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Forum: The Lounge
Jan 31st 2013, 6:57 am
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

We're great thanks, still doing much the same as before and loving it :)
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 31st 2013, 6:52 am
Replies: 1,373
Views: 49,588
Posted By Shakmaty

Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 3:17 pm
Replies: 1,373
Views: 49,588
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Random Comment 2013

Here today, gone tomorrow
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 3:11 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 2:58 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 1,961
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Who are your ancestors?

I think I'm related to some Polish minor royalty from a long time back. There's a castle somewhere in Poland that we used to own apparently.
Forum: The Barbie
Jan 30th 2013, 2:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,430
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What is the scariest thing you have done?

I would have said emigrating to a country I'd never visited before.

However, sitting in a plane in Brisbane on Sunday evening as the Cyclone is raging around us, wondering whether the plane will...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 2:38 pm
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

No, I still spend plenty of time on the internet, but also work on a computer a lot so get a bit sick of looking at a monitor. (I also got completely bored of BE through my overuse before)

We are...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 2:26 pm
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

:lol:

Hello :)

Only a brief visit, work starts back tomorrow after the summer holidays
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 2:22 pm
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

A new bottle of Polish vodka :)
Forum: Australia
Jan 30th 2013, 2:17 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,757
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: within 1 hour commute of St Kilda, Melbourne

Have you checked out McKinnon? Superb secondary school, but prices are rising because of this. Also it's just round the corner form St Kilda, but the roads can get very busy during rush hours...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 30th 2013, 1:59 pm
Replies: 380
Views: 34,588
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What Are You Reading 2013?

Just finished The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

Bloody brilliant :)
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 8th 2011, 10:03 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

Doesn't it? I have never seen it open on a Saturday when I've been past:(

The cakes and pastries are amazing. I work at one of the Jewish schools and they often have a buffet supplied by AVIV :)
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 7th 2011, 12:21 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Free Kitten Coburg Area.

Nice one Eddie. We got 2 cats already or we'd have taken it :)
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 6th 2011, 6:11 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

AVIV does excellent cakes, but their coffee tastes like crap. Elwood Patisserie does excellent cakes, their coffee isn't great but is passable, and they do great bread and pastries too :)

Also I...
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 5th 2011, 12:55 pm
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Just over a year ago I gave up smoking. About 8 months ago I started running setting myself the goal of running non stop for 1 hour. For many reasons the running program hasn't been a smooth...
Forum: Australia
Nov 5th 2011, 8:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Noble park Melbourne

It's a dump with ethnic tensions running through it. However, it is very close to the Eastlink and Princes Highway so fairly easily navigable by car. The train is on the Dandenong line and can be...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 5th 2011, 7:58 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

I pick up a morning coffee on the way to work from Artful Dodger, sometimes from Saloop in Gardenvale. When in Glenhuntley Road I go either to Artful Dodger or Rocleys but the cakes at the Elwod...
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2011, 12:07 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 10,987
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: This article should be compulsory reading for anyone planning to emigrate

But Walsall has the Christmas Illuminations and a funny accent :)
Forum: Australia
Nov 4th 2011, 12:06 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 10,987
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: This article should be compulsory reading for anyone planning to emigrate

Bizarre. You only have to read this forum for a while to realise how different the emigration experience is for people.

Why worry whether people will stay or move back? There is no black and...
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2011, 11:35 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

We have those too...Closing Down Sale, Last Day Today!!!! Again!!!
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2011, 11:31 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

Damn, I've got a tacky Carpet Call advert banging round my head now:frown:

"CALL, CALL, CARPET CALL, THE EXPERTS IN THE TRADE"

Why do they have to shout?:huh:
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2011, 11:24 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

Mostly (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/checkmate)

:D
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2011, 11:04 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

On the issue of ethnicity, you can take a walk down my main street, Glenhuntly Road, and listen to:

Russian
Polish
Israeli
Hebrew
Chinese
Vietnamese
German
French
Forum: The Barbie
Nov 4th 2011, 11:01 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,249
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: Coburg and ethnicity

I've had some good coffee in Melbourne....in fact, I had an excellent coffee for a shockingly cheap $2 in that precinct that ozzie posted the photo of.

Here's some...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 15th 2011, 12:34 pm
Replies: 24,043
Views: 1,466,351
Posted By Shakmaty

Re: What made you smile today? Part III

There are certain typo's that are better than others :thumbup:
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