Moving back to UK after a decade away

Presuming Ed

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Seriously considering this long term. Where's good? I'm open to suggestions. I can work from home to an extent, but would also want to supplement with some graft. Quite happy to do some pretty menial stuff, warehouse work, physical of some degree. Can't be fucked with working in the modern office and the HR hell-realm that it must be in the West these days. I can pull approx a baseline income of around 750 quid pcm as things stand. Would be open to semi rural, North East, somewhere as far from the big cities as possible.

Talk me thru it.
 
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Seriously considering this long term. Where's good? I'm open to suggestions. I can work from home to an extent, but would also want to supplement with some graft. Quite happy to do some pretty menial stuff, warehouse work, physical of some degree. Can't be fucked with working in the modern office and the HR hell-realm that it must be in the West these days. I can pull approx a baseline income of around 750 quid pcm as things stand. Would be open to semi rural, North East, somewhere as far from the big cities as possible.

Talk me thru it.
Aren't you from the UK originally? The cities are still where you left them 10 years ago.
 
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get yourself to yorkshire, i live in a little place about 8miles from the city centre so its really quiet and just surrounded by farmers fields. everyone knows everyone, got all the stuff we need around the village but the best thing is we have 9local pubs all without a 10min walking distance
 
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Just stay away from the SE. Or south I general.

Prices for goods are the same. Wages a little higher but offset by 3x the rental or purchase costs.

There's loads of stuff in the Midlands plenty of cheap places and loads of work servicing business servicing the SE.

Better pubs too ;)
 
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Ive just got back from japan aftwr 3 weeks, in paris waiting for a connection and i already wish i could jump back on the plane.
prices and standards of service are horrific in comparison, also lots of cheese eating cunts, already had two people try and cut in ques.
In japan if somebody even thought they had cut in front of you in a que they would probably go home and commit suicide out of shame
I realise my long winded badly structured tant has fuck all to do with your question but i have a 4 hour lay over
 

Presuming Ed

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Why come back to this shit hole?
Honestly, main reason is the countryside. I have been away for ten years, and not having a connection to the physical country you live in erodes at you after awhile. If i'm in the English countryside, especially where my mum's family are afll from in the West, then i feel a connection to that landscape that i've yet to feel remotely as close anywhere else.
 

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When you say UK do you really mean England?

Would you consider Northern Ireland?
Yes, funnily enough i was considering that the other day. Quite a bit cheaper, beautiful countryside and nice people (in my exp at least). Not in Belfast or Derry mind, just some nice out of the way town. Thing is I'd be an outsider there i guess. Plus i know fuck all about where to go. Obviously wouldn't want to go anywhere that gets a bit lively. Where would you suggest? Ps i've never been.