19tracy70's BLOG

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what a diffeence a year makes27 Nov 2010
First brush with hospitals!27 Nov 2009
7 months in11 Aug 2009
4 months in14 May 2009
Jobs and interviews31 Mar 2009
Job success16 Mar 2009
Job Hunting12 Mar 2009
homesickness20 Feb 2009
Our container has arrived!07 Feb 2009
getting ready for school30 Jan 2009
Progress so far22 Jan 2009
We have arrived15 Jan 2009
4 more sleeps07 Jan 2009
Leaving Party tonight03 Jan 2009
Happy New Year to you all31 Dec 2008
container has arrived27 Dec 2008
Merry Christmas Everyone23 Dec 2008
emotions running high 20 Dec 2008
5 weeks to go 07 Dec 2008
7 weeks to go24 Nov 2008
What a plonker!12 Nov 2008
Adventure Guides30 Oct 2008
London Expo26 Oct 2008
the guilt is kicking in!19 Oct 2008
Found a rental13 Oct 2008
looking for a rental10 Oct 2008
15 weeks to go!!30 Sep 2008
flights booked!!20 Sep 2008
we have moved18 Sep 2008
the packers have been16 Sep 2008
the packers are coming11 Sep 2008
waiting to exchange 05 Sep 2008
Clearing the rubbish17 Aug 2008
Dilemma re the cat06 Aug 2008
accepted an offer on our house03 Aug 2008
to rent or not to rent 28 Jul 2008
Visa in the passport!26 Jul 2008
Visa granted!!17 Jul 2008
Down in the Dumps09 Jul 2008
Viewer coming back 2nd time18 Jun 2008
Another month - house not sold29 May 2008
Back on the Estate Agent War!03 May 2008
Estate Agent number 216 Apr 2008
Estate Agents - AARGGH!12 Mar 2008
Back on Track!!25 Feb 2008
Good news and bad!14 Feb 2008
Medicals done19 Jan 2008
Medicals & police checks14 Jan 2008
Visa applied for10 Jan 2008
And a Happy New Year29 Dec 2007
Practical Assessment16 Dec 2007
Vetassess21 Nov 2007
Rekkie trip19 Sep 2007
Progress so far
22 Jan 2009
We have now been in Oz for 11 days and we don't feel like we have stopped although we don't seem to have achieved very much! Geoff has had two interviews and was offered a job which he has turned down as it was only a 3 month contract. We have been to the bank and sorted out all our accounts and keep getting confused everytime we are asked if we want to pay on cheque, credit or savings! We have applied for tax file numbers, got our new driving licences, looked at loads of houses and cars but not been successful with either yet. The price of second hand cars is unbelievable and way more than what we budgeted for. We have put in an application for a house in Tapping so we are waiting to hear on that.
Took the kids to Rotary Park (off Wanneroo Road) this evening and it gave them a chance to have a good run around and let off some steam - it hasn't been much fun for them so far and I think they are actually looking forward to going to school.
Finding our way around surely but slowly and we are loving Lakeside Shopping Centre at Joondalup - especially the food court!
Will keep you all posted with our progress and hope to meet some of you at some point!
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