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  1. Thread: The Martian

    by Glesgalass
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    The Martian

    Just read a great book, The Martian by Andy Weir. I got the DVD from the hire shop today and will watch it tonight. Matt Damon plays the astronaut who gets stranded on Mars. The book gets a bit...
  2. Thread: Post Brexit

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    Re: Post Brexit

    I'm always suspicious of women who choose not to have children, it's not normal, in my opinion. Of course, she may not have chosen this.

    Elda
  3. Thread: Post Brexit

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    Re: Post Brexit

    No kids mentioned I notice.

    Elda
  4. Re: Chaotic Australian election is a stark warning for fans of electoral reform in Canada

    I should have said that a co-payment already exists but most doctors take just the medicare rebate for children, pensioners and those on disability. The freeze on the rebate is likely to affect the...
  5. Re: Chaotic Australian election is a stark warning for fans of electoral reform in Canada

    I personally do not like the preferential voting system. It's my belief that it was introduced by the conservative party because they know they will never get into power as Australia is basically a...
  6. Thread: Brexit

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    Re: Brexit

    You get a cheque? Mine goes straight into my bank account every 4 weeks.
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    Re: the referendum

    This is a turn up for the books. I must say that I was surprised and I don't like the undertones of racism in the mix.

    Elda
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    Re: House For Sale....

    Sounds a lot like the retirement village where we live but we don't have basements here in Oz. We pay a monthly maintenance fee too but it also covers fittings in the house eg if the hot water...
  9. Re: Waiting for DNA results from ANCESTRY.com

    I remember the rhubarb field too. It's long gone of course. Houses were built there years ago.

    Elda
  10. Re: Waiting for DNA results from ANCESTRY.com

    I noticed that your Dad was living in Plant Street when he got married. This was just around the corner from where my parents moved to when I was 2 in 1947. I'm sitting here trying to remember the...
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    Re: House For Sale....

    What's a ranch condo Joan?

    Elda
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    Re: Newsletter 20th May 2016

    My niece in Scotland copied this to me and I thought you may be interested to read it Alastair.


    Yesterday at 06:47
    Alright, you filthy animals. I don't normally do this, because I believe...
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    Re: MIDGES VERSUS MOSQUITOES....

    I don't know if this information is useful or not:-) but I can walk through a swarm of midgies and they don't bother me but mosquitoes bite me.

    Elda
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    Re: Newsletter 29th April 2016

    I'm so very sorry to hear that Alastair. Please pass on my condolences to his family.

    Elda
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    Re: Ranald McIntyre

    I'm so very sorry to hear this. Ranald is a lovely man. I've messaged him as above.

    Elda
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    Re: Anyone else remember Kelly

    Yes, I remember her well. Must see if I can find her on Facebook

    Elda
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    News about old friends

    I've heard some bad news. Kathy Sutherland, an old friend from ES, passed away yesterday far too young. The good news is that our old friend Maggie Notellin has received a lung transplant and is...
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    Re: To ELDA - A Very Happy Birthday

    Thank you everyone

    Elda
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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
  22. 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 :-)
  24. 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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