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  1. Bobj

    Considering a move to WA from VIC

    My son is doing fifo from Yancheng to Karratha nd has decided that a change would be good, so he and family will rent at Coral Bay, or Exmouth, after selling their house. The drive from Coral Bay/Exmouth to his worksite is 5 hours. Cheers, Bobj.
  2. Bobj

    Aussie weather

    Our last rainfall (Ball Bay), was on 1st July, 0.9 mm Cheers Bobj.
  3. Bobj

    The (all new) Brexit Thread

    The uncertainty of brexit is driving the price of gold up... http://fortune.com/2016/07/06/brexit-gold-prices/ My $200 coin might be worth another dollar...Yippee!! Cheers, Bobj.
  4. Bobj

    Plumbers/Gas fitters

    Ahh, plumber and copper...That's a good connection... Cheers, Bobj. Sorry, officer, just couldn't help it...
  5. Bobj

    The Bush Comes To The City (Brisbane)

    Beautiful, Kev. Cheers, Bobj.
  6. And about time, too, @Tink Cheers, Bobj.
  7. Bobj

    Where's the cheapest land you can buy in Aus?

    Richmond, Central Qld, this comes up every few years. Have actually thought of doing this. https://www.domain.com.au/news/the-north-queensland-town-offering-800sqm-of-land-for-10-20170503-gvy3pn/ As GGS says, plenty of land to park a 'van on. I spend a few weeks every year on the Keep River, far NW of the Northern Territory for no cost, well, 200 km return trip to Kununurra for groceries. Cheers, Bobj.
  8. Bobj

    Aussie weather

    Perth was supposedly experiencing a 26 year drought up until 10 years ago, plus being on a sand belt where the rain just drained away... Cheers, Bobj.
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    Aussie weather

    5 weeks without rain in the Mackay region. The cane cockies are a lot of cheerfull chappies , as it is the middle of the cane crush Cheers, Bobj.
  10. Bobj

    Age is only a number.......or is it ?

    Didn’t read that way... Cheers, Bobj.
  11. Bobj

    Age is only a number.......or is it ?

    Age is only a number.......or is it ? Bugga! My number came up...Er, well, it appears to be the highest, so far.... My better half does not have Australian citizenship, but is a permanent resident (over 50 years) and has the same rights...She is a New Zealander... Cheers, Bobj.
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    Aussie weather

    At 4 am, it was 21.3C...At 4pm, it is 21. 4C and full cloud. Cheers, Bobj.
  13. Bobj

    25 Million today - Too many ?

    Actually, the northern sections of WA were considered many years ago There was a plan mooted to “settle” Jewish people in The Kimberley Region. Also, the area has been planned well over 50 years ago to farm the hundreds of thousands of square kilometres of black soil plains. So much so that the massive Lake Argyle was formed; but, as usual, the politics got in the way of a good plan.The big reason it (Kimberlies) has not gone ahead, is the enormous costs to transport **the produce and fuel, which used to be by State Ships, but that was killed off by the wharfies going on strike until Friday’s. So, State Ships stopped calling in and road transport took over. **Example, in 1967, I paid $2.67 for a cauliflower, as perishables were sent by air... The BIG question is, how does the government of the day relocate people to regional centres when the infrastructure is not good enough? Cheers, Bobj
  14. Bobj

    25 Million today - Too many ?

    Making Australia even more urban... Cheers, Bobj.
  15. Ponder on these imponderables for a minute: 1. If you take an Oriental person and spin him around several times, does he become disoriented? 2. If people from Poland are called Poles, why aren't people from Holland called Holes? 3. Do infants enjoy infancy as much as adults enjoy adultery? 4. If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled? 5. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? 6. Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker? 7. When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say? 8. Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist but a person who drives a racing car not called a racist? 9. Why are a wise man and a wise guy opposites? 10. Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things? 11. Why isn't the number 11 pronounced onety one? 12. 'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence? 13. If lawyers are disbarred and clergymen defrocked, doesn't it follow that electricians can be delighted, musicians denoted, cowboys deranged, models deposed, tree surgeons debarked, and dry cleaners depressed? 14. I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered if Chinese mothers use toothpicks? 15. Why do they put pictures of criminals up in the Post Office? What are we supposed to do, write to them? Why don't they just put their pictures on the postage stamps so the postmen can look for them while they deliver the post? 16. You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive. 17. No one ever says, 'It's only a game' when their team is winning 18. Ever wonder about those people who spend two pound a piece on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backwards: 19. Isn't making a smoking section in a restaurant like making a peeing section in a swimming pool? 20. If 4 out of 5 people suffer from diarrhoea, does that mean that one enjoys it? 21. Why if you send something by road it is called a shipment, but when you send it by sea it is called cargo? Cheers, Bobj.