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Forum: Australia
May 15th 2016, 12:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,377
Posted By fish.01

Re: Australia or New Zealand

Would it be that much more ? 15%-20% pre exchange rate maybe ?
Forum: Australia
Apr 9th 2016, 3:01 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

Wow, that's some thighs !!!
Forum: Australia
Apr 9th 2016, 3:01 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

Hey you, stay up in your hills and leave our lights alone :sneaky:
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 3:57 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

That is really disappointing. I don't know why they would do that to a lovely old quenslander.
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 3:56 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

I ride my bicycle up that lane :)
Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2016, 1:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By fish.01

Re: RIP Zaha Hadid

She certainly left her mark in architecture.

She has two current DA's in south east qld btw.

Inner Brisbane (approved but in court due to legal action from a neighbour):
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Forum: The Barbie
Apr 6th 2016, 1:36 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 16,093
Posted By fish.01

Re: I am an ignorant racist working class scumbag

So if I don't think like this I'm on the right :confused:
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 12:44 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

For a balanced view of it I looked at tripadvisor and it comes in at number #5 of 167 hotels. Always depends on your room I suppose.

Yes the marriot is in the city, rather than looking at it, so...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 12:31 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

As well as Southbank I recommend a trip to Roma St Parklands if you have the time. It is only 10 mins walk from the Queen St Mall but many overlook it. It is the "world's largest subtropical garden...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 11:59 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

If you do stay at Southbank a nice place for dinner with city views is the River Quay precinct of southbank:

http://www.weekendnotes.com/im/005/00/the-jetty-river-quay-south-bank1.jpg


See...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 11:53 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

As goldchoccycoin said hotels at southbank are in a great location for restaurants/bars/markets/galleries/performing arts etc.

If you look to the centre left of the photo below, the first...
Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 11:34 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

For something different Spicers Balfour in neighbouring New Farm always seems to get good write ups. It is in a traditional queenslander and has a roof bar with restricted city views.
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Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 11:24 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

The view from the high floors of the Meriton serviced apartments in Adelaide St are pretty good:

https://pix6.agoda.net/hotelimages/280/280606/280606_15111605010037756969.jpg
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Forum: Australia
Apr 6th 2016, 11:19 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane hotel with a good view.

With the curves in the Brisbane river you can stay on the city side while still looking at the skyline.

Somewhere like the Stamford Plaza. Very good hotel with great views:
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Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2016, 2:19 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,560
Posted By fish.01

Re: Brisbane question

"I'll switch focus to the Bay suburbs.'....I honestly wouldn't bother if it is just to be near a few more Brits and a British chippy. Australia is an immigrant country, 1 in 4 people are born...
Forum: Australia
Mar 17th 2016, 2:00 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,346
Posted By fish.01

Re: Adelaide or Sunshine Coast ?

Plenty far cheaper than $650 btw...just no back gate onto the beach :)
Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2016, 3:03 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 5,346
Posted By fish.01

Re: Adelaide or Sunshine Coast ?

Another option, if you want quiet but need access to uni's and and city IT jobs as a backup, you could move to quiet areas in Brisbane and still have access to the sunshine coast for the weekend.
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Forum: Australia
Mar 16th 2016, 2:28 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 4,295
Posted By fish.01

Re: Must-See things in Sydney (holiday)

Hard to say what people consider historic, but I would guess you did miss most of it on that itinerary.

Have a look at the below thread for examples. Note quit a few dead photo links but still...
Mar 11th 2016, 10:26 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,388
Posted By fish.01

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Sounds a bit like what was said before the Scottish vote.
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 10th 2016, 1:14 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By fish.01

Re: Adultesence

Rite, thank you, clearly bedtime ;)

At one stage in my 20's I think almost every person I knew was living overseas :blink: Talk about peer pressure :)
Forum: The Barbie
Mar 10th 2016, 12:25 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By fish.01

Re: Adultesence

That's always been a difference...much down to geography I would guess, as suggested (costs/distance meant few facilities). Australian uni students instead have had for many, many decades the...
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2016, 11:48 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By fish.01

Re: Got fined for not voting... in NSW

Postal Vote: Information for electors - Electoral Commission Queensland (http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/2016-local-government-quadrennial-elections/information-for-electors#postal-voting)
Forum: Australia
Feb 28th 2016, 6:55 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,295
Posted By fish.01

Re: Must-See things in Sydney (holiday)

Hey snapshot...just a trivial FYI, I think you meant Katoomba rather than Toowoomba.
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 28th 2016, 3:51 am
Replies: 111
Views: 7,179
Posted By fish.01

Re: Change is Good

Wow, you're my hero ;)
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 27th 2016, 8:29 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 7,179
Posted By fish.01

Re: Change is Good

I request pithy comebacks that make logical sense please ? As I said I am a professional developer and this lack of logic is killing me :lol:



Fascinating stuff. Fanboi, meet fanboi ;)
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