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4forkssake Thu 02-Jan-20 10:17:18

The one good thing about January. It's back today. Bring on the unrealistic demands of wanting a palace (with a pool & walk in wardrobe) for a pittance smile

BooksAreMyOnlyFriends Thu 02-Jan-20 11:31:31

My guilty pleasure! What a lovely family today, the children are awesome.

I wonder if they're showing the NZ episodes first because of the terrible situation in Australia sad

BettyBooJustDoinTheDoo Fri 03-Jan-20 11:29:41

I really can’t understand why they wanted to move to NZ, they were not going to get a better house than the one on the UK, they were going to earn less money, they had a very supportive family and extended family who helped with their autistic son in the UK, support for their son could not be guaranteed until they lived in NZ, it seemed to be surfing that convinced the husband to want to live there.....nice family though.

BettyBooJustDoinTheDoo Fri 03-Jan-20 11:52:34

Do today’s couple realise there are zoos in the U.K.?

Olympicfan Sat 04-Jan-20 09:59:08

Had to laugh at, "Yorkshire puddings are more expensive in NZ." That is definitely a deal-breaker!

I grew up in Bingham, Notts. I would move down under, I only got as far as down south.

FuzzyPuffling Sun 05-Jan-20 18:32:35

Ah Bingham. That's posh Olympicfan. I was born in Bulwell.
But have never wanted to move to NZ. I got as far as Down South but fear I am missing the north now.

Toddlerteaplease Tue 07-Jan-20 22:02:57

I almost posted that Bingham is posh as well!

FuzzyPuffling Thu 09-Jan-20 12:58:25

Ha ha toddlertea... all the posh girls at school (everyone bar me!) went out with chaps from Bingham!

Bowbridge Fri 10-Jan-20 18:06:14

Really? Bingham never really seemed posh, but then I actually lived in the village of Whatton. Whatton seemed so dull, but when I now go back to visit I realise how beautiful and idyllic it was. I could see Belvoir Castle from my bedroom window but I just wanted the hustle and bustle of Nottingham!

It is interesting that they have rescheduled all the WDU to be New Zealand and with all the families staying in the same rental. I wonder if they will cancel all the Australia episodes until later in the year.

MadisonAvenue Fri 10-Jan-20 18:31:10

I wondered that too Bowbridge, especially as they'd slotted in a New Zealand Revisited episode today.

I did wonder if they'd concentrated more on NZ this series anyway because so many families were caught out by the Australian visa changes last time.

MadisonAvenue Tue 14-Jan-20 22:14:40

Today's wasn't even a revisited, just a repeat.

4forkssake Wed 15-Jan-20 14:41:40

The BBC website showed all the episodes listed & there were a lot of Australian episodes. So they've obviously just shown the New Zealand episodes & put the Australian episodes to one side because of what's happening.

LIZS Wed 15-Jan-20 14:43:54

Yes lots of NZ catchups to pad it out

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