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So 4 weeks ago a job offer and today we waved good bye to our belongings as it travels the 12 week journey. I can't believe in 4 weeks, we have done so much but we are now rattling around an empty house, jobless, carless and furnitureless [emoji87][emoji87][emoji87] just waiting to board that Big Bird back to Blighty on Sunday.

Still got very mixed emotions, im tired and stressed but very very excited, thank you for all you that helped, guided and gave advice, hopefully I will be on here again next Spring (UK) letting you all know how fantastic, freezing Yorkshire is and this was the best decision in years!! Bon Voyage [emoji16][emoji6][emoji16][emoji6]

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Sometimes you have to look a little further than your own back yard to realise that you had everything in the first place!!! A valued life experience learnt!!! :yes:

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Good luck with the move - hope it proves to be a happy one and you all re-settle quickly.

 

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I just want PIO to be a happy place where people are nice to each other and unicorns poop rainbows

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Good luck with it!  I wish you all the very best in your move, and hope that you settle just as easily as we have.  We were in the same position as you about 12 weeks ago, living in an empty house, saying goodbyes, absolutely full of mixed emotions.  We arrived in Scotland on the 5th September, and I have absolutely no doubt in my mind that moving back was the right thing to do!

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Lots of luck with the move, the temperature change at this time of year may take some getting used too,lol, but i am sure you will adapt quite easily.  I was back on the Mnachester/ Lancashire border last month and it was getting a bit nippy during the day, the food was great though and i ate sooooo much,lol.

Cal x


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Good luck with the move.

The weather, particularly this week has started to really become autumnal. Until this week, it has been relatively mild with just the odd day cold. But, you may find yourself looking at snow in the not too distant future!

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2 minutes ago, VERYSTORMY said:

Good luck with the move.

The weather, particularly this week has started to really become autumnal. Until this week, it has been relatively mild with just the odd day cold. But, you may find yourself looking at snow in the not too distant future!

15 degrees here today! just want it to get cold..  

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14 hours ago, simmo said:

15 degrees here today! just want it to get cold..  

 It was 5 degrees when I spoke to my sister.  She's in Edinburgh.  It was drizzling too.

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10 minutes ago, Toots said:

 It was 5 degrees when I spoke to my sister.  She's in Edinburgh.  It was drizzling too.

different country.  I'm in England (SE)

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3 minutes ago, simmo said:

different country.  I'm in England (SE)

Always milder down south.  

Just like Australia.  Different regions have different weather.

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16 minutes ago, Toots said:

Always milder down south.  

Just like Australia.  Different regions have different weather.

i get that...

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3 minutes ago, simmo said:

i get that...

Good on you young fellah.  Many people think the weather is the same all over the country but good to know you aren't one of them.  :P

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Yes it is definitely warmer in London than in the North.  Also, I found it rained a lot  less in Yorkshire than Lancashire for some reason.  Is that still the case?

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Just now, starlight7 said:

Yes it is definitely warmer in London than in the North.  Also, I found it rained a lot  less in Yorkshire than Lancashire for some reason.  Is that still the case?

Lancashire can be very wet and also Cumbria.  They have had flooding very recently.

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5 hours ago, Toots said:

Good on you young fellah.  Many people think the weather is the same all over the country but good to know you aren't one of them.  :P

You only have to go 10miles North of London and it's like a different country

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5 hours ago, starlight7 said:

Yes it is definitely warmer in London than in the North.  Also, I found it rained a lot  less in Yorkshire than Lancashire for some reason.  Is that still the case?

I think the east is dryer than the west, as a general rule.  That's certainly the case up here in Scotland, although I think the winters are colder in the east.  The difference between Yorkshire and Lancashire might be something to do with the Pennines.

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16 hours ago, simmo said:

You only have to go 10miles North of London and it's like a different country

In more ways then one :S

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21 minutes ago, starlight7 said:

In more ways then one :S

Please explain.  :P

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11 minutes ago, Toots said:

Please explain.  :P

please don't question mods (it's the rulz innit)

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Only 2 more get ups then! You’ll arrive back in time for Christmas markets (did my first yesterday), Carol concerts, M&S thermals,  and maybe, if you’re lucky, snow! 

Have a good flight!

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I think the east is dryer than the west, as a general rule.  That's certainly the case up here in Scotland, although I think the winters are colder in the east.  The difference between Yorkshire and Lancashire might be something to do with the Pennines.

Lancashire is on the dark side [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23] Yorkshire on the RIGHT side of the Pennines [emoji7][emoji7][emoji7] haha
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Sometimes you have to look a little further than your own back yard to realise that you had everything in the first place!!! A valued life experience learnt!!! :yes:

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2 minutes ago, Lady Tottington said:


Lancashire is on the dark side emoji23.pngemoji23.pngemoji23.png Yorkshire on the RIGHT side of the Pennines emoji7.pngemoji7.pngemoji7.png haha

My family are all from Yorkshire, so they'd agree!

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My family are all from Yorkshire, so they'd agree!

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Sometimes you have to look a little further than your own back yard to realise that you had everything in the first place!!! A valued life experience learnt!!! :yes:

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Oh good luck with the move! We have one more year in Townsville and we'll be coming home too! We wish it was sooner. 

Can I ask how much to ship your belongings home and how much stuff did you have?

Exciting times ahead!

xx

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Hi 

Reading w interest posts about returning to the uk - we have just arrived - but stupidly I feel it is a big mistake - I am thinking of returning to the UK within year - did anyone else feel it was a mistake from early on  - and would they advice to stay on see it through - or return back as soon as possible ( see it as a year out) I am thinking the latter my children are 9, 12 & 14 ...??

 

 

 

 

 

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