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Old Nov 25th 2005, 6:32 am
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This is an email going around work.

Guess who got it sent to them 7 times in half an hour.

The token POM!!!!!!!!!!!

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Diary of a Mount Isa Summer (by a Pom)
>>
>>
>> August 31st
>>
>> Just got transferred with work into our new home in Mount Isa,
>> Queensland!!
>> Now this is a city that knows how to live!! Beautiful sunny days and
>> warm balmy evenings. What a place! I watched the sunset from a deck
>> chair on the verandah It was beautiful. I've finally
>> found my home. I love
>> it here.
>>
>>
>> September 13th:
>>
>> Really heating up. Got to 35 today. Not a problem.
>> Live in an
>> air-conditioned home, drive an air-conditioned car.
>> What a pleasure
>> to see the sun everyday like this. I'm turning into a sun worshiper.
>>
>>
>> September 30th:
>>
>> Had the backyard landscaped with tropical plants
>> today. Lots of
>> palms and rocks. What a breeze to maintain. No more
>> mowing lawn for me.
>> Another scorcher today, but I love it here.
>>
>>
>> October 10th
>>
>> The temperature hasn't been below 35 all week. How do
>> people get
>> used to this kind of heat? At least today it's kind of
>> windy though. But
>> getting used to the heat is taking longer than I
>> expected.
>>
>>
>> October 15th:
>>
>> Fell asleep by the pool. Got 3rd degree burns over 60%
>> of my body.
>> Missed 3 days of work. What a dumb thing to do. I
>> learned my lesson though.
>> Got to respect the ol' sun in a climate like this.
>>
>>
>> October 20th:
>>
>> I missed Kitty (our cat) sneaking into the car when I
>> left this
>> morning. By the time I got to the hot car for lunch,
>> Kitty had died and swollen
>> up to the size of a shopping bag and stank up the
>> $3,000 leather
>> upholstery. I told the kids that she ran away. The car
>> now smells like Wiskettes and cat shit. I learned my
>> lesson though. No more pets in this heat.
>>
>>
>> October 25th:
>>
>> The wind sucks. It feels like a giant ****in blow
>> dryer!! And it's
>> hot as hell. The home air-conditioner is on the blink
>> and the AC repairman
>> charged $200 just to drive over and tell me he needed
>> to order parts.
>>
>>
>> October 30th:
>>
>> Been sleeping outside by the pool for 3 nights now.
>> Bloody
>> $300,000 house and we can't even go inside. Why did I
>> ever come here?
>>
>> November 4th:
>>
>> It's 38 degrees. Finally got the ol' air-conditioner
>> fixed today.
>> It cost $500 and gets the temperature down to 25, but
>> the bloody humidity
>> makes the house feel like it's about 30. Stupid
>> repairman. I hate this
>> stupid ****in place.
>>
>>
>> November 8th:
>>
>> If another wise arse cracks, "Hot enough for you
>> today?" I'm going
>> to ****in throttle him. ****in heat! By the time I
>> get to work the
>> car's radiator was boiling over, my clothes are soakin
>> ****in wet, and I
>> smell like baked cat!!
>>
>> November 9th:
>>
>> Tried to run some messages after work. Wore shorts,
>> and sat on the
>> black leather seats in the ol' car. I thought my
>> ****in arse was on
>> fire. I lost 2 layers of flesh and all the hair on the
>> back of my legs and my
>> ****in arse. Now my car smells like burnt hair,
>> fried arse, and baked
>> cat.
>>
>>
>> November 10th:
>>
>> The weather report might as well be a ****in
>> recording. Hot and
>> sunny. Hot and sunny. Hot and ****in sunny. It's
>> been too hot to do anything for 2 damn months and the
>> weatherman says it might really warm up next week.
>> Doesn't it ever rain in this damn ****in place? Water
>> rationing
>> will be next, so my $2,000 worth of palms just might
>> dry up and blow into
>> the ****in pool. Even the palms can't live in this
>> ****in heat.
>>
>> >November 14th:
>>
>> Welcome to HELL!!! Temperature got to 41 today. Now
>> the
>> air-conditioner's gone in my car. The repairman came
>> to fix it and said, "Hot enough for you today?" My
>> wife had to spend the $2,500 mortgage payment to bail
>> my arse out of jail for assulting the stupid ****er.
>> **** Mount Isa! What kind of a sick demented ****in
>> idiot would want to live here?
>>
>>
>> December 1st:
>>
>> WHAT????? This is the first day of Summer???? You are
>> ****in kiddin
>>
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Old Nov 25th 2005, 6:39 am
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Brilliant, just absolutely brilliant. Had me really laughing out loud.
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Old Nov 25th 2005, 6:43 am
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Moral of this story - avoid Mt Isa......

