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31 January 1982

Sun Jan XXXI Morning spent reading. Afternoon went for a run Home-Mt A-Park-Shops-Home. Did it in 16:58.3! Went for a walk with Parkes’. Fred + Les lent us a T.V. which did not work. Some friends of the Jacksons Mr … Continue reading

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30 January 1982

Sat Jan XXX Morning spent shopping. P.m. Went swimming for the last time*. Went to Mt. Eden (dead Volcano), with Parkes’. Climbed down into crater and got Mr Robinsons rock samples. Then to One Tree Hill. There were three trees … Continue reading

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29 January 1982

Fri Jan XXIX Spent most of today in Auck. Shopping, but came home in time to have a long swim. Then into M. A. for more shopping. Trains = 25 Shopping could be strange at times. Although ahead of the … Continue reading

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28 January 1982

Thu Jan XXVIII am Babysitting for Parkes’. Matthew woke up. New Zealand play 7 matches in May according to 1ZB. Read Annapurna South Face all day. Came second in Monopoly this evening. Had a shower. Trains = 23 The excitement … Continue reading

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27 January 1982

Wed Jan XXVII Layed about. Went swimming twice. 2nd time played ball with the students looking after the pool. Got chips and steak for tea. More chips and delicious pineapple fritters from the chip shop. Bed at 10.30 Trains = … Continue reading

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26 January 1982

Tue Jan XXVI Visited my new school MOUNT ALBERT GRAMMER. Its an old building. Saw Mr Douglas, the Ex-Dean. He told us about the school. Seems a nice place! Went swimming. Went with Mum to get some more uniform. Got … Continue reading

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25 January 1982

Mon Jan XXV Went to the library. Got out Six Books. Mum and Dad Bought Karen and I 2 Jigsaws and Lisa + Kevin one each. Went to the pool with the Parkes’. Met Fred + Les Next Door I … Continue reading

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24 January 1982

Sun Jan XIV Lisa + Kevin are being bloody pains with their non-stop nagging – Lisa especially. Lisa put sand in Rabbits’ milk and ‘Jellymeat’! Looks like this was the point where the cabin fever caused by over three weeks … Continue reading

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Casey Jones

I had clean forgotten about this television show until someone tweeted about it over the weekend and I thought I would jump in with my memory of it before I forgot about it all over again. The legend of Casey … Continue reading

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23 January 1982

Sat Jan XXIII Dull Day. Went Swimming A.M. Played Monopoly and came 3rd. Lisa won! Poured with rain. Every time I re-read this I don’t quite understand why I would have gone swimming in an open air pool if it … Continue reading

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