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Re: Newcastle, NSW

Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:44 pm

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Grew up in eleebana and later tronna... Family are still there but I'm in Sydney these days. Would love nothing more than to find a good job back there to move home. So much better than Sydney.
Eleebana and Valo, all that area is beautiful.
Expensive too.
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Post by hammertime » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:20 pm

Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:44 pm
hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:37 pm
Grew up in eleebana and later tronna... Family are still there but I'm in Sydney these days. Would love nothing more than to find a good job back there to move home. So much better than Sydney.
Eleebana and Valo, all that area is beautiful.
Expensive too.
Yeah, good place to grow up. Don't think it was expensive when my old folks bought in. Was when they were selling off plan. But I'm sure it's pricy now.

Moved to Carey Bay when I hit high school.

Did you say which suburb you grew up in demps? Didn't see it in the thread.

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Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:27 pm

hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:20 pm
Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:44 pm
hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:37 pm
Grew up in eleebana and later tronna... Family are still there but I'm in Sydney these days. Would love nothing more than to find a good job back there to move home. So much better than Sydney.
Eleebana and Valo, all that area is beautiful.
Expensive too.
Yeah, good place to grow up. Don't think it was expensive when my old folks bought in. Was when they were selling off plan. But I'm sure it's pricy now.

Moved to Carey Bay when I hit high school.

Did you say which suburb you grew up in demps? Didn't see it in the thread.
I spent time all over from Swansea, blacksmiths, Belmont..... But I bought in Macquarie Hills.

Not far from the city and close to everything, for me personally.
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Post by hammertime » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:33 pm

Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:27 pm
hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:20 pm
Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:44 pm
hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:37 pm
Grew up in eleebana and later tronna... Family are still there but I'm in Sydney these days. Would love nothing more than to find a good job back there to move home. So much better than Sydney.
Eleebana and Valo, all that area is beautiful.
Expensive too.
Yeah, good place to grow up. Don't think it was expensive when my old folks bought in. Was when they were selling off plan. But I'm sure it's pricy now.

Moved to Carey Bay when I hit high school.

Did you say which suburb you grew up in demps? Didn't see it in the thread.
I spent time all over from Swansea, blacksmiths, Belmont..... But I bought in Macquarie Hills.

Not far from the city and close to everything, for me personally.
Nice. I've got some good friends who live there and the old man used to have one of his car dealerships on the strip at Cardiff.

Love Belmont and Swansea. Especially the heads there. But it's a shame it's just a bit too far out.

Does that street at Macquarie hills still do the awesome xmas lights?? That's the main thing I remember about there. Was so good.

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Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:57 pm

hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:33 pm
Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:27 pm
hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:20 pm
Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 1:44 pm


Eleebana and Valo, all that area is beautiful.
Expensive too.
Yeah, good place to grow up. Don't think it was expensive when my old folks bought in. Was when they were selling off plan. But I'm sure it's pricy now.

Moved to Carey Bay when I hit high school.

Did you say which suburb you grew up in demps? Didn't see it in the thread.
I spent time all over from Swansea, blacksmiths, Belmont..... But I bought in Macquarie Hills.

Not far from the city and close to everything, for me personally.
Nice. I've got some good friends who live there and the old man used to have one of his car dealerships on the strip at Cardiff.

Love Belmont and Swansea. Especially the heads there. But it's a shame it's just a bit too far out.

Does that street at Macquarie hills still do the awesome xmas lights?? That's the main thing I remember about there. Was so good.
I have no idea about Xmas lights.
I know Tingara Heights use to put on a. Big show but not lately...

Yeah Swansea area is so far out.
Good for a swim and a feed but very isolated.
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Post by hammertime » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 3:05 pm

Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:57 pm

I have no idea about Xmas lights.
I know Tingara Heights use to put on a. Big show but not lately...

Yeah Swansea area is so far out.
Good for a swim and a feed but very isolated.
Yeah, I'm sure there was a street at Macquarie Hills that was spectacular. Almost every house was on board. But i'm talking 10 years ago, so it may not be happening any more. Tingara Heights was the Gracelands house, which was just awesome, but unfortunately they got too old and donated their lights to the Hunter Valley Gardens.

You don't get a better view than the Swansea RSL. Love watching the water rush in from the heads.

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Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 3:10 pm

hammertime wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 3:05 pm
Demps wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 2:57 pm

I have no idea about Xmas lights.
I know Tingara Heights use to put on a. Big show but not lately...

Yeah Swansea area is so far out.
Good for a swim and a feed but very isolated.
Yeah, I'm sure there was a street at Macquarie Hills that was spectacular. Almost every house was on board. But i'm talking 10 years ago, so it may not be happening any more. Tingara Heights was the Gracelands house, which was just awesome, but unfortunately they got too old and donated their lights to the Hunter Valley Gardens.

You don't get a better view than the Swansea RSL. Love watching the water rush in from the heads.
Aye true. I'll have a look around next Xmas. Relatively new here.

Swansea RSL is a magic spot and food is at its best, price and qaulity wise.
Caves Resort / formerly the Mawson is really good too on a warm night.
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Post by Cultured Bogan » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 5:06 pm

The only time you'll find me in Newcastle is when I am there for work.

That's not to say that I think the place is a hole or anything, just not for me.

Hey Demps, do you catch Clint Dogg on the RSL and Bowlo circuits?
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Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 5:25 pm

Cultured Bogan wrote:
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The only time you'll find me in Newcastle is when I am there for work.

That's not to say that I think the place is a hole or anything, just not for me.

Hey Demps, do you catch Clint Dogg on the RSL and Bowlo circuits?
I am a long time league unlimited lurker, lol...
Is he still alive?

Hes a dud bra, he's not well known or respected around here as far as I know.
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Post by TCL » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 5:53 pm

Spent some time up in Newcastle over the years and again just recently. The place has had its ups and downs.

As a teenager and young adult use to camp at caves beach holiday park (I think thats what it was called?). It is now a resort now.

Pretty cosmo up their now along the harbour there and in and around town. I heard the V8's went well also.

Went quad bike riding and fishing on the dunes in Stockton. Stayed in Hamilton and at the crown more recently.

In its hay day it was incredible looking out to sea at night and seeing the distant lights of the ships.

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Post by Demps » Tue 19 Jun, 2018 5:59 pm

TCL wrote:
Tue 19 Jun, 2018 5:53 pm
Spent some time up in Newcastle over the years and again just recently. The place has had its ups and downs.

As a teenager and young adult use to camp at caves beach holiday park (I think thats what it was called?). It is now a resort now.

Pretty cosmo up their now along the harbour there and in and around town. I heard the V8's went well also.

Went quad bike riding and fishing on the dunes in Stockton. Stayed in Hamilton and at the crown more recently.

In its hay day it was incredible looking out to sea at night and seeing the distant lights of the ships.
Caves resort is rly nice.
Good pizzas.
Whole general area there has been re done with shops and apartments.

Turning into a nice little holiday destination.
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Post by Demps » Fri 22 Jun, 2018 12:41 pm

I know there's more than that....

Old racist dog Dingo was another but he's gone now.

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