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simmo

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    1. The Budget

      True. He looks like he just burst a hemorrhoid though.
    2. The Budget

      Jezza didn't like it much.
    3. The Budget

      Stamp Duty cut worth up to £5,000 to first-time buyers Personal allowance will rise to £11,850 tax-free The higher rate threshold will rise to £46,350* Tax break for transfers of North Sea oil and gas fields Increase in the business R & D tax credit to 12% Fuel duty was frozen again this year Froze air passenger duty Beer duty was frozen No new tax levies for renewables until 2025 at least all good!
    4. Just 4 weeks and we are ready (ish) to head home

      15 degrees here today! just want it to get cold..
    5. I think they have learned that the bag searches where a bit of an invasion of privacy and stopped them. Much more reliance on cctv and plain clothes store dicks now
    6. The Budget

      How was it for you?
    7. yes.. apparently it's getting really bad. Supermarkets all over aus are having to put security tags on the meat!! Cameras everywhere. Maybe you don't notice it because you are old. From last year. Number of Coles shoplifting apprehensions this year: New South Wales: Total: 6,743 Self-serve: 2,697 Queensland: Total: 3,173 Self-serve: 1,714 South Australia: Total: 3,667 Self-serve: 1,687 Victoria: Total: 5,057 Self-serve: 2,174 Western Australia: Total: 3,800 Self-serve: 1,292 Australia: Total: 22,440 Self-serve: 9,564
    8. I was shocked to see all the stop and searching by security guards in Aussie supermarkets.. ours are very friendly in comparison.
    9. The weather 😁

      Stupid things. Good ol'fashioned bonfire night was better.
    10. The weather 😁

      mr blue sky over _________?
    11. The weather 😁

      Don't know about Croydon but not a cloud in the sky where i am.
    12. The weather 😁

      first frost this year.
    13. The weather 😁

      Poorly insulated houses?
    14. The weather 😁

      I've ummed and arhed about joining a club for ages but haven't joined any because its nice to be able to stick a pin in the map and play where ever you like. Not bothered about handicaps or club functions. The parkland courses look amazing this time of year, the only downside is the leaves eating the balls where TF do they go? (squirrels?) .
    15. Getting really excited

      Its a great feeling when its all sorted and you can kick back enjoy the last few weeks relaxing. It helps you to make peace with the country you are leaving, shake hands with it and say "no hard feelings" and walk away as friends.
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