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    Re: Canadian Economy

    Tell you what gets to me in Australia. They can pipe natural gas across the whole continent but they can't pipe water!!!?????? Go figure!

    Elda
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    Re: Newsletter 1st January 2016

    Happy New Year to all

    Elda
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    Re: Newsletter 25th December 2015

    I just tried my sisters addresses in Stirling and it says they couldn't be found. Strange!

    Elda
  4. Re: A cat has adopted an abandoned piglet in Romania

    Us humans could take a lesson from animals.
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    Re: Newsletter 25th December 2015

    OMG that pusher address thing works. I saw my address and grandsons with artificial snowflakes :-)
  6. Thread: Greetings

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    Re: Greetings

    And the same to you Diane. I've had my feral grandchildren here .....lol. Getting old, can't handle 3 of them at the same time :-) One at a time would be just nice. Went with son & the 3 of them...
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    Re: Newsletter 4th December 2015

    Do you qualify for a Canadian pension? Can't remember how long you've been there. In Australia you have to be here 10 years before you qualify. And it can be a reduced pension depending on your...
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    Re: Newsletter 27th November 2015

    Yum for the breakfast box. Not surprised at its popularity.
  9. Thread: "geysers"

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    Re: "geysers"

    Yes Halloween but it's usually spelled "guisers" now, I think.

    Elda
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    Re: Nothing Important

    That's what I was taught in school Hugh but my late husband was from Stuttgart and he said that was wrong. It's actually somewhere in between the 2 pronounciations. Even if you pronounce it like...
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    Re: Nothing Important

    It's pronounced just the way its spelled Diane

    Elda
  12. Re: Most Dangerous Driving Conditions in the World

    The trailer for the new series was on here last night. Funny that, when we were just talking about it yesterday

    Elda
  13. Re: Most Dangerous Driving Conditions in the World

    Don't think so. It certainly wasn't made here if it is an Aussie show.

    Elda
  14. Thread: brunch

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    Re: brunch

    It's an acquired taste and it has to be just scraped on. I got to like it when my eldest was a baby and I'd give him some vegemite toast fingers.
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    I've seen that show. They had it on here for a while

    Elda
  16. Thread: brunch

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    Re: brunch

    What? The french toast or the vegemite & avocado?
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    Re: brunch

    Just salt with french toast Hugh. And Sandy, yes I do like vegemite spread thinly on toast and topped with avocado. When I was a kid I often went to my Granny's on a weekend and while we went to...
  18. Thread: brunch

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    Re: brunch

    I don't know how you can have maple syrup with french toast.....yuk! :-) The two just don't go together for me......kind of like pickles & ice cream.

    Elda
  19. Thread: Senechal

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    Re: Senechal

    I don't know the word either and I agree with you Ranald. The grammar of today's reporters both spoken and written makes me cringe at times. I particularly don't like it when they use what instead...
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    Re: Bruny Island {Tasmania} Holiday.

    Looks terrific Gordon but expensive :-( I'd want to go in summer. I've been to Tassie twice and both times it was in April and bloody cold!

    Elda
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    Re: Potato or Tomato?

    I'm shocked too. It's understandable that they may not know the names of things like eggplant but they should at least know tomatoes and potatoes.
  22. Re: Orphaned pine marten takes refuge through cat flap

    I saw a similar thing on TV once but it was a baby deer. I think it was in Canada. This wee deer was cuddling up with the dog on the settee
  23. Re: The Iranian Embassy Seige In London `1980

    I remember it too especially the young policewoman who was killed. John left the army about 1983 after 25 years service 18 of which in SAS.
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    Re: Migaloo the White Whale Encounter

    This whale has been cruising Australian waters for a number of years now. It's a kind of game now to see who spots him first each season.

    Elda
  25. Re: The Iranian Embassy Seige In London `1980

    Alastair, my partner John was one of the SAS troops who were there. I just asked him and he said that he was in the helicopter with the chief of police directing the operation.

    Elda
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