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Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2017, 3:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By NJJ

Re: Looking for advice for family of 4

If you're quick, there's an ice rink open for the next month or so at this shopping centre in Ringwood:

No Cookies | Herald Sun...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 27th 2017, 4:33 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By NJJ

Re: Road Trip Sydney to Adelaide.

If you go near the Murray route that google maps suggests when searching directions Sydney > Adelaide, I can recommend Deniliquin golf club or even Murray Downs just across the river from Swan Hill -...
Forum: The Barbie
May 26th 2016, 11:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By NJJ

Re: Best lunch suggestions melbourne

Agreed Squires Loft is good, there are also many pubs that are worth a visit. The Mitre in Bank Place is one of the oldest pubs in Melbourne, there is a steakhouse upstairs too. The European Bier...
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2016, 10:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By NJJ

Re: Barrier Reef holiday advice

You don't say where they will be visiting i.e. which part of the reef. I will mention two reef excursions which I recall going on.First - 'Great Adventures' based in Cairns. I thought the trip was...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 15th 2015, 1:13 am
Replies: 502
Views: 20,293
Posted By NJJ

Re: Rugby World Cup 2015 Poll

Is it a bit like Trigger's broom?
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 1st 2015, 5:17 am
Replies: 502
Views: 20,293
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Looks like it is being argued that the quota system is not being adhered to by the South African Springbok team:



South Africa’s rugby team facing racism allegations - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 27th 2015, 4:47 am
Replies: 502
Views: 20,293
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

I watched the game and although the playing surface was terrible, I don't think any other teams will be 'quaking in their boots' about England's scrum if they perform like they did against France.
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2015, 10:10 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 2,970
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne worlds most liveable city for 5th year in a row.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CNP_91_UkAAcfki.jpg:large
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 11th 2015, 3:36 am
Replies: 502
Views: 20,293
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Good work Buzzy--Bee, thanks for sharing that



I can't see the winner coming from that group. Group A teams are playing knock out rugby from the start.


Does anyone know if the ENG v FRA...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 5th 2015, 11:50 pm
Replies: 502
Views: 20,293
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Does anyone have a link to a good spreadsheet for the 2015 Rugby World Cup? I downloaded one which I google searched, however the timezone can't be changed from UK times :-(
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 17th 2015, 12:14 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,555
Posted By NJJ

Re: House auctions

They took that option away when the site was revamped some time ago.

I look at Real Estate - Find Property, Homes, Houses | realestateVIEW.com.au (http://www.realestateview.com.au) instead now...
Forum: Australia
Mar 30th 2015, 11:37 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 5,746
Posted By NJJ

Re: Aussie Aussie (moved from Welcome Inn)

Hmm. Change a few words here & there and does this sound familiar to anyone?

if I was you I would reconsider this country is going to the dogs.. ALP/Lib government has changed too much , unless...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 27th 2015, 2:51 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,009
Posted By NJJ

Re: Missing UK food

It's astonishing the price some places charge, and the rorts they have going. I was at a pub in Lorne a few years ago during holiday season. The Parma & Chips is their restaurant/bistro was around...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 26th 2015, 1:11 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,009
Posted By NJJ

Re: Missing UK food

Does anyone know if the Branston Brown sauce is available in Australia?

Our Range | Bring Out The Branston (http://www.bringoutthebranston.co.uk/our-range/)

I asked at one of those British...
Forum: Australia
Mar 24th 2015, 9:48 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By NJJ

Re: Perth, Melbourne or Queensland ??

I'm just curious whythe question is 'Perth, Melbourne or Queensland'. Why do you ask about Queensland not just Brisbane, and not consider country Victoria or WA?
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 18th 2015, 2:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By NJJ

Re: If iinet get swallowed up...

I am with TPG and have had no issues in the 6 months or so since I subscribed. I am only 500m from the exchange though, and get 13mbps download speed. A colleague at my workplace lives about 2km from...
Forum: Australia
Mar 18th 2015, 2:47 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,013
Posted By NJJ

Re: Where to live?

That post sounds like it's from one of the quizzes on Radio 4.

Are there any hints?

I once visited the main island in Samoa. It is a sunny & pretty place. Nowhere is far from the beach. Crime...
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2015, 10:41 pm
Forum: Australia
Mar 12th 2015, 10:40 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 6,856
Posted By NJJ

Re: Aus v UK

Cripes how much is the beer in Perth? In Melbourne it's around $10-$12/pint. Only cheaper places are 'pokis' subsidised venues like those ALH joints where it's $8-$9/pint.
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2015, 2:11 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By NJJ

Re: Dandenongs Foothills - suburbs?

One other thing I just remembered - when dealing with estate agents in the area, there seems to be an unwritten rule that whatever the advertised price add 10%. For example we went to many 'open for...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2015, 1:47 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By NJJ

Re: Dandenongs Foothills - suburbs?

I bought a place in FTG last year, so have a reasonable knowledge of the market there in the last 12 months. For $450,000 you will likely get a good size 2 bedroom place, a 3 bedroom place on a...
Forum: Australia
Feb 12th 2015, 1:20 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By NJJ

Re: Myki - Melbourne

There is a daily cap of $6 on weekends
If you are CBD only as you say then you might not even need one if you just use trams (not trains/buses)
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 22nd 2014, 1:27 am
Replies: 115
Views: 7,404
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbournes best kept secrets

I like the sport club upstairs bar. Book lunch there on a nice day and you'll get some really good views of the bay. I've heard people rave about Doyle's hotel by the bridge, but I've eaten there a...
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2014, 1:05 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,779
Posted By NJJ

Re: why Australia giving PR

The Australian government takes advice from the ACS about which IT sectors are short on skills locally. The ACS is in bed with their big corporate buddies who are mainly interested in driving down...
Forum: Australia
Jun 16th 2014, 11:00 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By NJJ

Re: Where to see a Platypus please?

I went camping about 10 years ago at a place called Eungella in Queensland.

We arrived and it was getting dark so went striaght to a known lookout for Platypus / wildlife viewing. There were some...
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