February 2006

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    Last day in Perth before heading back home to the UK

    Oh well, here we are. Almost three weeks on and we’ll be leaving the beutiful country of Australia to travel back to the UK tomorrow afternoon at 4pm Aussie time. Well probably spend our last day at Kings Park before heading back home to watch the sunset at about 7pm. Then it’ll be time to […] More

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    Choosing a school down under

    We had a tour of the school we’ve identified following some good reviews on the web. Absolutely fantastic is all I can say. The school is a primary school but more importantly it offers a pre-primary school or kindergarten (kindi) We were taken on a quick tour by the school principal (headmaster). Compared to UK […] More

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    So much to do

    Its funny, but even though it seems to have taken forever to get our permanent Australian residency Visa’s it’s only just starting to dawn on me the amount of stuff still to arrange over here in Australia and back home in the UK. We’ve continued our rekkie during the last few days with a few […] More

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    The beaches – they are calling!

    Oh, times are hard. I must say, the quality of the beaches here in Western Australia are fantastic. We spent quite a bit of time on the beach next to Hillarys boat harbor yesterday. What a great beach! For families its ideal. Being enclosed within the harbour, the sea is almost lake like in its […] More

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    The Australian lifestyle starts at 5am – keeping fit in Australia

    Ok, blatant sweeping statement but the jet lag over the last couple of days has meant I’ve had insight into the world of the folks who wake up and get going before 8am. Well actually. Lets go for 5am! Over here in Perth its just starting to get nice and light at 5am and renting […] More

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    G’day from down under

    Well g’day from down under :) I was hoping that I may still be able to post small updates and it looks like, due to the wonders of technology I can. Well, actually, thanks to the wonders of smartphone technology.. For anyone remotely interested. I’m currently using my SPV M2000 to post updates to getting […] More

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    OK, were off.

    Ok, bags are packed and we travel down to London Heathrow tonight, flying out to Perth via Singapore. We’ve decided to stay overnight in the Hilton next to the airport and fly out early tomorrow morning. The plan being that this will reduce stress… Ha!! So….no more posts from me for just over 3 weeks. […] More

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    Theres deals to be had on flights when emigrating to Australia

    Some interesting snippets of information that I found out in preperation for our rekkie to Perth is the discounts and additional allowances airlines will offer travellers when they make their final, one way, emigration flight down under. Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines and Qantas all offer new migrants discounts on one-way airfares for flights departing […] More