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Forum: The Barbie
Feb 13th 2013, 10:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By The Crow

Re: overhearing conversation that makes you go WTF?

In a second-hand shop. Old lady asks young shop assistant if they have any bags that you cook Christmas puddings in. Pause - confused look - 'um.... we have handbags'..... what the :blink::lol:
Forum: Australia
Aug 30th 2012, 11:27 am
Replies: 116
Views: 11,514
Posted By The Crow

Re: Melbourne the worlds most liveable city once more!

You're telling me that the GC doesn't look like this......:eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 10th 2012, 11:25 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By The Crow

Re: Finally... A beer so good it deserves its own thread.

We love Grand Ridge beer - although we go for the Moonshine. Don't think I've tried the Pale Ale, but will give it a go next time.

http://www.grand-ridge.com.au/our_beer_.html
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2012, 11:26 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By The Crow

Re: Large blocks in Melbourne

You could also look around the edges of the Dandenong Ranges. Belgrave is the last train station - which would be about an hour. I live in The Basin on a 1000sqm block and commute into the city...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 1st 2012, 3:22 am
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2012, 8:20 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By The Crow

Re: Why is Julia Gillard in my local cafe?

No - for once I stayed at home and OH went up the park with the girls. Couldn't get into the cafe cause of all the TV cameras outside. Weird!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2012, 8:19 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By The Crow

Re: Why is Julia Gillard in my local cafe?

Funny place to choose - maybe cause we only have around 5K residents or maybe she did fall in love with the place when she was here a few weeks ago.... or maybe a secret lover.... or maybe the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 30th 2012, 2:14 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By The Crow

Question Why is Julia Gillard in my local cafe?

Of all the places in Australia - why did Julia decide to stop for a cuppa in The Chocolate Dragonfly this morning :confused: Perhaps she thinking of retiring here - tis lovely ;)
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 19th 2012, 12:02 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,390
Posted By The Crow

Re: Earth Quake in Melbourne

It was so loud and the house shook so much that I actually thought it was a plane coming down rather than an earthquake.....:eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 3rd 2012, 1:39 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

After watching The Woman in Black......... NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 3rd 2012, 11:42 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

Don't be a party pooper - we're getting all spiritual here :p
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 11:18 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

Now that's the answer I was looking for :thumbup:

There were some abandoned stick shelters and a banana skin there - obviously left by the 'visitors'....
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 11:28 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

Actually yours are very similar to mine when I zoomed in - oh well, bit boring then really!
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 11:21 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

That is the rational explanation - I wonder which part has that design - it seems very precise markings. To me it looks like the blob is between my daughter and the tree - just an optical illusion I...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 10:04 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Re: Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

What about the pattern on it? There's no sign of it on any other pics. I want it to be something spooky :sneaky:
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 2nd 2012, 9:26 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,123
Posted By The Crow

Is this a fairy, spirit, odd light or speck???

Whilst walking in the spooky Redwood Forest near Warburton today - this strange apparition appeared on my photo.... I can't think what it can be. The strange thing is, when I zoomed in it looked...
Forum: Australia
May 25th 2012, 8:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By The Crow

Re: Best way to get a cheap flight! to thailand

We got 4 return tickets - Melbourne to Bangkok - with Jetstar in October for $1500 (it was their 8th birthday promotion). I generally look at Jetsar or Air Asia - subscribe to their email...
Forum: The Barbie
May 18th 2012, 7:06 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,297
Posted By The Crow

Re: Smacking children

You are so, so right :thumbup:
Forum: The Barbie
May 14th 2012, 9:20 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,143
Posted By The Crow

Re: How would you react to a child playing a mother up in a shopping center ?

Before having my second child I would have tutted under my breath - after having my second I would have EVERY sympathy!!
Forum: The Barbie
May 4th 2012, 6:53 am
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 21st 2012, 12:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By The Crow

Re: Nice pub......

That's classic :lol::blink:

Reminds me of our tours around some of the Zumerset zider pubs.....

We're looking forward to Kellybrook Winery's Cider Festival next weekend - they actually...
Forum: Australia
Apr 14th 2012, 11:37 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,657
Posted By The Crow

Re: Anyone stopover for a holiday on the way to Oz?

We flew into Langkawi and out of KL a month later. We had a week's proper holiday in Langkawi and then travelled down through Malaysia and into Singapore. Our girls were 2 & 3 and were adored by...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 31st 2012, 11:31 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By The Crow

Re: Proud moment - OH has graduated!

Hi Kim!

Yes, long time no see - the girls are 8 & 10 now :ohmy:

Hope all's going well for you two. The chapel is stunning - it was too windy to have the ceremony outside.

Rachel x
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 31st 2012, 8:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By The Crow

Re: Proud moment - OH has graduated!

Thanks everyone!

It was nice too as my mum was over and then his dad and sister flew out to surprise him - so at least he had some more family members to cheer him on as well as some lovely...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 31st 2012, 12:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By The Crow

Proud moment - OH has graduated!

Well what a career change - from about 23 years in the printing trade (pre-press/graphics) my husband has just graduated as a policeman :thumbsup: Although the training was stressful and demanding -...
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