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Old Nov 25th 2005, 6:45 am
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Originally Posted by leejo
This is an email going around work.

Guess who got it sent to them 7 times in half an hour.

The token POM!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers

Lee

Diary of a Mount Isa Summer (by a Pom)
>>
>>
>> August 31st
>>
>> Just got transferred with work into our new home in Mount Isa,
>> Queensland!!
>> Now this is a city that knows how to live!! Beautiful sunny days and
>> warm balmy evenings. What a place! I watched the sunset from a deck
>> chair on the verandah It was beautiful. I've finally
>> found my home. I love
>> it here.
>>
>>
>> September 13th:
>>
>> Really heating up. Got to 35 today. Not a problem.
>> Live in an
>> air-conditioned home, drive an air-conditioned car.
>> What a pleasure
>> to see the sun everyday like this. I'm turning into a sun worshiper.
>>
>>
>> September 30th:
>>
>> Had the backyard landscaped with tropical plants
>> today. Lots of
>> palms and rocks. What a breeze to maintain. No more
>> mowing lawn for me.
>> Another scorcher today, but I love it here.
>>
>>
>> October 10th
>>
>> The temperature hasn't been below 35 all week. How do
>> people get
>> used to this kind of heat? At least today it's kind of
>> windy though. But
>> getting used to the heat is taking longer than I
>> expected.
>>
>>
>> October 15th:
>>
>> Fell asleep by the pool. Got 3rd degree burns over 60%
>> of my body.
>> Missed 3 days of work. What a dumb thing to do. I
>> learned my lesson though.
>> Got to respect the ol' sun in a climate like this.
>>
>>
>> October 20th:
>>
>> I missed Kitty (our cat) sneaking into the car when I
>> left this
>> morning. By the time I got to the hot car for lunch,
>> Kitty had died and swollen
>> up to the size of a shopping bag and stank up the
>> $3,000 leather
>> upholstery. I told the kids that she ran away. The car
>> now smells like Wiskettes and cat shit. I learned my
>> lesson though. No more pets in this heat.
>>
>>
>> October 25th:
>>
>> The wind sucks. It feels like a giant ****in blow
>> dryer!! And it's
>> hot as hell. The home air-conditioner is on the blink
>> and the AC repairman
>> charged $200 just to drive over and tell me he needed
>> to order parts.
>>
>>
>> October 30th:
>>
>> Been sleeping outside by the pool for 3 nights now.
>> Bloody
>> $300,000 house and we can't even go inside. Why did I
>> ever come here?
>>
>> November 4th:
>>
>> It's 38 degrees. Finally got the ol' air-conditioner
>> fixed today.
>> It cost $500 and gets the temperature down to 25, but
>> the bloody humidity
>> makes the house feel like it's about 30. Stupid
>> repairman. I hate this
>> stupid ****in place.
>>
>>
>> November 8th:
>>
>> If another wise arse cracks, "Hot enough for you
>> today?" I'm going
>> to ****in throttle him. ****in heat! By the time I
>> get to work the
>> car's radiator was boiling over, my clothes are soakin
>> ****in wet, and I
>> smell like baked cat!!
>>
>> November 9th:
>>
>> Tried to run some messages after work. Wore shorts,
>> and sat on the
>> black leather seats in the ol' car. I thought my
>> ****in arse was on
>> fire. I lost 2 layers of flesh and all the hair on the
>> back of my legs and my
>> ****in arse. Now my car smells like burnt hair,
>> fried arse, and baked
>> cat.
>>
>>
>> November 10th:
>>
>> The weather report might as well be a ****in
>> recording. Hot and
>> sunny. Hot and sunny. Hot and ****in sunny. It's
>> been too hot to do anything for 2 damn months and the
>> weatherman says it might really warm up next week.
>> Doesn't it ever rain in this damn ****in place? Water
>> rationing
>> will be next, so my $2,000 worth of palms just might
>> dry up and blow into
>> the ****in pool. Even the palms can't live in this
>> ****in heat.
>>
>> >November 14th:
>>
>> Welcome to HELL!!! Temperature got to 41 today. Now
>> the
>> air-conditioner's gone in my car. The repairman came
>> to fix it and said, "Hot enough for you today?" My
>> wife had to spend the $2,500 mortgage payment to bail
>> my arse out of jail for assulting the stupid ****er.
>> **** Mount Isa! What kind of a sick demented ****in
>> idiot would want to live here?
>>
>>
>> December 1st:
>>
>> WHAT????? This is the first day of Summer???? You are
>> ****in kiddin
>>
**** Mount Isa! What kind of a sick demented ****in
>> idiot would want to live here?

