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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Nov 20th 2018, 2:41 pm
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Originally Posted by moneypenny20 View Post
Good to hear. People she can share memories with can only help.
Thanks MP, to be honest I had been a bit anxious about how the morning tea would go but I'm so glad we did it.
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 7:16 pm
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Finally, after almost 11 years living in Australia and 9 years living in the middle of a vast region of eucalyptus trees... I've seen a koala in the wild.

Hanging precariously in a tree over a main road... but in the wild all the same

(the koala was the one hanging precariously in the tree... just to clarify)
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 8:21 pm
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Finally, after almost 11 years living in Australia and 9 years living in the middle of a vast region of eucalyptus trees... I've seen a koala in the wild.

Hanging precariously in a tree over a main road... but in the wild all the same

(the koala was the one hanging precariously in the tree... just to clarify)
Couldn't take a photo as I was driving - but one of the 8 million people clustered around the tree quite kindly posted this...
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 8:30 pm
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Couldn't take a photo as I was driving - but one of the 8 million people clustered around the tree quite kindly posted this...
He looks mildly annoyed. Exactly as I'd expect a Koala being papparazi'd in the middle of the day to look, to be honest.
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 8:34 pm
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Couldn't take a photo as I was driving - but one of the 8 million people clustered around the tree quite kindly posted this...
Are you sure that isn't a drop bear?
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 8:38 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I spent some time with a woman who lost her Mum, sister and nieces in a mass murder a couple of months ago. The smile bit was seeing her bond with my mum (who was best friends with her mum). The comfort she got from being with her mum's friends was a lovely thing to see.
More than lovely Spouse in many ways.
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Are you sure that isn't a drop bear?
I think it has to let go of the tree before it becomes one of those.
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 8:41 pm
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Are you sure that isn't a drop bear?
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I think it has to let go of the tree before it becomes one of those.
Don't look up.
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 9:45 pm
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Allez les Bleus.

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Old Nov 20th 2018, 11:09 pm
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Old Nov 20th 2018, 11:29 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
He looks mildly annoyed. Exactly as I'd expect a Koala being papparazi'd in the middle of the day to look, to be honest.
I dunno, he's after a shag so all exposure is good exposure, yes?
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Old Nov 21st 2018, 1:34 pm
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I dunno, he's after a shag so all exposure is good exposure, yes?
Oh, then all he has to do is let go of the tree, because once he does that, he's ****ed.
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Old Nov 21st 2018, 1:48 pm
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German teenager loses driving licence after 49 minutes

This reminded me of my brother who was banned a week before getting his license. He was about to turn 16. He bought a moped and was driving it up and down the road behind our house (not a public road). As he was turning round at the top, his front wheel went out onto the main road just as a cop car came round the corner. They did him for no driving license, no tax, no insurance, no MOT and no crash helmet. He was banned for 2 years!!!
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Originally Posted by Dreamy View Post
Finally, after almost 11 years living in Australia and 9 years living in the middle of a vast region of eucalyptus trees... I've seen a koala in the wild.
I lived the first 23 years of my life in Oz, and never saw a koala in the wild. Plenty of kangaroos, and a few wallabies, but no bears.
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