Monthly Archives: February 2012

29 February

This has nothing to do with the New Zealand diary. Apart from anything else, 1982 wasn’t a leap year. On the other hand, I couldn’t pass up the chance to write something on a day that only occurs once every … Continue reading

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28 February 1982

Sun Feb XXVIII Not a lot happened today. The Others went out in the afternoon. Karen returned from Camp. Lisa + Kevin won $1 ea), so miracles do happen! It wasn’t that much of a miracle really. I am sure … Continue reading

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27 February 1982

Sat Feb XXVII Cricket Cancelled again – Onehunga could not get up a team! Went for a swim p.m. Jigsaw nearly finished after 33 days. [MUM HAS THEN ADDED] Jigsaw is finished!!!!! Wouldn’t go to bed & Mum wrote it … Continue reading

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26 February 1982

Fri Feb XXVI Nice Hot day. Went for a* swim. Karen went to camp with the Rossgrove Wierdos. Played catch with dad. *The letter ‘a’ is the word ‘final’ with four of the letters carefully redacted Ah, the Rossgrove Weirdos. … Continue reading

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25 February 1982

Thur Feb XXV Surprise Cricket practice. Tony was supposed to tell Mum where I was but didn’t. I didn’t get in until 6.15 and so Mum was wetting herself! Batted for 1 hr and was out around 20x. Went to … Continue reading

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24 February 1982

Wed Feb XXIV Poured with rain nearly all day. Finaly ate the Ravioli I bought on Jan XVI. Really quite a dull day. Finished the 39 Steps short edition which was nothing like the film. I’ll take out 1 of … Continue reading

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23 February 1982

Tue Feb XXIII Poured with rain. ‘School Test’ cancelled. Ran up Mt. A. Nearly 1m faster (see Feb XV) in 25:26.4. Yes, I really was mad enough to go running in the rain. Well, you can’t restrict your training to … Continue reading

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22 February 1982

Mon Feb XXII Nets almost rained off. Batted like a loony. Only bowled 3 times today! Did Mrs P’s collection. One of the houses was Mr Douglas’! Kz H/W took 1 hr to find II clippings I remember doing two … Continue reading

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21 February 1982

Sun Feb XXI Mum and Dad took us to a PiPPS do at the Domain. Kite flying – Jacksons kite a dead loss! Went for a run after tea Home – Carrington Road – Mt A – Top Mt A … Continue reading

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20 February 1982

Sat Feb XX Cricket Cancelled – it poured with rain overnight – so borrowed the Parkes’ portable T.V. (portable? its got an 14″x12″ screen!) and watched the 1 day International (NZ 74 all out Aussies 75-2). Mum offered L+K $1 … Continue reading

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