"I was attracted first to Newfoundland because I've got some friends who came to work here originally; and they told me the place was really beautiful and it's a nice place to work. Basically I was working in the UK and I was tired of living in London itself because it was very crowded, and so I came to St. Anthony for a visit to see the place and I fell in love with it, so I decided to come and work here.. I've been working here for 5 years now.. The advantages here are that the community is small, there are a lot of interpersonal interactions; people are very friendly to each other and they try to help as much as they can in lots of ways.. St. Anthony in itself is a very beautiful place. I fell in love with it when I first came here.. I think there is something about waking up in the morning and seeing mountains and the sea around us.. It is very peaceful.. There is not a lot of pollution here.. We don't have a lot of traffic.. I think thre are a lot of facilities in this area for people.. We have skiiing in the winter, you can go snowshoeing, skidooing, or ice fishing.. In the summer, there is kayaking, or going on boat trips; also fishing, hiking, and people here don't realize how lucky they are.. In Europe or in the UK for example, living in a place like this would be very costly; one wouldn't even be able to afford housing in a place that is as beautiful as this.. So I think the lifestyle is very nice, and it is what really attracted me here in the first place.. When I first came, I was accepted as part of the community.. I didn't feel as if I was an outsider.. I felt at-home here, and didnt' feel as if I left another country and came here.. I just felt as if I belong.. They always try to help you as much as they can, if you ask for help.. I have made many good friends here.. I know they are people I can call on, if I need anything at any time.. Although, it seems as if it is a very small place, I think you would be really surprised when you get here... The other think I would say is that if anyone is interested; and is hesitant about coming; they should come and visit St. Anthony and the surrounding areas and they will be blown away"..