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Thursday, June 21, 2007

  Maybe Zero

Well, in the end, I won the settlement. The numbers are less then I expected, in fact, don't add up, and if they'd only come through 21 days faster after 5 years of runarounds, I'd still have a house.

Now, for all I know, I have major tax trouble, which, after paying off the last of the molehill of debt, puts me at zero, unless I buy another one. Kind of hard to make any decisions from here, and I know I have a few months to figure it out. So, for now... I'm going surfing, and swimmming, and biking, and I'll worry about it when I get back.

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Hello Mike,

Well good to see it came through in your favour. I must admit living in a country where we have socialised health care your story is amazing to me. I just can't grok how being sick can cause such financial problems and 5 years of legal pain.

So I repeat my invitation. Fill in the forms (skilled migrant visa I would think), and migrate to .au.

We even have DSL.

Cheers,

David
 
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