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by Barney
October 19, 2020, 7:54 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 19th October 1872, the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world is found at Hill End, in New South Wales. Hill End, originally known as Bald Hill, is a gold-mining ghost town about 66km from Mudgee in the New South Wales central-west. Alluvial gold was discovered a...
by Barney
October 18, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

jackspratt wrote:Did you miss the " " noos?
Perhaps place it in the correct thread,

“ a little ray of sunshine out of New Zealand”


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by Barney
October 18, 2020, 6:23 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 18th October 1909, New South Wales agrees to surrender 2400 square kilometres of land for the creation of the Australian Capital Territory. On 1 January 1901, following federation of the six colonies in Australia, arose the need to build a federal capital. It was decided that the nation...
by Barney
October 16, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 479
Views: 19365

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

Heard a very good and positive comment today.

“It’s the first time in UK history that no one has died of old age”

Must be attributing the deaths to other problems.
Maybe be they have changed their diet like many on UM. Good work to Britain.


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by Barney
October 16, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Sorry a day late. When the poms only thought of us as an area to do their worst. “On this day, 15th October 1953, Britain conducts the first atomic test on the Australian mainland. Australia's remoteness made it a choice for Britain to conduct testing of its atomic weapons in the 1950s. In October o...
by Barney
October 14, 2020, 12:29 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it
Replies: 43
Views: 1199

Re: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it

So rare earths as in “Lithium” are rare because they are dispersed and not in any large concentrations to allow mining.
Why is the world going for lithium batteries if that statement is true?


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by Barney
October 13, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Reminder News on snake bites
Replies: 16
Views: 1416

Re: Reminder News on snake bites

Another reminder for those out and about in the yard or larger property. I’ve had 3 snakes this past week. 1 was very large and a dark blue to black. Other 2 small about 500mm or less. I know this is for Aussie snakes but initial first aid is the same treatment. “Some useful information I found shar...
by Barney
October 11, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 11th October 1738, Captain Arthur Phillip, first Governor of New South Wales, is born. Arthur Phillip was born in London on 11 October 1738. He joined the Royal Navy when he was fifteen and alternately earned a living as a navy officer and as a farmer. In October 1786, Phillip was appoi...
by Barney
October 10, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: US Presidential election odds
Replies: 674
Views: 24549

Re: US Presidential election odds

Your post is full of errors and red herrings, p4444. Pelosi is talking about setting up a Commission which would adjudicate on a President's fitness under the 25th. Hopefully, even our esteemed, sleepy right leaning forum subscribers can understand this: 0GR2QomHReI You are correct mr spratt, As sh...
by Barney
October 10, 2020, 8:14 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Reporting from Across the Pacific
Replies: 122
Views: 7789

Re: Reporting from Across the Pacific

Parrot
With your extended leave I hope your lovely garden is being maintained.
It was always a pleasure to see your photos of the extensive yard.
I’m sure that will be one priority on your return.
Good luck for your return.


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by Barney
October 9, 2020, 6:37 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 9th October 1908, the Yass-Canberra area is named as the site for the new Federal Capital Territory of Australia. On 1 January 1901, federation of the six colonies in Australia was achieved and the Commonwealth of Australia was proclaimed. With the establishment of a new nation came the...
by Barney
October 7, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Angry scots causing trouble from the start in our history . On this day, 7th October 1854, Scottish gold miner James Scobie dies, a catalyst to events that will eventually result in the Eureka Stockade. Scobie was an unassuming gold miner who came to Australia from Scotland to make his fortune on th...
by Barney
October 7, 2020, 6:36 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Donald J Trump positive for COVID-19
Replies: 193
Views: 6468

Re: Donald J Trump positive for COVID-19

Have to stop here, dinner time!!! To be continues...... Glad I gave you something to do. Better hurry though, as I feel others are googling like crazy to debunk all they can. 55 Mick Classic mick. Well done. Imagine having a beer with some guys and the conversation or discussion always goes with a ...
by Barney
October 7, 2020, 4:25 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Donald J Trump positive for COVID-19
Replies: 193
Views: 6468

Donald J Trump positive for COVID-19

Thats only 3 I picked at random Yeah, sure ya did? Keep googling[/quote] Thanks mick for the list. At least it’s a place to start and recognise his achievements. Sure some pieces are open to criticism. But no reason not to give credit to things that are great for the general population. Have heard ...
by Barney
October 6, 2020, 9:28 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 6th October 1898, Catherine "Kate" Kelly, sister of bushranger Ned Kelly, goes missing. Ned Kelly is regarded as Australia's most notorious bushranger, but less is known about his family. Ned Kelly had five sisters, two half-sisters, two brothers and one half-brother. His sisters were M...
by Barney
September 26, 2020, 7:36 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Car detailers
Replies: 19
Views: 701

Re: Car detailers

Message sent Vince


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by Barney
September 23, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: U.S. Politics
Replies: 8793
Views: 147594

Re: U.S. Politics

Image

Careful what you wish for.


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by Barney
September 23, 2020, 6:31 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: We have created this Monster! Please help US
Replies: 17
Views: 978

Re: We have created this Monster! Please help US

Wow
A war of all things to clear out the gene pool.
Wonders will never cease.
There have been plenty of your solution wars to clean up the pool.
Some needing cleared up were definitely spared me thinks.


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by Barney
September 23, 2020, 12:58 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 546
Views: 19515

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

23rd SEPTEMBER 1830 . . . On this day, 23rd September 1830, the Bathurst Rebellion begins outside Bathurst, New South Wales, following the escape of a group of convicts known as the 'Ribbon Gang' under the leadership of convict-servant Ralph Entwistle. Ten of the rebels are later captured and public...
by Barney
September 23, 2020, 11:28 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 620
Views: 37889

Weather in Udon ?

tamada wrote:Power out in Nongbua at 11:21... going fishing with Mrs tam.
The old saying
Wet ar.e no fish comes to mind

But I’m safe and dry in the mall.


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