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Post Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:40 pm

I'm back.....

Hi friends,

Long time no talk.

Apologies for going AWOL for the last year, it was nothing personal.

Lots of contracts last year and got a bit sidetracked on Facebook marketing but I always think of you lot..... honest!

Both my kids work with me now full time so life is a lot easier in some ways. My son has taken to the business like a pro, even taking two of my clients off me.....

My daughter started with me last month after finishing school. She has computer skills in graphic design that I really wish I had. What takes me an hour to reproduce a clients artwork, she does in half the time.

She is already making a name for herself among my clients. Very proud of both the be honest.

My son and I work all over the country now, and I employ subbies for the big jobs to help us onsite. My daughter runs the office now while we are away. If she gets stumped she video phones me and we work thru it together. How did we ever manage with technology in the good old days?

New this year is that a core group of aussie wrappers have started the Australian Professional Vinyl Wrappers Association (apvwa.com.au) a not for profit. The aim this year is to fine tune that and see how it pans out. Only launched a few weeks ago, our inaugural open day is Saturday, but we have had a great response. I guess that will take a bit of my time now.

Sleep is so overated I reckon.

For those that don't know me, I'm the annoying opinionated old chubby guy from Queensland, Australia.

Oh yeah, The english had a great cricket tour recently eh. :)
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Post Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:03 pm

Re: I'm back.....

Shane Drew wrote:Apologies for going AWOL for the last year, it was nothing personal.


oh really? you haven't called, haven't wrote, haven't been to see us... :lol1: :wink:

Good to hear about the association Shane. great stuff mate....
I may end up seeing you on your own turf some day soon... (if i get a minute) :lol1: things in pipeline regarding UKSG, but not posting public for now. so shhhh! :wink:

great to hear the kids getting involved too, thats brilliant.
look forward to seeing more of your posts/work too mate. :D
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:07 am

Good to hear from you my friend,

All sounds hectic down there and great to hear as Rob says the kids are coming on leaps and bounds. I'd give it another couple of years and possibly start paying them a wage.....stick with the luncheon vouchers for now though.. :D

Over here I think a lot of us are flat out, the tide seems to be turning.

Love the bus wrap....

Stay well

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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:42 am

Thank Gawd you're back. This place hasn't been the same without you. (puppy-eyes)
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:19 am

Welcome back Shane, I also noticed you had done a disappearing job.

Cheers

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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:24 am

Thanks friends.... Missed you bunch of crazies too
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:34 am

Good to see your face around again Shane, enjoying the weather I hope ;)
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:43 pm

As long as you don't start posting your terrible jokes on here as well, you can stay :wink:
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:55 pm

spoil sport !! :roll:
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:31 pm

Wondered where you had got to Shane, good to see you back on the forum.
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:56 pm

hhmmmm...must be your daughter posting all them jokes every morning on my FB newsfeed then, if you where so busy! :)

Welcome back Shaney Boy.
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Post Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:11 pm

Welcome back Shane.

What's this 'Cricket' you speak of?? :-?
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Post Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:06 am

Brian Hays wrote:Welcome back Shane.

What's this 'Cricket' you speak of?? :-?


I believe they are a bit like grass hoppers Brian :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:
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Post Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:24 am

:)
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Post Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:00 pm

Shanne, good to hear from you again !
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Post Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:17 am

I heard that in a strong Glaswegian accent in my head too Graham :)
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Post Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:48 am

I didnt miss you

but then your all over facebook like a rash :o :D :D

Oh yeah, The english had a great cricket tour recently eh.


and I thought you might of said that with your hat on (if you still have it) :D
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Post Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:50 am

Still got the hat.... conversation starter that hat...
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Post Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:45 pm

Hi Shane

Its alright on ere init?
Guess we've all been very busy
Its just getting back to manic here which I guess is a good sign

Can you be in three or four places at the same time?
Would solve a few problems for me

Good to see your back
No I don't mean its good to see the back of you :D

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