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Forum: The Barbie
Sep 18th 2014, 12:41 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

The elephant in the room is clearly Eurovision. Surely Salmond would quickly press for entry into this who's-who of nations. However, could this be the setting for the start of a British Isles block...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 14th 2014, 1:48 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

Sinn Fein one of the leading political groups in Northern Ireland had clear and defined links to the IRA and the provisional IRA who were also funded by Irish Americans at the heart of the American...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 14th 2014, 1:02 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

But weren't many of the protestants in NI transplanted from Scotland many years ago during the plantation of Ulster?

As for the orange order. They don't particularly appeal to me but they have a...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 11th 2014, 1:09 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,489
Posted By Jon77

Re: Ebola at the Gold Coast

Buried in the news article it says 'they don't know if he has ebola or just the flu yet as they haven't tested him'.

But that doesn't make as good a headline or scare monger as well.

Dr...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 10th 2014, 11:02 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

Blair is the best Tory PM the UK has ever had :lol: Tony is more tory than many in the tory party.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 9th 2014, 12:00 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

Nailed on swing to the yes vote -
BBC News - Cameron and Miliband to skip PMQs and head to Scotland (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-29125406)

Cameron, Clegg and Miliband will all head...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2014, 12:37 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

**** the rest of the UK, they will be inspired by Scotland to break away, it will be everyone for themselves.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2014, 12:34 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

:thumbup:

EXACTLY. I have said all along that Scotland should be pushed towards independence by England, I feel it is both interests. Embrace it and go in hard once the yes vote comes in.

I...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 7th 2014, 12:32 pm
Replies: 514
Views: 25,142
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scotland and Independance

Independence happens whatever the situation. A yes vote commits Scotland to independence regardless of good or bad, a yes vote must be pushed through and once returned England must be proactive and...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 5th 2014, 12:43 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Jon77

Re: Kids activities

My son is in the Joeys and loves it, will be joining the cubs next year, hopefully in the UK :fingerscrossed:
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 5th 2014, 6:12 am
Replies: 65
Views: 3,264
Posted By Jon77

Re: Can you build roots in a new country?

My wife has close family here, although has spent a number of years living in the UK.

The other half having family here hasn't help us at all. Many issues with manipulative no good types who put...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 5th 2014, 1:36 am
Replies: 65
Views: 3,264
Posted By Jon77

Re: Can you build roots in a new country?

Can you build roots in a new county?

Some can, some can't is the simple answer I guess.

We are firmly in the can't camp now unfortunately which does make us sad because Australia is a beautiful...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 4th 2014, 1:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,108
Posted By Jon77

Re: Just a trifle

Sounds similar to ours but ours is.

Plain cake base soaked in sherry

On top of this a raspberry jelly

In to the fridge until the jelly is nice and set

A bag of mixed berries if no fresh...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 4th 2014, 1:05 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,374
Posted By Jon77

Re: Australias size.

Our posts have re activated long suppressed feelings and is frantically stuffing his belongings in to a suitcase as I type :lol:

We finished applying to renew my sons British passport today, a...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 3rd 2014, 8:52 am
Replies: 61
Views: 3,374
Posted By Jon77

Re: Australias size.

For me one of the biggest issues to get around (and not one we succeeded in doing) was the fact that we couldn't just jump in a car or on a train from the city we live to another very interesting...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 20th 2014, 4:47 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,463
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scottish - enemies if freedom and justice.... somehow

Scotland will never have 100% independence, assuming the people vote for it next month, if it retains the Pound as its currency in the long run. I really would be surprised if the SNP, assuming they...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 19th 2014, 5:53 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,463
Posted By Jon77

Re: Scottish - enemies if freedom and justice.... somehow

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In what way would an independent Scotland have made you stay in Scotland? What benefits do you think you would have enjoyed in an independent Scotland and how would your individual life have...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 18th 2014, 11:41 pm
Replies: 53
Views: 3,570
Posted By Jon77

Re: Dental implants

When I was 17 a wisdom tooth grew in sideways (so the top of the tooth was facing the tooth next to it and grew sideways under the gum line quickly. First thing I knew about it was bad jaw pain.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 13th 2014, 11:01 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 7,103
Posted By Jon77

re: Least and favourite parts of Australian [or Austrian] Lifestyle.

Indeed, we used to go to Saalbach for the summer, located not far from Zell am See. Spent many the hours as a kid messing around in hire motor boats on the lake a Zell am See.

Hoping when we move...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2014, 11:40 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 7,103
Posted By Jon77

re: Least and favourite parts of Australian [or Austrian] Lifestyle.

My view of the RSL clubs is a little different to yours. You want to try going to some of the social clubs around Middlesbrough where I grew up! I remember as a kid being taken along to the...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2014, 10:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Jon77

Re: When squished boobs is a good thing

Yep, been there with my mum. She did the regular screening thing and found out she had breast cancer before she even found a lump, managed to catch it really early, which always makes a big...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2014, 5:52 am
Replies: 221
Views: 17,008
Posted By Jon77

Re: A League 2013/14

Happy enough to be going back to the UK, things haven't been right for a while here and perhaps we persisted too long with pretending otherwise, which took its toll on our marriage also.

So many...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 7th 2014, 3:58 am
Replies: 221
Views: 17,008
Posted By Jon77

Re: A League 2013/14

Would this be relaxing and opening up be in reaction to the fact that you have a bigger club than Victory in Melbourne now right on your doorstep?

I am not meaning this as a dig here. With the...
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Jon77

Re: UK visa / passport entry situation for my son

Thanks for that, I will double check that side with her.
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Jon77

UK visa / passport entry situation for my son

Just wondering if we managed to get thing moving really quickly and we managed to get going asap how things would work out currently with entry for my family to the UK.

I am a British passport...
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