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Forum: Australia
Oct 24th 2005, 2:41 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Sunday papers OZ style very different to the UK

Nope. I've got no beef with the thread.

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2005, 10:51 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Sunday papers OZ style very different to the UK

Sorry, but you mentioned hoons in post 3 of this thread.

As your initial post seemed to be getting at people who dis the UK because of crime (when in fact crime is comparable in both countries)...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2005, 9:20 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Sunday papers OZ style very different to the UK

Maybe this depends on where one came from and where one has gone.

I have not seen as many memorials here as I saw in the UK (over an equivalent time frame). I have also noticed that the...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2005, 2:08 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Sunday papers OZ style very different to the UK

Just a point of order.

If someone complains about crime, etc. in the UK then they get jumped on because both countries have similar levels of crime; which is fair enough (with one reservation)....
Forum: Australia
Oct 21st 2005, 10:01 am
Replies: 117
Views: 4,587
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Whingers

What is it with the biscuits?? I keep reading that there is no choice of biscuits here - but f**k me - every time I go to the supermarket there is a whole aisle of them :confused:

A ;) :D
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2005, 9:39 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 3,100
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: How much do you spend?

As phoenix has already said, the supermarkets use the same practices here.

However, you may be pleasantly surprised when you arrive as you will find that if you buy seasonally, the shopping bill...
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2005, 7:32 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,100
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: How much do you spend?

I think the words "small scale" sums up my point; I would be surprised if Salmon farming is bigger in Aus than it is in Scotland.

A
Forum: Australia
Oct 20th 2005, 7:25 am
Replies: 72
Views: 3,100
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: How much do you spend?

Premises are cheaper here so this accounts for a lot of the saving.

Also UK take away is subject to an extra 7.5% of sales tax.

On your salmon question earlier. I would imagine that there is...
Forum: Australia
Oct 19th 2005, 7:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Cheapest time of year to go to Oz?

When I came, April seemed to be the cheapest, although beware of the Easter holidays.

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2005, 11:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Does anyone have any experience of putting up a big shed in NSW (rural)

Do you reckon that you could build this shed in the UK without planning permission? I think you might be disappointed if you decide to carry on the "Good Life" back in the UK.

Sorry mate, can't...
Forum: Australia
Oct 17th 2005, 11:51 am
Replies: 127
Views: 4,114
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: I'm currently a bit glad I'm in the middle of nowhere in Australia

But remember your last laugh will really be a last muffled hooting sound - because you'll have a gas mask on :D

a :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:56 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh err misses :nudge: :nudge: :wink: :wink: :D

A :)
Looks like I've got to go and be the tooth fairy now :eek: Why can't it be the tooth pirate of something more manly. :D
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:49 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

I went to the butchers the other day and I bet him 50 quid that he couldn't reach the meat off the top shelf. He said, "No, the steaks are too high."
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:48 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

A three-legged dog walks into a saloon in the Old West. He slides up to the bar and announces: "I'm looking for the man who shot my paw."
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:45 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

Nah. I can do more; just didn't want to LABOUR the point (HERpies, HEReditary disease, SHEehan Syndrome, GALlbladder Inflammation, ... and don't forget BIRD flu) ;) :p :D

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:30 pm
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:27 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

So a lorry-load of tortoises crashed into a train-load of terrapins, I thought "That's a turtle disaster".
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:27 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

So I rang up Telstra, I said "I want to report a nuisance caller", he said "Not you again".
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:25 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

HERnia.

nuff said ;) :p :D

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:23 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 2,495
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Joke Time !!!!!!!!!!!!

So I said to the Gym instructor "Can you teach me to do the splits?".
He said "How flexible are you?".
I said "I can't make Tuesdays".
Forum: Australia
Oct 16th 2005, 12:04 pm
Replies: 127
Views: 4,114
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: I'm currently a bit glad I'm in the middle of nowhere in Australia

You didn't get your wallet nicked by the shopkeeper? :eek:
(Or have you started carrying less cash in it?) ;)

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 15th 2005, 8:16 pm
Replies: 298
Views: 14,603
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Obscure Rules in Oz

Must admit, that being a farmer's son, this one is not obscure to me. In the UK, unless the owner is the sole driver of the tractor, they will get fined for not having a ROPS. I should know, I...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 10:32 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 7,045
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Escape the teenage yobs

Who'd have thought that "pikies" could make enough money to take a holiday in Australia ;) :p

A :)
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 10:44 am
Replies: 46
Views: 2,772
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Moved to Aus without ever visiting?

We made the move without visiting first and have not regreted it. We decided that it was not worth doing a short trip as this could give you the wrong impression of a place (good or bad). We...
Forum: Australia
Oct 14th 2005, 7:56 am
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By kirsty&al

Re: Driving Licence

If you are PR then you can drive on your UK licence for 3 months. If you are on a temp visa then you can drive on your UK licence all the time.

Whether you have to take a test or not depends on...
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