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  1. Bobj

    what are you doing right now?

    Having lunch, a raw carrot then a floret of cauliflower and a handful of seedless red grapes to finish. Cheers, Bobj.
  2. https://www.willyweather.com.au/news/9873/good+friday+cold+blast+in+albany+brings+april+snow+to+wa+for+first+time+in+49+years.html Stupid cold!! Cheers, Bobj.
  3. Bobj

    Steak and Alcohol

    Meat stew followed by something on a stick...and covered in chocolate. Cheers, Bobj.
  4. Just picked a close relative to these, the soursop, just a bit more acidic, but still quite yummy. Cheers, Bobj.
  5. After... Cheers, Bobj.
  6. My mango tree before...
  7. It is...The greentreeants are savage! Cheers, Bobj.
  8. “Crowning” next door’s mango tree. My tree is next... Cheers, Bobj.
  9. The archery range in Seaforth, Qld, usually has. 4, or 5 every day. Cape Hillsborough Beach is fast becoming a Mecca for tourists, watching the wallabies having breakfast on the beach. Cheers, Bobj.
  10. Bobj

    Whitsunday Islands

    I was reading about these islands and their grouping. Jimmy Cook gave a general name to the group from St. Bees in the south, to Hayman in the north. As I checked The Whitsundays, I saw that the Whitsundays did not include The Cumberland Islands (southern group) Cumberland Islands (Queensland) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search For the Cumberland Island of Georgia, USA, see Cumberland Island. The Cumberland Islands form a group of 70 islands at 20°34′S 149°08′E on the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Mackay in Queensland, Australia. They were discovered by Captain James Cook in 1770.[1] In 1770 James Cook (then a lieutenant in the Royal Navy) in His Majesty’s Bark the Endeavour sailed past the coast off Mackay. After travelling north for a further two days, in his journal for Monday 4 June he recorded that he named the body of water through which he sailed Whitsunday’s Passage "… as it was discovered on the day the Church commemorates that Festival" and called the islands in the area "Cumberland Isles in honour of His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland" (Henry Frederick, the brother of His Majesty King George III of England). In giving the name, Cook gave no firm indication which islands in the area were encompassed, but his chart showed the name covering islands as far south as St Bees Island and Keswick Island, and Hayman to the north. More detailed charts by those following Cook showed likewise. Over time "Isles" has been replaced by "Islands". More recently these islands have increasingly become known as the Whitsunday Islands, and the general area more simply as the "Whitsundays". The Cumberland Islands were grouped into the Whitsunday Group, the Lindeman Group, the Anchor Islands, the Sir James Smith Group and the South Cumberland Islands National Park. At school, in a geography lesson, I was taught that there were 144 islands in the Whitsundays, but I find that the Whitsundays only comprise 74 islands... So...These islands are the Cumberland Islands... Locally, they are known as The Smith Group, from Goldsmith to Ladysmith and the Forge and Bellows Islands on the left of the photo and The Brampton Group in the centre.... Confused? Me too! As far as most people are concerned, they are all in The Whitsundays...And therefore, comprise the 144 islands, not just 74. Cheers, Bobj.
  11. Bobj

    What to watch - Recommendations!

    Been watching 'Into The West' a serial about a young family and their journey in one of the first wagon trains in America and the encounters with the Indians, ca 1837. It's on Youtube. Cheers, Bobj.
  12. Get up to Qld, mate, then you can sweat the crap outa yourself..And no straining needed. Cheers, Bobj.
  13. @BulyaMate, don't ever give up. Cheers, Bobj.
  14. Bobj

    I'm Addicted

    And good bread, not the Woolies, or Coles rubbish. Cheers, Bobj.
  15. Bobj

    I'm Addicted

    Chocolate honeycomb. Peanut butter. Cheers, Bobj.
  16. The duck orchid, caleana major. Beautiful! Cheers, Bobj.
  17. Mow ya bl**dy lawn... Bugga, Gotta mow mine and my nextie's... Cheers, Bobj.
  18. My piece of Paradise. Cheers, Bobj.
  19. Bobj

    The (all new) Brexit Thread

    Physicians were unable to reach a consensus on whether the UK should Brexit. The Allergists were in favour of scratching it, but the Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves. The Gastroenterologist's had sort of a gut feeling about it, but the Neurologists thought May had a lot of nerve. Meanwhile, Obstetricians felt certain everyone was labouring under a misconception, while the Ophthalmologists considered the idea short sighted. Pathologists yelled, "Over my dead body!" while the Paediatricians said, "Oh, grow up! The Psychiatrists thought the whole idea was madness, while the Radiologists could see right through it. Surgeons decided to wash their hands of the whole thing and the Internists claimed it would indeed be a bitter pill to swallow. The Plastic Surgeons opined that this proposal would "put a whole new face on the matter." The Podiatrists thought it was a step forward, but the Urologists were pissed off at the whole idea. Anaesthesiologists thought the whole idea was a gas, and those lofty Cardiologists didn't have the heart to say no. In the end, the Proctologists won out, leaving the entire decision up to the a***holes in Parliament! Cheers, Bobj
  20. Bobj

    Hello from tonyman

    Fit as a fiddle...Well, a few strings might have loosened ibit. But still hanging around. Cheers, Bobj.
  21. Bobj

    Hello from tonyman

    Fit as a fiddle...Well, a few strings might have loosened ibit. But still hanging around. Cheers, Bobj.
  22. Bobj

    Hello from tonyman

    Good to see you on the boards again, mate. Cheers, Bobj.
  23. AHH TISHOO! Love it, @the bottler Cheers, Bobj.