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Forum: The Barbie
Mar 17th 2010, 8:29 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

I have listened to Peter Byrne's rant about the overly alarmist language being used by the media last weekend. At this stage the cyclone was well east of BOM's reporting area. The alarmist "super...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 16th 2010, 11:35 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

Yep, looks like QLD then....:D
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2010, 9:16 am
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Validation Trip by Tourist Agency

Saves on hotel bills and having to change currencies.

Think of the duty-free savings.:D
Excellent brinkspersonship on a day trip to Calais. :D
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 8:32 pm
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

Just how prepared are some people?
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 11:56 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

A BOM spokesperson was quoted elsewhere as Ului being "15 hundred" kms away, which in the excitment of the story chase somehow become
"15,000" :rofl::rofl:

That would make it the North...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 10:37 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

The CM/ Cairns Post had a small typ0 (that didnt amount to much:blink: :D) in the breaking news release today, placing the cyclone out in the Atlantic somewhere. Too much media sensationalism. The...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 5:29 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

According to the CM report you're safe for quite a while. "Senior forecaster Brett Harrison said at midday (AEST) today it was more than 15,000 kilometres northeast of the Whitsundays" That's Sydney...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 5:27 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

Move west to where? The tablelands is not really an option (previous local belief) as there was a lot of damage to buildings up there when Larry went through.

NT or WA perhaps?
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 14th 2010, 1:40 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......Queensland - TC Ului

Ului has appeared and developed to Cat 5 very quickly. Google earth shows just how big it is.

Brisbane/GC hasnt had a cyclone for a long time...
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2010, 7:14 am
Replies: 136
Views: 10,674
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Tragic and very unusual murder case of toddler

News footage tonight (supposedly) of the mother showed an apparently not terribly upset woman.

I would have expected her to have been beside herself with grief.
Forum: Australia
Mar 5th 2010, 7:07 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: NSW Employment laws - resignation

Given the recent very well publicised convictions in Melbourne about workplace bullying, how would the employer feel about a TV interview if they threatened to sue??
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 1st 2010, 9:52 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,041
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Severe Weather Warning - Queensland

One day Pollyana you will post "QLD, Beautiful one day. Perfect the next.":D:D

WW
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2010, 11:15 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Why Australia is soo warm and flies................!

Yep saw a pair of crocs walking down the Queen St mall last Thursday lunchtime.

People here are so used to them here no-one batted an eyelid.

WW
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2010, 7:28 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,730
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: What would you show visitors to Melbourne?

The view in the rearview mirror heading north up the Hume Highway ??:D:D
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 6th 2010, 9:12 pm
Replies: 1,238
Views: 76,828
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: on my way

Lucky you didnt end up stopped on a flooded road as it got really really windy. :eek:

Cairns is much nicer in the dry season:thumbup:

WW
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2010, 9:59 am
Forum: Australia
Jan 26th 2010, 7:23 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,719
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Please, some help from the Expats in Brisbane

LJ Hooker are still at Victoria Point:D

WW
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 26th 2010, 4:24 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,631
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: 1 month in - what the jeepers...

Called subbing or sub-contracting

WW
Forum: Australia
Jan 24th 2010, 4:35 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Wagga wagga or Orange?

Check NSW railways for travel times.

It was in the 40's a week or so ago (same weather pattern that hit Adelaide). Winter can be down to morning frosts.

Water restrictions are in place from...
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2010, 9:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Wagga wagga or Orange?

Wagga would be my choice but it's not handy to Sydney.
Wagga is about 25000 larger in population

Energetic? that would be Sydney:D

WW
Forum: Australia
Jan 23rd 2010, 4:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Public Transport in Bayside Brisbane

Cleveland high is an easy walk from the station. Cleveland State is further away but bstill walkable. From the station up past the library, left along Middle St past the shops, right at Crazy...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 23rd 2010, 1:11 am
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......CAIRNS/FNQ - TC NEVILLE

Brisbane has been hit by cyclones in the past, although not very strong ones with most of the damage caused by flooding.

There was a few years ago that popped up off out from Coffs Harbour. Didnt...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 19th 2010, 9:54 am
Replies: 67
Views: 2,737
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Tennis hooligans

Australian Australians born in Australia to Australian parents who's parents were Australian :D

WW
Forum: Australia
Jan 18th 2010, 6:26 am
Replies: 84
Views: 5,136
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Does it ever get cold in Oz?

Just when you thought it was warming up a little
http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,26602174-5003402,00.html

WW
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 17th 2010, 6:33 pm
Replies: 254
Views: 22,474
Posted By wanderingwombat

Re: Cyclone Season......

Come on Pollyana, 'fess you just like the pretty swirly colour patterns...:D
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