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Have handed in my notice and bought my ticket!!!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Bristol Pete, Sep 5, 2005.

  1. Bristol Pete

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    Good news.

    I have tendered my resignation at work after several years working within the welfare state.

    I have bought my ticket for Australia and I fly out on Saturday 24th September, landing in Brisbane on 25th :)

    Feeling great, very positive and so excited. Have not been around much but keeping everyone up to date....

    Pete.
     
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    My old boss did the same thing a few years back... he's back in the UK now but never shuts up about Brisbane.. you'll love it from everything he tells me.:thumbsup:

    I'm seriously considering having a go myself for a year if I can find a decent job over there.
     
  4. Gary D

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    :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: nice one Pete - you can stop bothering us then :D

    seriously mate, is this a fresh start? or just a break?

    we'll miss you - well we have already to be fair :smashin:


    Gary
     
  5. Bristol Pete

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    Extended break, meeting up with Karen, to test the water and see how it goes.

    Have put the past in the past, beaten the depression without tablets, declared as non bi-polar - just someone who had lost his way.

    Very happy and motivated again -I have lost over a stone, training again and realised that I have a future with Kaz, whether here or in Oz.

    Pete.
     
  6. Gary D

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    All the best mate :smashin: i hope it works outr for you - you deserve it :smashin: stay in touch :)


    Gary
     
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    Oh mate that's awesome news. Fantastic to hear you are doing so well and I wish you all the very best of luck.
     
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    Just brilliant news Pete. Inspirational stuff :thumbsup:

    All the best down under.
     
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    Pete, have you bought an English Cricket shirt :D

    Gary
     
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    good work...!
     
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    Good luck. Enjoy it, play it day by day :)

    If they have the internet in Australia then you can stay in touch
     
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    Best of luck Pete - you'll love Brisbane, it's an amazing place! All the very best for the future :)
     
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    Nice one Pete :smashin: Best of luck to you both
     
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    Hello Pete,

    Thats great news :thumbsup:

    Pleased life is good for you !

    My wife sometimes asks 'Is Captain Benefit OK? ' ( She reads my PM and emails :eek: )

    Good luck with the Future Pete ! :)

    Dont you just love a happy ending :D

    Mark.
     
  15. Bristol Pete

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    Thanks everyone.

    I will certainly post some digital pictures from the Gold coast and the great barrier reef.....oh and Surfers Paradise.

    Pete.
     
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    we've all said its great........... now dont push you luck :D


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    That's excellent news mate, many congratulations! :smashin: :clap:

    Please come to the forum meet-up next Saturday so we can send you off, I'm sure you're busy but a few hours wouldn't hurt. :)
     
  18. Bristol Pete

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    Will see what I can do, dog sitting at the moment...ma and pa sunning themselves in Crete.

    Pete.
     
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    Top stuff, you've made my day. :)

    The Bristol Show won't be the same next year though. :(
     
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    No but the Brisbane one will be a hoot :clap:

    Fab news mate :thumbsup:

    I trust we shall be invited over for an extended stay :D

    Adrenochrome.
     
  21. Bristol Pete

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    May be around mate. As I say going to test the water, have a look around and discuss a future. It all takes time and money and will be back in Bristol to sort stuff out, so who knows!?!?!?
     
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    Time to fuel up the helicopter at Chrome Towers.......:)
     
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    Good luck Captain. :thumbsup:
     
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    Excellent news :)
     
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    Spooky that, just wondering as I was driving the wife to work what happened to you Pete. Great news and the best of luck for you. :thumbsup:
     
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    Go go Pete !

    Fantastic to hear you're doing so well mate. I'm sure they have broadband in Oz so we want pics and stories !

    Richie.
     
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    Cap'n,

    Congratulations, mate! It's nice to know things are working out for you, especially after recent events over the past few months. :) I hope you like the land down-under, and Australia too. :D ;)

    Just don't get too accustomed to all the lingo. We don't want you telling us all to throw more shrimp on the Barbie, nore to stick the luggage in the 'Ute. And the less said about Karen calling you her "hunk-o-spunk", the better! :rotfl:

    Enjoy your trip, and best wishes to you! We hope to see you back here soon! :)


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    That's fantastic mate!! Mainly because the 24th is my Birthday:laugh:

    Seriously though, everybody wishes you all the best mate;)
     
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    yeah, thats great news indeed....

    I had plans (up until last thursday) to move to northern ireland with a lass I've known for 6 months - she lives in white head, just got a new job and house, but then all of a sudden shechanges her mind...the reason why..?
    as some of you'll know I had a car crash about a month ago, but she also crashes last week (pouring with rain and she skids to avoid some kids crossing daul carriage way), she's ok tho and I text her saying that after I crashed I later felt elated as I was still alive! she asked me if I was real as she had almost ran some kids over and had held an injured guy (his car crashed into hers) on the side of the road...
    she also mentioned the fact that when we went away that I'd left a cup outside for a couple of days...sigh...
    I'm thinking that I had a lucky escape myself...
     
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