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Parkes, the place for…soccer

By Ralph - 3 April 2007 14

No need for that futsal slab, or the lush lawns of the Parliamentary precinct. This group of bare chested young lads (backpackers?) decided Parkes was a nice place to stop their van and kick a soccer ball around, for a good half hour, on this autumn day.

As you do.

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Woody Mann-Caruso 2:18 pm 04 Apr 07

Yeah – if it is Treasury, then there’s a few acres of lush lawn between there and John Gorton Building, or across the road at the National Library.

BT 2:04 pm 04 Apr 07

Donno…the grass around Parkes is pretty lush!

schmerica_ 1:10 pm 04 Apr 07

I don’t blame them seeing as though all the ovals around are all dried up with dead grass or weeds.

BT 12:31 pm 04 Apr 07

Suprising that they didnt get told to move along..

apehammer 12:23 pm 04 Apr 07

Posssibly the most uninteresting thing ever posted on RiotACT. Ever.

Thumper 12:22 pm 04 Apr 07

Should be a law against it…

Now, in my day…

liz 11:27 am 04 Apr 07

Good lord, people playing football in the street? Whatever next!

No wonder you lost to Italy with that attitude! I joke, i joke!

Sammy 9:50 am 04 Apr 07

My cousin is a soccer nut, and works in the Treasury building. Wouldn’t surprise me if he was somehow involved in this.

Woody Mann-Caruso 8:53 am 04 Apr 07

Is that the front of the Treasury building?

fnaah 8:40 am 04 Apr 07

Clearly, they’re terrorists, just using “soccer” as a ruse so they can reconnoiter whatever government building that snap was taken from.

Call the hotline! I bet the van is full of surveillance equipment!

Growling Ferret 8:37 am 04 Apr 07

In the background are the grid markings and pit bay markings of the late, and missed, Canberra 400… Those were the good old days

Danman 8:22 am 04 Apr 07

Above question was in jest – I dont smoke or have window views @ work – I am jealous.

I cruise RA on my breaks – and any other time I am waiting for a substantial excel query to run.

Have not had a gasper since 31/12/06

Maelinar 8:05 am 04 Apr 07

Stopping for 5 mins to hang a camera out the window hardly constitutes nothing better to do…

Traditionally, it would be called a smoke break equivalent for us non-smokey types.

Danman 7:29 am 04 Apr 07

Assuming you were the photographer begs the question : Did you have nothing better to do at work ?

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