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Offline zatexnz

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2007, 03:27:53 pm »
You guys are sick!  ;D

Hey, I see there's a Subway, and my sister once told me Starbucks are in NZ too, so I'm going to be feeling doubly at home - Mrs. Balls in the store, and boeries to braai, as well as some good ol' American treats too.  :clap:
lekker sweet as, y'all
~ Colleen

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2007, 10:36:08 pm »
Nolan, you are so funny :2funny:

I agree, it must have been about the rugby :2funny:


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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2007, 10:36:08 pm »

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2007, 06:50:27 pm »
Hi, Enjoyed the title of the bathroom.Have you got yourself a brick house? Congrats and I hope you have many happy yesrs there or alternatively sell it for a good profieet in the future.
How does this house compare with your SA home?
Or more pertinently how much would you have paid for this house in your previous suburb?

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2007, 10:33:49 am »
In my previous suburb it would have been torn down and replaced with a Tuscan villa  :2funny:

No frills (really.  none.) but a very functional, relatively spacious house.  If you can imagine a very spacious 3-bed townhouse of rather odd design, that would be it.  Yes, we actually do have a brick house.  The bricks are pretty thin with timber on the inside (luckily all covered with delightful wallpaper).  Some of the bricks look to be painted with some kind of glaze to make a pattern - that's relatively common (in all senses of the word  ;D)

From the outside it looks a bit like a railway house, and the inside is upper Turffontein. 

But then again, we have a Starbucks and a Subway, and that's positively priceless.  We also have 2 McDonalds, a Pizza Hut and 2 KFCs, so no fear, the cholesterol's here.  People are also pretty relaxed about weight here so you can pig out and still look good (by their standards, that is). 

Just get your buts over here and come look!  Container arrived today so we even have beds for you!


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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2007, 11:52:47 am »
 :clap: nothing beats your own stuff  O0 , now it will start to feel like home.

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2007, 12:14:23 pm »
Thats so cool Marilize.  How has the first week at work been?



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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2007, 05:30:08 pm »
What a giggle. With a such a turn of phrase you will soon be putting out a book in competition to the hallowed " Where to live in Auckland " for saffers

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Re: Promoting Palmerston
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Re: Promoting Palmerston
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2007, 10:30:13 pm »
Hey Marilize,
I'm glad you're all moved in O0

We may just come for a visit in October. It's the Targa rally then and we are team support for 2 mini's (new model). We stay over in Palmy for one night, so maybe closer to the time we can plan to meet up O0