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Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

Hello Everyone,

I am 24 years old, Ukrainian/Latvian girl who's been living in Brighton, England for the last 7 years.
I've been living in Switzerland (Biel) for almost 3 weeks now. I am not new to the country as have been traveling here once a month to see my bf.
However, it is pretty different coming here for the weekend and actually living here!
Currently, I am actively searching for an English speaking job and attending German lessons. Also, thinking of doing masters here next year, so also looking for the right course/uni.
I am very social person and would love to meet some new people here!
I speak Russian and English and hopefully one day will speak German.

ilga
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Hello Ilga and welcome to Biel ..I hope you'll like living here

Feel free to ask away if you need any info on living here etc.

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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

WELCOME There is a setteling in period but i think that comes in anout a year when the novelty wears off Hope you like skiing or boarding! Youve moved at the right time

EASTENDERS.. on a more important note... Who is Kat having the affair with!
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

Hi Ilga!

welcome to Switzerland!
Mz name is Nadine and I am 24. I live in Solothurn and also speak Russian and English, a little bit German. We can meet one day for a cup of green tee
Nice to meet you here!
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Hello EE!

How long have you been here and how are you finding it here?
Thanks!

Hi Niamhie!

Thanks, I actually love skiing Just need to earn some francs to afford a ski pass first, lol
So I take it, you have been here more than year.. Are you also living in Biel, if so, are there any socials taking place?

Hey Nadine!

That's great, I would love to. I have a lot of free time time these days, so just let me know whenever you are free and we can arrange a meeting

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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

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EASTENDERS.. on a more important note... Who is Kat having the affair with! [/QUOTE]


Hya Niamhie

well my guess is either one of the Branning Bros Jack and Max are both known womanizers with a black belt in cheating
Derek is the one with obviously enough funds to finance a love nest and other expensive stuff...tho' i could kiss a guy like him only blindfolded,nevermind bedding him.....eeuurrggghhh

The storyline about Lola and Lexi interests me more and as we are speaking of kids that return.....i am pretty certain that the storyline around Cora and the girl she gave up ...will lead to that Ava Hartmann coming to the square...

we'll see.....I got to say EE has lost alot of grip and the storylines are repetitive and often boring if not predictable oh and another thing... Melissa Suffield was a much better impersonation of Lucy than the current actress Hetty Bywather...Melissa even looked a lot like Cindy !

HTH griiinnn

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Hello EE!

How long have you been here and how are you finding it here?
Thanks!

Hi Niamhie!

Thanks, I actually love skiing Just need to earn some francs to afford a ski pass first, lol
So I take it, you have been here more than year.. Are you also living in Biel, if so, are there any socials taking place?

Hey Nadine!

That's great, I would love to. I have a lot of free time time these days, so just let me know whenever you are free and we can arrange a meeting

Hello again Ilga


Actually I am Swiss and live in Biel for over 20 years now,and i quite like it here, I am a kind of shoehorn to expats and have been over more than a decade

As for stuff going on here..check the last page of the free newspaper Biel/Bienne ...there you'll find a list of all kinds of stuff going on here...from cinema to exhibition...concerts...clubs and events etc etc

as for skiing...we are lucky enough to have a small-ish ski resort in our reach ...up in Les Pres d'Orvin...it's reachable by bus from the Biel main station ,day and half day tickets are very cheap and the slopes are easy for beginners.

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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

Hi
If you happen to be in Zurich we have a latvian community here, this thursday there is an independence day celebration with consulate, can you come? PM me in Latvian.
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

hello ilga im a 25 year old guy living in the area of biel.. im just 3 months here so.. im also in the settling in phase.. im loving it so far here but sometimes its quite boring because i dont have any friends so im looking to meet new people in area... hope you settling in faster and smoother than i am...
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Hya Niamhie

well my guess is either one of the Branning Bros Jack and Max are both known womanizers with a black belt in cheating
Derek is the one with obviously enough funds to finance a love nest and other expensive stuff...tho' i could kiss a guy like him only blindfolded,nevermind bedding him.....eeuurrggghhh

The storyline about Lola and Lexi interests me more and as we are speaking of kids that return.....i am pretty certain that the storyline around Cora and the girl she gave up ...will lead to that Ava Hartmann coming to the square...

we'll see.....I got to say EE has lost alot of grip and the storylines are repetitive and often boring if not predictable oh and another thing... Melissa Suffield was a much better impersonation of Lucy than the current actress Hetty Bywather...Melissa even looked a lot like Cindy !

HTH griiinnn

EE
The Lexi story line made me cry when she was taken away. The actress who plays lola did a great job!

As for Kat! Its just annoying at this stage. i mean it must be Derek but honestly... WHO CARES . . its not like a murder plot! Im sure it will all come out at Xmas and one of those 3 characters fecks off! I hope all 3 go! Or Alfie to stay.... but .... still be a happy chappy!

One of my favourite story lines was Phil taking Herion. . . Only because he was so funny! When he is back on the drink he is funny too!

I agree the story lines are gone crazy. . . I drift in and out of it now, where as once upon a time i wouldnt dare miss it!
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

u think thats crazy, did anyone catch hollyoaks this week!!! final destination craziness!
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

Wait, how did this suddenly become a UK soap discussion thread?


Whilst I'm here, they're all totally shite.
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If you happen to be in Zurich we have a latvian community here, this thursday there is an independence day celebration with consulate, can you come? PM me in Latvian.
Will she really be thrilled in celebrating Latvian independence though? She doesn't mention whether she speaks Latvian, so she is probably part of the Slavic minority with a Latvian passport for non-citizens I guess.
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Slavic minority with a Latvian passport for non-citizens I guess.[/QUOTE]

Erm.. What?
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

I think Ilga, he's trying to refer to the possibility that you are a Latvian resident with a "Nepilsona Pas" rather than a normal Pas. However I guess you wouldn't have said Latvian if this was the case

Hope you enjoy the independence celebrations....I guess there'll be some singing!

And welcome to CH. Biel/Bienne is the only officially bilingual large city
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I think Ilga, he's trying to refer to the possibility that you are a Latvian resident with a "Nepilsona Pas" rather than a normal Pas. However I guess you wouldn't have said Latvian if this was the case

Hope you enjoy the independence celebrations....I guess there'll be some singing!

And welcome to CH. Biel/Bienne is the only officially bilingual large city
Hi Magyir,

Thanks, am not really into that legal things.. yet..
Basically, I got Latvian name and nationality cos my dad is from there, however most of my life I lived in Ukraine, so I tried to avoid mentioning the nationally and state where I have lived instead.
I like Biel but have to learn at least one language people can understand me with
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Wait, how did this suddenly become a UK soap discussion thread?


Whilst I'm here, they're all totally shite.
The clue is in the name... Not mine though! Yes all shite! Now watching Breaking bad and Shameless... much more realistic
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Hello Ilga,
welcome in switzerland...have a grat time here!
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WelcomE to the Forum!!
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Re: Hi from English/Russian speaking girl in Biel

Hello Ilga, how did the meetup in Bern go on Friday evening? I hope you all had a good time, I had a vernisage in Fribourg and so I was already booked up.
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