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Forum: The Barbie
Nov 24th 2017, 8:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Oscar Pistorius - sentence increased to 15 years

Result! He deserves that and even using blades wont help him get away from justice.
Sep 16th 2017, 8:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 8,225
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: First year thoughts of a sun baked country

Oh this all sounds so familiar to me, coming from Kent (Whitstable) to Brissie. The job/finance/general view of things too
Still here after 8 years with no intention of returning.
Hope you are as...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 3rd 2017, 8:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: British citizenship for my kids

Providing dual citizenship for the kids is a real bonus for them - unless they seriously want to go into politics :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 3rd 2017, 8:53 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: PPI claim - worth the effort?

I've done it and received all of my 3 years premiums plus interest with 2 letters being written.
You will need proof of lack of info/mis selling, or none suitability at the time, but well worth the...
Forum: Australia
Jun 12th 2017, 8:46 am
Replies: 46
Views: 6,231
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Melbourne or Brisbane for a British family?

Personally - Brisbane. But then I live here and have had enough of cold weather

I don't like Poms, and I'm a Pom. Seriously don't get too worried about this, unless you take everything said as an...
Forum: Australia
May 5th 2017, 9:54 am
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: First Fix Wiring Query

Just a heads up, to make yourself blend in, refer to "rough in" and "fit off" rather than "first fix" etc. ;)

TD
Forum: The Barbie
May 3rd 2017, 9:19 am
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Anzackery

It always amazes me that when entering discussions on Gallipolli, people are genuinely shocked to hear the number of British, Irish, Belgian and French casualties which were in many instances in...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 13th 2017, 12:17 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Toe Dipper

Size

A midget psychic managed to escape from jail.

Police are looking for a small medium at large...............
Forum: Australia
Dec 19th 2016, 9:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Building Surveying Info - Work Experience

As a trained building surveyor I can help out here.

I agree with others that employers will be reluctant to help out on such a short term basis, even if unpaid.

On the question of similar...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 6th 2016, 10:53 am
Replies: 2,704
Views: 246,295
Posted By Toe Dipper

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

Don't get me started!:angry_smile::angry_smile::angry_smile:
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2016, 9:26 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,831
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: So, I'm going in again

Are you in prison???:lol:
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 19th 2016, 10:00 am
Replies: 121
Views: 9,256
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: What makes you grumpy?

Receiving confirmation from HMRC dated 13 June that I have a late filing penalty cancelled. Then receiving another letter in the same mail delivery dated 14 June saying I owed £100 as a late filing...
Forum: Australia
Jun 13th 2016, 11:20 am
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Sending unaccompanied baggage

Why can't he have an economy ticket like everyone else? :rofl:
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 18th 2016, 9:21 am
Replies: 1,530
Views: 76,167
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Bye bye Liberal Government..... will you ever learn.

All I can say is that being on the receiving end of the CFMEU "looking after the safety of the workers" has nothing to do with their safety, but more to do with showing that they have capacity to...
Forum: Australia
Mar 19th 2016, 11:53 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,561
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Australian Airports - DIBP Industrial Action

Hate unions and their methods.

However, I do see the benefit in having a counter balance to management, and have no disagreement in another set of eyes for safety.

In the real world of...
Forum: Australia
Feb 20th 2016, 4:41 am
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Anyone had a whole suckling pig spit roast in Brisbane

I was going to write a witty response along the lines of not being a pleasant way to treat your wife, but I am far too chivalrous. :ohmy:
TD
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2016, 10:34 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,611
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: British owned construction companies in Australia

The agencies similar to those in London would be good. Try Ranstead or Hays. Some operate in London as well as Australia, which is helpful

Companies? Try Broad Construction (Perth & Brissie)...
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2016, 10:15 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,611
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: British owned construction companies in Australia

Treat expos as light entertainment without any substance. Unless you fit neatly into engineering they do not recognise you.

I only have experience in Qld. Where are you heading?

TD
Forum: Australia
Feb 18th 2016, 9:51 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,611
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: British owned construction companies in Australia

Firstly, if your skills are similar to wanted/listed skills then that is the first hurdle.

Site managers here are exactly the same as the UK. I have several working for me and I say rather tongue...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 14th 2016, 10:16 am
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Women breaking things....

On that theme:-
A man will pay $2 for a $1 item he needs.
A woman will pay $1 for a $2 item that she doesn't need - especially if is on special :huh:
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 1st 2016, 8:05 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,244
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Anyone musical out there?

I play the fool regularly and my wife says I am accomplished at it too!
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 20th 2016, 9:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,722
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: 2016 Joke Thread

Undertakers are actively promoting glass coffins as an alternative to the timber versions.

Will it catch on?

Remains to be seen.....
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 20th 2016, 9:41 am
Replies: 2,704
Views: 246,295
Posted By Toe Dipper

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

You drive along the Western Freeway in Brisbane on the way home, minding your own business. There is a traffic jam so the traffic slows to a crawling speed, the speed signs are lowered to 60kph and...
Forum: Australia
Dec 22nd 2015, 10:17 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Floor Layer Information Needed Please Australia

I work in the construction industry and employ floor layers. On building sites, the rate of pay will depend upon whether the site is an EBA (enterprise bargaining agreement) one (i.e, unionised) or...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 1st 2015, 9:05 am
Replies: 105
Views: 4,729
Posted By Toe Dipper

Re: Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn.... the love child of Michael Foot wearing the 1979 autumn collection from Milletts.

If representing the UK on the world stage, the UK hasn't got a chance! :eek:
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