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Re: [SLE] Re: ordering 10.1 is not going to be easy, apparently ( more)
  • From: Kevanf1 <kevanf1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 20:24:59 +0100
  • Message-id: <7bca46c50604301224l168f1865v3b7ff5a2ccfb7365@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 30/04/06, Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> * Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxx> [04-30-06 02:15]:
>> And I live in Australia (Canberra, the Capital).
> Is the Alice still 1000 miles from anywhere? Was there in the early
> '60s for a couple of years.
Everything here is "1000 miles from anywhere" :-) which is why this
American-created petrol price hike is causing a bit of problem here (or
at least will be causing a severe problem very shortly when people
really wake up to the price increase).

Having said this, things have changed somewhat since the 60's and all
cities have seemingly got a bit closer because we now drive cars and
even have trains and aeroplanes. Most of the main roads have also been
tarred. You wouldn't recognise (note the '-ise') the place now.



It's all very sprawling still though :-) I was in Adelaide in
2000/2001 and it took me all day to walk from one end of the city to
the other. I tried it once for the hell of it :-))) enjoyable

If you really need to get anywhere distant in Oz you need to go by
plane or the Ghan. The one thing I didn't do was visit Uluru and
Alice. I really wish I had just for the experience. Sadly I shall
never be able to get back now. I will say that I found the Australian
people fantastically friendly. I truly loved my time over there.
I am only human, please forgive me if I make a mistake it is not deliberate.
PLEASE DON'T drink and drive it's not clever, it's just stupid.

Kevan Farmer

Linux user #373362

Cheslyn Hay

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