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Forum: The Barbie
Oct 15th 2018, 2:56 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 713

Re: It's a been a long time .......

Hi MP20,

Lovely to hear from you again.

Yes, the heady days of the naughties when the UK > Australia movers were huge in number & this place was alive. The global downturn & cost of Australia...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2018, 10:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 713

It's a been a long time .......

Thought I'd drop in after a few years off the horse.

Any of the old crazy gang still about?

The Squire of Onchan (formerly Three Legs)

Nearly 9 years since we departed Perth!
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 23rd 2015, 4:44 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666

Re: BE Then and now...a celebration of the migration boom..and death

I remember the good ol' days ... when I was Three Legs and things were different.

This place was fun, what happened?
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 7th 2015, 3:33 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 7,614

Re: Australian forums a bit quiet

Could it be the cost of moving & living in Australia is starting to take it's toll?

The numbers from the UK are dwindling perhaps?

I have no evidence to back this up though ...

We've been...
Forum: The Barbie
May 21st 2014, 3:34 pm
Replies: 213
Views: 16,561

Re: Random photos from Britain and Australia

... a cheeky schooner of Fifty Lashes in the Pyrmont Bridge.

... a right touch.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2014, 8:15 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168

Re: Happy Birthday Northernbird

Yes indeed, many happy returns oh Northern one.
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 10th 2014, 8:13 am
Replies: 377
Views: 20,130

Re: Pistorius. Guilty or not?

Serious question:

How many burglars lock themselves in toilet cubicles prior to or post criminal activity unless they were caught short and needed to squeeze one out?

Case rested m'lud ...
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 9th 2014, 2:53 pm
Replies: 377
Views: 20,130

Re: Pistorius. Guilty or not?

... Guilty, but he'll walk.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 18th 2013, 3:02 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 9,355

Re: Why do brits overhype Australia so much

If paradise existed, we'd all want to live there ...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 24th 2013, 3:24 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,387

Re: Happy Birthday DeadVim!

Many happy ones DV ... !!!

Best wishes,

The Squire of Onchan (formerly Three Legs)
Forum: Australia
Jul 16th 2013, 8:27 am
Replies: 2,789
Views: 845,203

Re: Business Class Airfares to UK / Europe - approx $2700 - $2800 rtn!

I've just booked return to Perth from Manchester with Emirates, depart 12 April, return 2 May ...

2 Adults, 3 childrens - Five Goddam Grand!!!


I must be.
Jan 15th 2013, 12:38 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Considering 'The Move' ...

43 year old dual national, UK & Aussie.

Wife & three boys (U16) also dual nationals.

Professionally qualified Quantity Surveyor (AAIQS), currently running (last 3 years) my own manufacturing...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 20th 2012, 1:39 pm
Replies: 4,642
Views: 281,915

Re: Say a HARMLESS LIE about the poster above.

Beaverstate has smelted down his Jim'll Fix It 'Jim Fixed It For Me' Badge and re-worked it to create a bottle opener ...
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2012, 12:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341

Re: Fremantle

Freo has a great vibe, love the place.

... and of course, is the spiritual home of the Dockers :thumbsup:
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2012, 12:45 pm
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2012, 12:43 pm
Replies: 242
Views: 26,552

Re: Australia economy/bubble/fiscal cliff/recession 'stuff'

... Caveat ...

This obviously depends on the sector of work or specialised field you are looking to work in.
Forum: Australia
Nov 20th 2012, 12:41 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895

Re: Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Administrator job availability in Oz?

I'm a QS (AAIQS) ...

You will never be out of work in Australia in this sector. Whether it be in a PQS or CA role, you hold the aces still.

Despite what's been said previously if you have...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 25th 2012, 3:00 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929

Re: The Official BE Dream Interpretation Thread

... buys a kilo of Oranges and some black bin bags ...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 25th 2012, 2:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 756

Re: Anyone know an electrician in Perth's northern suburbs?

Stephen Carter Electrical - Woodvale.


Forum: The Barbie
Sep 25th 2012, 2:18 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929

Re: The Official BE Dream Interpretation Thread

How would one decipher a reoccurring nocturnal REM sleep where one is continually involved in the practice of removing the hinges from the back doors belonging to one Natasha Kaplinsky? ...

May 18th 2012, 7:38 am
Replies: 7
Views: 4,181

Re: We left Perth exactly 2 years ago ...

The weather is still rhubarb but the fish & chips, real ale in country pubs & walks/cycling trails have made it all worthwhile ... oh, and a decent business!!!
Forum: The Barbie
May 11th 2012, 10:50 am
Replies: 126
Views: 10,284

Re: MY observations.

Not in the '10 year plan' ;)

After that, without doubt ...
Forum: The Barbie
May 10th 2012, 1:32 pm
Replies: 126
Views: 10,284

Re: MY observations.

We certainly appreciate what the UK has to offer & Europe for that matter second time around ...

We miss Australia often, but only the friends we made - not so much the place. Then again, I think...
Forum: The Barbie
May 2nd 2012, 2:41 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 923

New EU language confirmed.

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the...
Forum: The Barbie
May 1st 2012, 1:47 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688

Re: Reserve Bank cuts rates by 50 points..

More fuel poured over the burning overpriced property market ...

It's London five years ago ...

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