Go Back  British Expats > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: eatstatic
Showing results 1 to 25 of 323
Search took 0.31 seconds.
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 23rd 2007, 12:06 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,836
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Navy 'repelled Iran kidnap attempt'

Yep those brave Aussie boys and girls, must bring a lump to your throat with courageous acts like this.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/correspondent/2279330.stm

Victoria cross mate?
Forum: France
Jun 10th 2007, 10:09 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By eatstatic

Eurostar ticket query

Hi all, I just bought a pair of tickets for me and the wife to head to Paris by the Eurostar from London in September. After booking I realized that I had put her married name on the ticket,...
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 7th 2007, 9:08 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Glastonbury

Met my Aussie wife there in 2000.

Love the festival, love my wife, happy times.

Nothing like it in Oz BTW.
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 17th 2007, 1:47 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Australian dream just a recession away

Unrealistic low interest rates of 3/4% for years have lead to a HUGE credit bubble, an average house price of 200K plus, with the average wage at around 25K.

Interest rates only hit 16% for part...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 17th 2007, 1:14 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Australian dream just a recession away

Very true Badge, baby boomers will always tell you how they struggled. The truth is the usual mortgage then was 3.5x one income not 10x one income or 5x 2 incomes.
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 17th 2007, 1:12 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Australian dream just a recession away

I believe the USA, Australia and the UK are all heading towards reccesion. Just look at the house price bubble and the record personal debt in these countries. Debt has to be paid back eventually,...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 16th 2007, 10:26 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Australian dream just a recession away

No not really, just one of of those locked out of the fundamental need of a roof over my head. No matter how fast I or my counterparts save house price inflation carries on its remorseless path of...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 16th 2007, 10:00 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,190
Posted By eatstatic

Australian dream just a recession away

For once it looks like Britain may well follow Australias lead. With housing ownership out of reach for the non baby boomers in both countries, it looks like only a major recession will help out the...
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 12th 2007, 7:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,072
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Any vegetarians out there?

I found Australia was no where near as good as the UK for vegetarian foods and clear labelling of "suitable for vegetarians" on packaging, ie there wasnt any!

Also many products have "hidden"...
Jan 10th 2007, 10:33 pm
Replies: 238
Views: 8,564
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Other side of the coin...

Can nobody spot a troll when it rears its ugly head?

If on the odd chance this guy is genuine, let him experience the godzone and all its delights for himself.

IE in six months time when the...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 27th 2006, 12:24 am
Replies: 90
Views: 4,338
Posted By eatstatic

Australian Identity

A festive tale of Australian nationality.

I and my Australian wife live in England and have done since returning from Australia in late 2002.

At Christmas time, Birthdays, Wedding Anniversarys...
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2006, 10:44 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 2,185
Posted By eatstatic

Howards brave new Australia

How many more will follow the Commonwealth?
Its really not looking good in the land of high taxes, worse wages to average house price ratio than Blighty and to be frank crap employee rights.
...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2006, 11:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,128
Posted By eatstatic

Example of how Australia has to be loved

Awwww how sweet.

Gotta be an Aussie to be accepted by the most insecure, parochial and self loving race after the septics mate.

Good statagy, sure way to get the jingoistic flag waving morons...
Nov 18th 2006, 11:37 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 5,074
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Rest of the world v UK

[QUOTE=Rug13y]UK Hate

2) The Islamist state it has become

Yes Thats so true, really noticed the sharia law in the swingers club Me and the Mrs were in earlier.

Those sexy English girls in...
Forum: Australia
Nov 18th 2006, 11:29 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 5,376
Posted By eatstatic

Re: What did you expect? Really.

I expected better than I found. Hence my return tho the UK.

The UK is far from perfect, but at least it can find fault with itself and (gasp) maybe try to improve its shortcomings.

Just like...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2006, 10:20 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,083
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Do Kids in Oz stay kids longer than they do in the UK?

Aussies are still kids in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ,70s etc.

If you want proof just try a converstaion with the average aussie. Australia is great and pommieland is crap. We beat you at...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 26th 2006, 7:56 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 1,782
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Genesis Tour!!!

Nice reply, nice to meet a fellow genesis buff.

I take your point on board about Hacketts departure being as much as a crucial point in the bands shift of direction as Peters was.

I was a huge...
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2006, 9:27 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By eatstatic

The Futures not too bright, although the earth is orange

Better future for your kids? It ain't half hot mum....

http://www.smh.com.au/news/scorchedearth/we-fiddle-as-the-continent-turns-to-dust/2006/10/22/1161455605817.html
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 24th 2006, 10:20 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 1,782
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Genesis Tour!!!

Agree about the creative side of Genesis being extinguished after Peters abscence. Although the best version of suppers ready was on Seconds out, post P Gabriel, purely down to the superior...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2006, 10:27 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 5,701
Posted By eatstatic

Re: The OFFICIAL what I do like about Oz thread

1 err

2 hmmm

3 must be something

4 shit!

5 I give up!
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2006, 8:58 pm
Replies: 414
Views: 19,228
Posted By eatstatic

Re: The OFFICIAL what I don't like about Oz thread

The Oz is best/rest of world is crap, arnt we lucky little aussiemites attitude

recently arrived poms that sprout the above but with even more Jihadist zeal than the aussies themselves

Shit...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 18th 2006, 12:03 am
Replies: 145
Views: 5,513
Posted By eatstatic

Re: The Day Great Britain Plc died for you ??

Try the fact that the two spinsters were retired and had nothing else to do than tend their lawns.

Imagine also that the two spinsters,when also your age, which I would guess to be 30/40 odd...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 15th 2006, 8:55 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 5,513
Posted By eatstatic

Re: The Day Great Britain Plc died for you ??

Just avoid Oz then, the personnal debt and house price bubble that has plagued the UK has also been in full force in Oz. I agree the day of reckoning is approaching the UK and Gordon Browns debt...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 23rd 2006, 3:52 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Are many Ozzies veggie?

I travelled around QLD NSW NT and SA, eat a lot of chips as in many towns they were the only hot vegetarian friendly snack going. Apart form the trendy areas of Sydney, such as Crunulla, Newtown,...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 22nd 2006, 9:52 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 1,882
Posted By eatstatic

Re: Are many Ozzies veggie?

True you can find vegetarian foods in Australia, but just watch out for the hidden animal slaughter by products. A lot of places fry chips in tallow (lard) which is also in a lot of biscuits and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 323
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.