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12 Nov 2008
Well I have made a bit of a cock up and can't believe how stupid I am!! We decided to ring the removal company today and get them to send our furniture to Oz as they have been storing it since we moved out our house in September. The company said 'yes thats fine, but you need to settle your account first' It was then that I realised that when I sent our money over a few weeks ago (to take advantage of the good rate) I had sent it all and forgotten to keep some money for the shipping!!

How blooming thick am I. I then thought no probs, I'll pay on my visa. But didn't have enough of a credit balance for that either. So after spending about an hour hyperventilating, I rang the visa company, worked out how much credit I had, got the removal company to put that amount through and have to go pay the rest in cash tomorrow.

Panic over, but still kicking myself. I must have got so excited when the rate shot up and didn't even think about keeping some back. Oh well on the good side- it is two months today til we go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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