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by Barney
December 4, 2021, 4:45 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 4th December 1851 – Charles LaTrobe forwarded a Victorian Legislative Council motion passed unanimously opposing further transportation. 1953 – Oil was discovered in the Exmouth Gulf off the coast of Western Australia. 1976 – The Royal Australian Navy's fleet of Grumman Tracker aircraf...
by Barney
December 3, 2021, 6:19 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

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by Barney
December 3, 2021, 6:12 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

I usually force my self to research some items posted that interest me and the first one today about bass taking a whale boat with 6 oarsman interested me. I surfed that long coastline for years and they must have been a tough team. Possible big swells and not to many safe landing points. But rowin...
by Barney
December 3, 2021, 6:11 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

I usually force my self to research some items posted that interest me and the first one today about bass taking a whale boat with 6 oarsman interested me. I surfed that long coastline for years and they must have been a tough team. Possible big swells and not to many safe landing points. But rowing...
by Barney
December 3, 2021, 5:25 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 3rd December 1797 – George Bass set out from Sydney in a whaleboat with six oarsmen to explore south along the coast. He found the Kiama Blowhole (6 December) and the Shoalhaven River (7 December), he also visited Jervis Bay, and named Twofold Bay on 19 December, Wilson's Promontory (2...
by Barney
December 2, 2021, 7:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 2nd December 1642 – Members of Tasman's crew became the first Europeans to set foot on Van Diemen's Land (later renamed Tasmania). 1811 – Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first commercial shipment of wool from New South Wales to England. 1816 – John Oxley allotted the first land grants...
by Barney
December 1, 2021, 12:07 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 1st December 1811 – During a tour of Van Diemen's Land, Governor Macquarie gave directions for the layout of Hobart. There was a central square and seven streets named Macquarie, Liverpool, Argyle, Elizabeth, Murray, Harrington and Collins. 1820 – Campbelltown, New South Wales was esta...
by Barney
November 30, 2021, 3:10 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 30th November 1854 – Peter Lalor was elected to lead the gold-diggers in the movement that would become the Eureka Stockade. 1816 – Export of horses to India for use by the Indian Army began with an advertisement in the Sydney Gazette. 1878 – Advance Australia Fair first sung publicly ...
by Barney
November 29, 2021, 2:43 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

29th November 1854 – Over 10,000 protestors swore allegiance to the Eureka Flag which was flown during the Eureka Stockade rebellion in Ballarat. 1876 – The Queensland flag was officially adopted. 1948 – The first Holden car, the model 48-215, popularly known as the FX, rolled off the assembly line....
by Barney
November 28, 2021, 8:25 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 28th November 1903 – The oil tanker SS Petriana struck a reef at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay. Two days later, its cargo of 1,300 tonnes of crude oil was released, causing the first major oil spill in Australia. 1932 – The statue of The Dog on the Tuckerbox was unveiled at Gundagai...
by Barney
November 27, 2021, 4:05 pm
Forum: World Sports
Topic: Cricket 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 12496

Re: Cricket 2021

Another one taking the bait and trolling g again. The bait is off and still taken.
No real substance or relevance as usual.


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by Barney
November 27, 2021, 9:54 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 27th November 1876 – Legislation was enacted in Queensland creating the first public fire service in Australia. 1880 – Sir Ralph Freeman, designer of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, was born. 1967 – Singer John Farnham, then known as Johnny Farnham, released Sadie (The Cleaning Lady). It wa...
by Barney
November 26, 2021, 3:15 pm
Forum: World Sports
Topic: Cricket 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 12496

Re: Cricket 2021

It’s to easy
Bait hardly hit the water


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by Barney
November 26, 2021, 2:28 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 26th November 1812 – 40,000 Spanish dollars in coins arrived in New South Wales on the Royal Navy ship HMS Samarang. To prevent their use outside the colony, holes were punched though the centre of the coins to create "holey dollars"—Australia's first official currency. 1855 – The colo...
by Barney
November 26, 2021, 2:19 pm
Forum: World Sports
Topic: Cricket 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 12496

Re: Cricket 2021

by Barney
November 25, 2021, 2:06 pm
Forum: World Sports
Topic: Cricket 2021
Replies: 251
Views: 12496

Re: Cricket 2021

Will the real England side stand up.
Long way to travel and no one wants to play you.
At least England will start the tour down under with a win.
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by Barney
November 25, 2021, 1:34 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 1286
Views: 62691

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

ON THIS DAY – 25th November 1856 – The first Parliament of Victoria was officially opened by the Acting Governor Edward Macarthur. 1880 – Reverend John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, was born. 1910 – The Royal Australian Navy was created with the passing of the Australian Naval D...
by Barney
November 25, 2021, 3:07 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 4792

Re: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021

Travel update. Today I received my non-immigrant O visa. :D Time taken 12 days. Now I will start the application for the Thailand Pass. Are you required to have 3 months of insurance to enter? To my knowledge you only need insurance for the duration of the trip. I bought 12 month policy to cover my...
by Barney
November 25, 2021, 2:22 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 4792

Re: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021

Travel update. Today I received my non-immigrant O visa. :D Time taken 12 days. Now I will start the application for the Thailand Pass. Are you required to have 3 months of insurance to enter? To my knowledge you only need insurance for the duration of the trip. I bought 12 month policy to cover my...
by Barney
November 25, 2021, 2:12 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021
Replies: 100
Views: 4792

Re: all about the new "Thailand Pass" starting november 1, 2021

Registration and doc’s uploaded and submitted 3pm
QR code into my inbox 12 hours later.
Hardest part was getting uploads into J Peg


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