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Forum: Australia
Jul 28th 2017, 2:13 am
Replies: 154
Views: 17,576
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Grandparents Family Court Custody Order?

Agree with everyone else, it was great to read of a good outcome - you and your wife have fought so hard, and it shows persistance pays when right is on your side. Excellent news.
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2017, 10:28 am
Forum: Australia
Apr 21st 2017, 1:18 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,474
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Amazon opening up In Australia

Yes for sure postal times to Cairns and other places in FNQ will be interesting - at the moment local post is taking 8 days - I really can't fathom how it can possibly take 8 days for an ordinary...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2016, 12:54 am
Replies: 36
Views: 2,579
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: 'There are 7 types of English surname'

Well it seems I fall under category 1 but I sort of suspected that anyway.
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 21st 2016, 7:15 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,846
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Show us your Aussie pets

We must have spent a small fortune on dog cushions and beds, now we've given up and she is moderately well behaved sharing YoungSOB's bed .... well behaved in so far as she hasn't eaten the bed...
Forum: Australia
Jul 21st 2016, 6:52 am
Replies: 33
Views: 4,063
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Overwhelmed - need some advice

Perhaps not as badly thought through as mine which shortens to SOB :rofl:

Sorry, I have nothing useful to add to the thread..... :blink:
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2016, 8:45 am
Replies: 67
Views: 5,846
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Show us your Aussie pets

Bella, aka Destructo, a Staffy/Ridgeback cross wearing her Christmas finery and the Demento twins, Luna and Tonks.
Forum: The Barbie
May 7th 2016, 11:02 am
Replies: 2,704
Views: 241,391
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: You know you are in Australia when...

Heaters? What are they? At worst, I sometimes might close the windows. :rofl:

Oh and I agree about John Hannah and James Nesbitt - I like them both. :wub:
Forum: Australia
Apr 29th 2016, 11:28 am
Forum: Australia
Mar 27th 2016, 7:59 am
Replies: 91
Views: 6,967
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Advice needed please for teacher considering move to Australia from UK

I have nothing terribly useful to contribute (when do I ever :rofl: ) but I have a thought on the subject of job hunting in Tassie for your husband.

A friend of mine recently moved down to...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 2nd 2016, 2:01 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Anyone musical out there?

I play the piano (quite badly) but well enough to keep myself entertained. I had a break for a few years where I didn't play as I didn't have a piano but bought a good digital one a couple of years...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 29th 2016, 12:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Nice little earner, Terry

me too - i want some of this survey action - £25 a pop well worth it
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 26th 2016, 10:20 am
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Happy Anniversary AussieFresco.....

I really should sort out citizenship this year .... I seem to recall saying this last year and very probably the year before and maybe even the year before that! At least there is a vague...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 31st 2015, 8:39 am
Replies: 63
Views: 3,027
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Australian coffee

Oh so do I - a grande skinny latte is my treat each week .... and it's a big deal ... that's how sad my life is :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 21st 2015, 11:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Hotels Sydney and Cairns

Well let me know when you're going to be here and we'll see if we can work something out to fit in with your plans and my stupid work stupid bloody stupid roster!
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 19th 2015, 10:23 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,449
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Hotels Sydney and Cairns

Awesome - you're coming to Cairns! Wish it were for longer and we could meet for tea and cake! or coffee and a biscuit ... or fizzy pop and a muffin ... or milkshake and quiche - yuk that...
Forum: Australia
Aug 4th 2015, 8:01 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Ping Pong anyone?

I'm in Cairns and generally happy enough here but I am vaguely concerned about what the future holds for my daughter, employment just isn't that great up here. I think we would be better off in one...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2015, 8:00 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: op Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

I couldn't see any long handled shears today - maybe I was being blind. At least the lawn looks mainly ok - don't think I did a bad job for a first go - will have another go in a couple of...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 28th 2015, 12:46 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

:rofl: @ the spattering dog crap - that's a very good point!

Well I bit the bullet today and went into the local shop for local people and the guy was really nice and helpful and not at all...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 27th 2015, 11:07 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

Not my garden and I think the owner, real estate people might object :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 26th 2015, 8:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

See now I thought Victa's were OK because I'd heard of them ... it was probably people saying "Don't buy a Victa, they're crap" .... and I just remember the Victa bit :lol: I shall make a note...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 26th 2015, 5:45 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

Well the local shop for local people wasn't open - it seems to be more of a Monday to friday and first thing saturday morning sort of operation, so I ventured into Bunnings. I didn't pick a good...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2015, 11:42 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

It's quite a big lawn and whilst at this time of year i could get away with not mowing much, in summer it has to be every couple of weeks really and i just couldn't afford it. Best to make the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2015, 7:13 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

I'm trying to convince YoungSOB that it's her job to do it - but i'm not convinced. I can't even get over the first hurdle which is buying the bloody machine!
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 25th 2015, 5:29 am
Replies: 41
Views: 1,993
Posted By SillyOldBag

Re: Gardening Tools - a world of mystery to me!

It would seem so - but as this is a gardening thread, digs are allowed - badoom tish :rofl:

I wasn't planning on going to Bunnings anyway, plan was to go to a local shop for local people. ;)
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