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  1. Citizenship 2015/2016

    Hi everyone, We arrived on a PR visa 2 years ago and are now thinking of citizenship.. how long do we have to have been residents? Theres lots of conflicting information around and even the immigration site is confusing.
  2. Hi everyone, We are heading the to uk for 6 weeks and just before we leave our rental term runs out - so we thought we'd chance our arm and look for a house sit. We have done 5 in the past and all went well for everyone. So we wondered if anyone here may be looking we for house sitter from the 3rd week of July onwards? As this might coincide with others going to Europe. We can be very flexible, but ideally would prefer 2 months min. We have refs, police checks etc, experience of looking after pets. Please let me know if this might be of interest? Paula
  3. So this will be our first Christmas in Aus - last Christmas we went back to the UK for a family bash but after experiencing the temperature change, darkness and jet-lag we swore never again! So we are wondering what our little gang of 3 should do! We have the opportunity to create our own Christmas traditions but need a few ideas! beach? restaurant? what do folk without the family do (especially that makes it special for kids!)??? Ideas are very welcome.
  4. Coffee?

    Hi there, my husband and i have been here a year and a bit. In our early 40s with a 4 year old boy. I work in Glenelg and often fancy a bit of female company! Finding it a bit hard given that im working and tricky finding people with kids the sameish age. Let me know if you fancy a lunchtime coffee.
  5. Suggestions for Camping?

    We fancy deep creek but need back up plan if its full! Is there anything else out towards victor harbor?
  6. New member alert!!!! Moving to Adelaide jan 2015.

    Hi, we've been here 3 months and we are in exactly the same dilemma! Its all so nice! Diana - Highbury sounds very nice, does it have a Centre? We are looking for somewhere that has a few cafes and bars that we can walk to.
  7. Thanks everyone that's really helpful, I've had a look at the websites and casa bla bla like pretty good for a birthday! Seems nice and lively!!
  8. So we've got a babysitter! (this is pretty epic for us!) and we're off out a week on saturday. Its my hubbys birthday so we'd like to go eat at a place that's a dead cert to be good. Does anyone have suggestions - we like all kinds of food but perhaps Mediterranean inspired might be nice, we're pretty much gluten-free (so no Pizza places!).
  9. We are keen to get out and explore this coming weekend as we've only been here 3 months. A friend has kindly lent us their car so we're going to head off camping. Can anyone recommend a campsite (ideally wild or pretty basic) that will not be ridiculously busy over the bank holiday? We wanted to go to deep creek but have been warned its unlikely we'll get a spot. Any ideas?
  10. Hi everyone, I'm just wondering how the last meet-up went and if there is a new one planned? I'm in Norwood and seem to be the only ex-pat this side of town !
  11. Looking to meet new people

    Hi Ali, where are you living and what age group are you? Paula
  12. why won't our stuff work??

    Thanks everyone - it lead me onto further links about set-top boxes so we should be able to get the tv sorted (just need to find a replacement remote now as ours wont work after the batteries corroded it on the way over!)
  13. So we've got the house, the shipping has rocked up, now its time to create a bit of a social life! Is there anyone in / around the norwood area that would be interested in setting up a baby-sitting circle?
  14. boys clothes wanted

    Would anyone happen to be selling (or giving away) any good quality boys clothes aged 4 upwards? My little seems to have had an Aussie growth spurt!