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Fever Pitch

Tomorrow night the All Blacks play the Springboks at Eden Park. EP is to NZ what fortress Loftus is to the Bulls. The ABs have won their previous 30 encounters at EP and the last time the Springboks won there … Continue reading

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“Buddy can you spare a dime?”

Fund raising is very much part of our lives right now. Et is going on a Scouts Jamboree in January, This is a BIG DEAL in the life of a scout because it only happens every three years which means … Continue reading

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These foots are made for walking

As I am sure none of you know, today is the Queen’s birthday – actually not. Her real birthday is around April but each of the loyal colonies celebrates the day on a convenient day with a public holiday – … Continue reading

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A life in ticket stubs

Lots has happened since the last episode. We have moved in. This means we are no longer outside. It does not mean we are unpacked – that may never happen. But we are settled. We have unpacked as much as … Continue reading

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Hattaway Cottage or not

We have FINALLY bought a house. After two years of hunting I feel like a rodent who has given birth to an ostrich. We have spent MANY weekends looking through at least 756,870,324 houses, studying floor plans, learning about the … Continue reading

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Better never than late?

    It has been eight months since my last post which is (in Social Media terms) about as long as they took to build the pyramids. I have accumulated so many interesting bits of information that the task of … Continue reading

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Travels with my voice

We all have a little voice that screams at us when we are about to do something stupid. Mine has been a loyal companion for all these years. Loyal because I frequently ignore it, ¬†yet without any hurt feelings it … Continue reading

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