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Welcome to Oz fwiffoAirbnb host admits manslaughter after killing guest over unpaid bill
"An Airbnb host has admitted killing a guest at his home near Melbourne, Australia, who could not afford to pay.
Jason Colton, 42, denies murder, but has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Ramis Jonuzi in October 2017.
A court heard two housemates held the 36-year-old man down, while Colton beat and strangled him for not paying the A$210 (£113, $149) he owed them."
I use Airbnb at least two to three weeks a month. Remind me to skip it if I ever go to Melbourne.
Perth is full of mad English and Seff Efrikans. No one except Americans (and some asians) drink iced tea. And you don’t sit on the porch. You would sit on the verandah. If you were silly. Sensible people stay inside under air con.Had an email from a friend in Perth yesterday advising that it was 39.5C and too hot to do anything other than drink ice tea all day on the porch.
And if everyone on the continent kept doing that, global warming would continue unabated.Perth is full of mad English and Seff Efrikans. No one except Americans (and some asians) drink iced tea. And you don’t sit on the porch. You would sit on the verandah. If you were silly. Sensible people stay inside under air con.
Last week it was up to 40C here, 24C overnight and bushfires just 80 kms away. We had our air con on 60 hours straight at home.
When I was young, we all believed that if the temperature cracked 40 degrees, school would be cancelled. Then it reached over 40c one day in late January or early February and nothing happened - we stayed at school and sweltered in our classrooms!40c in Perth was the magic number for outdoor workers (construction, mostly) to get the day off. In the days before air conditioning it also meant school classes were canceled and we went to the pool.
It's quite a good series that Absolute Mad Lads on Count Dankula's channel. Purple Aki was what I supposed was an urban myth back in the late 80s. Lots of stories about rugby players and weight lifters getting raped by Purple Aki who would spend his days travelling to rugby matches and visiting gyms in search of well built victims. Turns out it was true!
I was in a courtroom once with Chopper. He was in the dock, his girlfriend at the time was sitting near me. She put on a bit of show for him.