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Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2006, 12:12 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 1,790
Posted By Gareth W

Wink Re: Australia V Great Britain.......

Have a read of this from the Aussie press. Willie Mason punches out one player then puts in a late elbow in on another and the SMH takes the view of "good old Willie - isn't he great "? This country...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2006, 11:54 am
Replies: 53
Views: 1,790
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Australia V Great Britain.......

Fantastic effort by the Lions. A great win. Must be especially hard to swallow for the Aussies that Leon Pryce "the man who prefers Blackpool beach to Bondi" had such a good game at them at stand...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2005, 11:18 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,345
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Violence in Perth and other cities

Boozing and violence in Aus a consequence of British immigration? Jesus Christ mate, tell me you're kidding ?
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2005, 10:54 am
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Joondalup Giants Rugby

Sorry but I just have to ask this. You obviously like League a lot - why have you come to Perth ?

Do you think the absence of any real rugby league will be a constant thorn in your side or do you...
Forum: Australia
Mar 9th 2005, 10:03 am
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Perth or Melbourne?

Perth has a comparatively small "white collar/management" economy but there does seem to be a lot of Project Management jobs in mining/oil/gas etc. In fact just about ALL the PM jobs seem to be in...
Forum: Australia
Mar 7th 2005, 10:17 am
Replies: 36
Views: 1,644
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Why is Perth CBD so small?

As a Trinity fan through thick and thin (or more accurately "thin and thin") I'd like to think you were on the right lines but its more likely that they mean the Perth Wildcats basketball team.

To...
Mar 5th 2005, 1:17 am
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Here's couple more for you

This should have gone on that Homesick thread shouldn't it ? Ah well, what you gonna do.....
Mar 4th 2005, 11:57 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Gareth W

Here's couple more for you

It all been done before but here's a few more things you just don't get abroad

Watching a Boxing Day football game on the telly. The camera pans around the crowd and find some blokes dressed up as...
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2005, 11:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gareth W

Re: My Wife Doesnt Believe Me.... Help.

Obviously he didn't or he wouldn't be asking.
Forum: Australia
Mar 4th 2005, 11:41 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gareth W

Re: My Wife Doesnt Believe Me.... Help.

Yes - they drive on the same side of the road and everyone is crap at roundabouts so your Missus will fit right in.
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2005, 1:05 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 5,123
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Another Reason For Going Back To The UK!!!

Hold on, if MOST power is supplied underground in the UK and almost NONE of it is supplied underground over here - how can it be "just as bad if not worse" in the UK ?
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2005, 12:51 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 5,123
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Another Reason For Going Back To The UK!!!

You should know by now that you can't just make a simple point like yours on this site without the knee jerk reaction that its just the same or worse in the UK.

The voice/data/power infrastructure...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2005, 3:52 am
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Gareth W

Re: New Australian Career !!!!

The irony is that the people who say these things would find it difficult to GET those sort of jobs anyway.

If you ran the local Woolworths and you needed someone to work on the checkout would you...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2005, 3:14 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Mail from UK to Australia

I watched Wakefield Trinity finish second from bottom year in year out until I emigrated. They then decided to re-invent themelves as a mighty RL side. My mate tells me that they are playing some...
Forum: Australia
Feb 27th 2005, 12:12 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Mail from UK to Australia

My Leeds United shirt took two weeks to arrive. Apart from the Royal Mail bit, you have to factor in how long it takes the supplier to get around to sending it and then how long it take the crazed...
Forum: Australia
Feb 6th 2005, 1:43 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By Gareth W

Re: World Club Champions!!!!

I saw the match reported on Seven News. The opening few clips were of Cantebury putting in some big hits in on the Leeds players, the voiceover saying something along the lines of "Bulldogs di"sh it...
Forum: Australia
Nov 14th 2004, 2:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Ever become an Aussie supporter (sport)?

I was agreeing with you until you got to this bit ! Winning the RU World Cup IS something major. Its a major competition and England won it - its a bit typically British to say its nothing really...
Forum: Australia
Sep 25th 2004, 7:40 am
Forum: Australia
Sep 18th 2004, 1:46 am
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Gareth W

Re: goodbye

Mal,

If you're SURE you're not going to apply, let it go now. Just try not to think about it any more. The worst thing you can do is to make a decision and then keep tying yourself in knots about...
Forum: Australia
Sep 16th 2004, 4:26 am
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Gareth W

Re: I.T./Computing jobs

He's right - outside of Sydney and Melbourne IT does not command much of a market and a lot of the jobs are "branch office" types (i.e keeping thing ticking over rather than being involved in the big...
Forum: Australia
Sep 15th 2004, 10:19 am
Replies: 18
Views: 839
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Last seen running out of the building...

My Boss (over here) spoke in some depth to my old Boss in the UK before offering me a job so I too would suggest you keep it buttoned.
Sep 15th 2004, 10:02 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,529
Posted By Gareth W

Re: why Oz?

That's about the truest thing I think I've read on here. The British media seem to be hopelessly addicted to gloom and misery. How many times have you watched the 6 o clock news thirty minute update...
Forum: Australia
Sep 6th 2004, 1:21 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Gareth W

Re: Souness for Mags!!!

Bad, bad, bad move.

Remember what he did at Liverpool ? Bought only nutters like Julian Dicks and Neil Ruddock. Certainly hastened Liverpool's decline...
Aug 23rd 2004, 12:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,029
Posted By Gareth W

Re: regrets

Hi, here's a few off the top of my head.

Better in UK

Jobs - better career, better conditions, better wages.
Family & friendships grown over a lot of years.
Mixing with people who you feel...
Aug 23rd 2004, 12:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By Gareth W

Re: It's raining again!!!

The most sensible things I've heard on this subject actually came from an Australian lady I work with with. She was going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to London and her/my workmates were giving it...
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