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Thread: Tiny little Carpe Diem

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    Was chatting to my cousin in Tasmania tonight and she said "When are you coming to visit next" and I said - "well Gareth and I have time off together in September"

    So the next thing you know we are off to Tasmania in September! I have to double-check something at work before I can book the flights - but it's all but arranged!

    Woo hoo!
    Next trip - Bali! (March 2015)

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    I came within a hairs bredth of emigrating to Tas when I was 8 years old - flight was booked and everything

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    Oooooo! Nice Kazza.

    That sounds like an opening to a very interesting story, Skywatcher.

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    Wow!! Tasmania...... I can only imagine what it looks like

    have lots of fun!





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    Quote Originally Posted by Mari, post: 137339


    Wow!! Tasmania...... I can only imagine what it looks like

    have lots of fun!

    It's beautiful Mari - I might try and hunt up some nice pics from previous trips if you'd like?
    Next trip - Bali! (March 2015)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skywatcher, post: 137152


    I came within a hairs bredth of emigrating to Tas when I was 8 years old - flight was booked and everything
    We nearly moved back to England when I was little - my Dad's grandfather was talking about leaving the family business to my Dad. But then he left it to his church instead! So I am still an Aussie!

    If you had moved to Tassie you might have married one of my relatives; we are a close knit bunch!
    Next trip - Bali! (March 2015)

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    sounds like a lovely trip you have planned

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    Wow, that's super exciting!

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    My family all come from Southampton , and as such when the ships sailed to Aus most of them took the offer of disembarking for 1 andas such most of my family are in Australia now, too many to count - all over the place from Perth , Cairns, Tas, Melbourne

    Dad worked for Fords all his life and when I was 8 and we had a depression, the motor indusrt was in decline he put in for voluntary redundancy(as many were asked to do) and set up a move to Tas - at the 11th hour Fords declined his application and the trip had to be abandoned as the redundancy money was going to fund the whole thing.

    I often think how things would have turned out

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    What a story Skywatcher.
    Karen we need a picture of a tassie devil.
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