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Ron

RAO From New South Wales, Australia


About Ron: This may interest someone, it's a youtube on how I got into the aged care industry.

14 Activities

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Ron 17th Oct 2014 RAO

Colours on the field

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Ron 25th Jun 2014 RAO

Tap dancing

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Ron 29th Aug 2013 RAO

And they're off in the Melb cup

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Ron 22nd Aug 2013 RAO

SURPRISE, SURPRISE

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Ron 19th Aug 2013 RAO

MarPoolBowls

Hi Denise
I notice that Aldi have the Pool Balls on special at $19.95 on Saturady 24th Aug, you will need two sets. If you know anyone from a larger town that has an Aldi, they could buy them for you, this is very cheap.

Regards
Ron
Ron 29th Jul 2013 RAO

Ukulele fun

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Ron 6th Apr 2013 RAO

Forum

Hello Christine
I have such a great response to this poem by Bob Miller, Mungar, QLD

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I woke up Sunday morning
And my head was racked with pain
As this big bloke with a hammer
Slowly pounded at my brain

And then the missus said “You mongrel!
Down that pub with blue and dingo
Well today you’ll pay your penance
Cause you’re taking me to bingo”

I said “Bingo? What a rotten thought
How would I live it down?
If my mates from up the pub found out
They’d laugh me out of town!”

But still my head was thumpin’
As I pondered on my plight
Yeah I’d have to go to bingo
Just to get some peace and quiet

As I sneaked into the parish hall
My head was hanging low
And a hundred dear old ladies
Were all staring down our row

They thought I was the victim
Of some ambush, or a fight
When they ask ‘How are you going?’
And ‘are you sure that he’s alright?’

Well I just sat there breathing slowly
Till the caller gave a shout
And he didn’t have to say ‘eye’s down’
Cause mine were hanging out

‘Well our first game is a full house
And good luck to all today’
Then he called out ‘legs eleven’
And the game was underway

Next, 17 and 48 and 6 and 22
Well I just stamped them with me stamper
Like the dear old ladies do

And my card filled up so quickly
I just sat there staring, mute
And when he called out ‘kelly’s eye’
I said ‘hey that’s it, you bloody beaut’

Well they came and checked me ticket
Forty bucks I did attain
And the ladies said ‘you poor young thing
We hope that helps your pain’

Yeah, but when I’d won the fifth game
Well the smiles were wearing thin
And I saw two grannies snarling
Where there once had been a grin

Two hundred eyes were watching
From behind those wrinkled cheeks
Cause the jackpot game had not gone off
For nigh on seven weeks

And they watched my every movement
As the caller gave a call
And my stamper, like a hammer
Echoed round that frigid hall

Now I know the hated feelings
That unwanted fortune brings
But I don’t write the numbers
I just stamp the bloody things

And I felt this premonition
Sort of creeping up my spine
As I stamped the final number
And I quietly said ‘er it’s mine’

You could not believe the bedlam
That erupted through that crowd
You’ve never heard old ladies
Use four letter words out loud

They called me all the low down things
Threw cake upon my shirt
And this sweet old dear beside me said
‘I hope that bloody hurt’

Then they stormed out of that ballroom
As they would the gates of hell
The last one swearing loudly
‘You’re a mongrel and you smell’

But I soon forgot that torment
$1500 eased the pain
So you can bet your bottom dollar
I’m coming back to play again

Cause playing bingo is easy
And you pick up heaps of dough
When I tell the boys down at the pub
I’m sure they’re going to go

I might even throw me job in
Things will never be the same
Now I know this way of getting rich
Just find a bingo game.
Ron 15th Feb 2013 RAO

Horsing around

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Ron 28th Jan 2013 RAO

Personalised Cards

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Ron 16th Jan 2013 RAO

Forum

Hello Marnie
I think you're complicating yourself, this is not hard.
What you need is a computer that is connected to the internet.
If you don't have Google Earth already installed, go to www.google.com/earth/index.html up on the right there in blue it will say DOWNLOAD. Once it is running you type into the search box the address you're wanting to go to and it will zoom onto a map of that location. To see the property you move your mouse over to the right hand side of the screen and there you will see an orange coloured man, click onto the man and drag him to the spot on the map you want to view and there it is.
If you're still having problems get back to me at [email protected] and I will be able to send you some screen shots that explain it better.
Regards
Ron
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