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Bobj

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About Bobj

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  • Birthday 07/03/1941

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  1. Bobj

    Gardening Tips

    Cinnamon is usually used when gardeners want to seal off a cut in orchids to prevent any disease. When taking cuttings, @simmo, cut a 1 to 2 cm sliver of bark to expose more of the cambium layer. Cheers, Bobj.
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    Sunset/sunrise Photos

    5.45 this morning. Cheers, Bobj.
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    What about the positives?

    Always positive, @starlight7. cheers, Bobj.
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    The Official Weather Thread

    Wusses, the bloody lot of ya! HOT, HOT, HOT for big, beaut barra fishing. Cheers, Bobj.
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    Cost of moving to Oz

    I would not consider Armidale, NSW, especially in winter. The town is in a hollow and gets enormous frosts and fogs along with woodsmoke from a few thousand wood stoves that quite often settle until late morning. During 2018, there was quite a controvercy regards wood smoke and carcinogens. The airport often gets 'socked in' due to the heavy fogs. I lived in Glen Innes and often had to go there for work seminars. Cheers, Bobj.
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    Wildlife thread

    @The Pom Queen https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-18065372 Cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    @The Pom QueenThat place you saw the croc with the blunted snout was where I used to camp years ago. The bloke who gave you the barramundi had a 'hammock swag' and a croc walked under it one night. Same place...Most likely same croc, too. Cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    High rise camping! Just don’t go sleep walking in the middle of the night! Cheers, Bobj.
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    Who would have guessed it!

    Stinking, filthy creatures! Cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    That looks decidedly appealing, @The Pom Queen and very relaxing. Cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    My better half. We have been Mum and Dad for 42 years, so, Mum is far easier to say. Cheers, Bobj.
  12. Bobj

    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    Thanks, mate, look up Reminiscing in this fine forum. But no photos ‘cos I didn’t own a camera in those days Cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    Just remembered an incident in caravanning. I bought a small ‘van for living in on the Tom Price-Paraburdoo/Robe River iron ore rail projects. After they were completed, I decided to head south and east, across the Nullabor, which, in those days, was 1000 miles of dirt road. Pretty much in the centre of that road, I had a blowout on my 4wd. The temperature was about 109F and it took me 3 hours to ‘break the bead’ of the tyre. Mum stayed in the ‘van while I toiled away. vowed never ever to buy another ‘van due to that. cheers, Bobj.
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    Camping and Caravanning in Australia

    That's camping, rough, tough and not a road in sight. Fishing for barramundi and fossicking in the Northern Territory. Cheers, Bobj.
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