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Moving to the UK

capetownguy

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Hi all, moving to the UK this year after all the Visa's etc. are approved.
Don't have any experience really, so just putting myself out there as I gotta get up and going fairly shortly after I arrive there.

Greg
 
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capetownguy

capetownguy

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Hey guys, definately gna be diving, thats for sure!
Gna be living in Wokingham area....last time i was over i was looking after a boarding kennels and training dogs every day....did that for 2 years.....
at the moment here in SA im working for a financial advisor, doing taxes, sending and completing forms for clients, answering phones....im pretty much a bit#h :)
 
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capetownguy

capetownguy

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I got no qualifications.......so its kinda tough....
I wouldn't mind living at the coast! my nightmares of only seeing the beach once a month will be over!
another reason we going to stay in the Wokingham area is that its close to London where there are so many of my friends from SA already....
Im sure it'll all work out tho....i just have to be patient :)
 
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capetownguy

capetownguy

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Sounds good. I knew a guy called Paul Carpenter (I worked for his wife) when I was there in 2002, I think he said he was a member of some London Club. He was more into octopush than spearfishing tho.
 

dave

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capetownguy

capetownguy

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Jul 20, 2007
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Thats definately where i would have preferred to be......and if my uncle were staying in that part, its where i would have been...
Im just going to have to have a holiday every month :) how far is Cornwall from Reading?
 

Spaniard

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Reading to Cornwall (for example Looe) is about 3 hours if you have no problems on motorway (M4 then M5) I live off junction 8/9 of the M4 and it took me 3 and a half hours from there to Looe just a couple of weeks ago. Reading is junction 11 of the M4!
 
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capetownguy

capetownguy

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Jul 20, 2007
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Girl, nipples, 2? yeah! hahahaha
Well thats not a long trip....from Cape Town to Knysna is 5 and a half hours driving 140kph...
Guess im gna be visiting Cornwall often then :) Reason being....apparently you have the best viz and waves...
 

podge

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Hope you get a well paid job mate as the petrol will cost a far bit to get to the best bits of Cornwall and back from Reading.:head:head But I’ll tell you what it’s more than worth it, one of the finest places in the world is the bottom end of Cornwall you’ll love it.:):):)
 
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samdive

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yup - I live right down the far end and can verify it is indeed one of the finest places in the world - but unfortunately Podge is also right the petrol will cost a fortune .... we're thinking about reverting to horse and cart the fuel prices are so insane now...
 
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ickledevil

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Convert to veg oil... much cheaper! lol just fundng my switch at present.. don't forget the cracking diving in Dorset too... not quite as far but jst as nice. Wouldn't like to comment on the women as the other half may read this!
Joe