People looking to earn some big bucks in a short period of time i would think, The place is a bloody goldmine, but as one guy at our work said the only good thing about the Isa is the road leading out of it!!
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Old Nov 25th 2005, 6:46 am
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Very good indeed!!

Originally Posted by leejo
This is an email going around work.

Guess who got it sent to them 7 times in half an hour.

The token POM!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers

Lee

Diary of a Mount Isa Summer (by a Pom)
>>
>>
>> August 31st
>>
>> Just got transferred with work into our new home in Mount Isa,
>> Queensland!!
>> Now this is a city that knows how to live!! Beautiful sunny days and
>> warm balmy evenings. What a place! I watched the sunset from a deck
>> chair on the verandah It was beautiful. I've finally
>> found my home. I love
>> it here.
>>
>>
>> September 13th:


>>
>> Really heating up. Got to 35 today. Not a problem.
>> Live in an
>> air-conditioned home, drive an air-conditioned car.
>> What a pleasure
>> to see the sun everyday like this. I'm turning into a sun worshiper.
>>
>>
>> September 30th:
>>
>> Had the backyard landscaped with tropical plants
>> today. Lots of
>> palms and rocks. What a breeze to maintain. No more
>> mowing lawn for me.
>> Another scorcher today, but I love it here.
>>
>>
>> October 10th
>>
>> The temperature hasn't been below 35 all week. How do
>> people get
>> used to this kind of heat? At least today it's kind of
>> windy though. But
>> getting used to the heat is taking longer than I
>> expected.
>>
>>
>> October 15th:
>>
>> Fell asleep by the pool. Got 3rd degree burns over 60%
>> of my body.
>> Missed 3 days of work. What a dumb thing to do. I
>> learned my lesson though.
>> Got to respect the ol' sun in a climate like this.
>>
>>
>> October 20th:
>>
>> I missed Kitty (our cat) sneaking into the car when I
>> left this
>> morning. By the time I got to the hot car for lunch,
>> Kitty had died and swollen
>> up to the size of a shopping bag and stank up the
>> $3,000 leather
>> upholstery. I told the kids that she ran away. The car
>> now smells like Wiskettes and cat shit. I learned my
>> lesson though. No more pets in this heat.
>>
>>
>> October 25th:
>>
>> The wind sucks. It feels like a giant ****in blow
>> dryer!! And it's
>> hot as hell. The home air-conditioner is on the blink
>> and the AC repairman
>> charged $200 just to drive over and tell me he needed
>> to order parts.
>>
>>
>> October 30th:
>>
>> Been sleeping outside by the pool for 3 nights now.
>> Bloody
>> $300,000 house and we can't even go inside. Why did I
>> ever come here?
>>
>> November 4th:
>>
>> It's 38 degrees. Finally got the ol' air-conditioner
>> fixed today.
>> It cost $500 and gets the temperature down to 25, but
>> the bloody humidity
>> makes the house feel like it's about 30. Stupid
>> repairman. I hate this
>> stupid ****in place.
>>
>>
>> November 8th:
>>
>> If another wise arse cracks, "Hot enough for you
>> today?" I'm going
>> to ****in throttle him. ****in heat! By the time I
>> get to work the
>> car's radiator was boiling over, my clothes are soakin
>> ****in wet, and I
>> smell like baked cat!!
>>
>> November 9th:
>>
>> Tried to run some messages after work. Wore shorts,
>> and sat on the
>> black leather seats in the ol' car. I thought my
>> ****in arse was on
>> fire. I lost 2 layers of flesh and all the hair on the
>> back of my legs and my
>> ****in arse. Now my car smells like burnt hair,
>> fried arse, and baked
>> cat.
>>
>>
>> November 10th:
>>
>> The weather report might as well be a ****in
>> recording. Hot and
>> sunny. Hot and sunny. Hot and ****in sunny. It's
>> been too hot to do anything for 2 damn months and the
>> weatherman says it might really warm up next week.
>> Doesn't it ever rain in this damn ****in place? Water
>> rationing
>> will be next, so my $2,000 worth of palms just might
>> dry up and blow into
>> the ****in pool. Even the palms can't live in this
>> ****in heat.
>>
>> >November 14th:
>>
>> Welcome to HELL!!! Temperature got to 41 today. Now
>> the
>> air-conditioner's gone in my car. The repairman came
>> to fix it and said, "Hot enough for you today?" My
>> wife had to spend the $2,500 mortgage payment to bail
>> my arse out of jail for assulting the stupid ****er.
>> **** Mount Isa! What kind of a sick demented ****in
>> idiot would want to live here?
>>
>>
>> December 1st:
>>
>> WHAT????? This is the first day of Summer???? You are
>> ****in kiddin
>>
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