel (within reason) to find a good hairdresser! I have lived here for two years and am yet to find a hairdresser i trust...are there any Poms who are hairdressers on this site that are willing to help??? I have my hair highlighted and cut, nothing particularly fancy but I look forward to having my hair done and would appreciate a visit that doesn't end in tears (the last few have!!). I hope someone can help or recommend a good hairdresser for me. I look forward to hearing from you!!! Thanks, Alexandra
  24. Hi ladies, If you live close to Godwin Beach, near Bribie Island. QLD. Basically this an excuse for a chat and cuppa this Saturday at 2pm. My wife was wondering if any of the lady members would like to attend a Skin care Party. (Not selling anything). She has been given a selection of “Dr Lewinn’s” Skin care products for her friends to try at a Skin care party. There are also free samples for those who attend (sachets of Even Tone Lightening Cream and Day Cream Moisturiser). Together with a voucher for money off if you decide to go out and buy some at a later date. Samples to try on the day include. Gentle face Cleanser Cosmetic Lift Activator Cosmetic lift Powder Even tone Lightening Cream Day Cream Moisturiser She gets these samples because of signing up to a site that sends you free samples to try and on this occasion they have sent stuff for a Skin care party. We do not get anything for holding the party, (other than the samples) and there is no selling of the product involved. So if you fancy a friendly get together, and a chat let me know. It should only last an hour or so, but that depends on how much chatting is done.
  25. I thought I would add a new thread on here in the hope that it would help any ladies (or gents!) that work in admin in the UK and plan to do it in Oz, mainly because it seems that quite a few of us are struggling to get into this work once here - forewarned is forearmed as they say! In another thread jokingly discussing this, a website has been added which is offering training geared towards working in Oz - worth a look I would think! The link is http://www.pomsinoz.com/forum/general-dilemmas/40452-given-up-applying-admin-jobs-anyone-need-cleaner-mount-martha.html There are plenty of vacancies on all the websites (Seek, CareerOne etc) and the local papers but what I have found in the area I live (Gold Coast) is that most of the vacancies for administrative positions require you to have experience in 'MYOB' (short I think for MindYourOwnBusiness) which for those that don't know, is a software package used for book-keeping/accounting etc similar to Sage and Quickbooks. The latter 2 are used here but MYOB is clearly the favourite/most popular. This has caught me out because I would naturally have expected book-keeping type positions to expect experience in this type of package but not general admin. They almost always expect you to have a certificate to show for it too and preferably also in Microsoft Office - Word/Powerpoint/Excel etc! I am self taught in Quickbooks (although I hate book-keeping but needs must sometimes LOL) and Word/Powerpoint etc (used it for donkeys years), familiar with Sage along with 25+ years of experience in general admin/secretarial stuff but am having no luck so far despite altering my CV/Resume to suit the aussie market (I had hoped LOL). Guess it's also a case of employers wanting aussie experience but you can't get the experience without a job :twitcy: Never mind, will just have to continue wallowing in the lovely sunny winters days here hehe! Lyn x
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