Category Archives: Food

Ms Jackson

This isn’t really a ‘musical memory’ post as such. I was listening to The Music Machine on Friday night and they played this song. That is, as the caption says, Australian band The Vines covering Outkast’s song Ms Jackson. Hearing … Continue reading

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4 August 1982

Wed Aug IV Did some shopping. Had lunch at McD’s. P.m. went on a coach trip to the JURONG BIRD PARK I love the fact that we took the safe catering option for lunch. I’m still highly embarrassed, though, that … Continue reading

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3 August 1982

Tue Aug III Went shopping. Dad bought me a boxing game for S$27. Went on a city tour in the afternoon. I still have the boxing game somewhere. It is a basic calculator with a one-player game mode. There are … Continue reading

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30 July 1982

Fri Jul XXX Stayed in bed until 9.30. Went to Hamilton with the others + had lunch at McD’s again. Lunch consisted of My Big Mac, chips, Choc. Milk Shake and Caramel Sundae, 1/2 of Karens Chips, Lisa’s Ice Cream … Continue reading

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27 July 1982

Tue Jul XXVII Last Tuesday in N.Z. Went on a ferry to Devonport. When we got there we found that ARA buses didn’t go there, so we had to go to Takapuna to catch one back to Auckland. Couldn’t find … Continue reading

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18 July 1982

Sun Jul XVIII Went on a boat trip ’round the Islands. The Twits didn’t give us any lunch. Afterwards we went to Russell. On the trip we took some mail to a family who have a goat called ‘FLYMO’! I … Continue reading

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15 July 1982

Thur Jul XV Grant came to tea. Had Pizza, B. Potatoe’s, A. Pie + Cake. Karen had Raewyn round too. Taught Grant to play Subbuteo and won 4-0. I even missed a penalty! at last got to see the final … Continue reading

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12 July 1982

Mon Jul XII World Cup final. Italy beat W. Germany 3-1 to win for 3rd Time. Went to McDonalds in New Lynn to have lunch. Had a Big Mac. I have seen every World Cup final since 1978 and this … Continue reading

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1 July 1982

Thur Jun Jul I Last month in N.Z. Soccer practice held on Tennis courts again. Dad returned p.m. just after [illegible] returned from chip shop – what timing This post is, in it’s own small way, unique, in that it … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee

Following on from last week’s post about the Silver Jubilee, a much more recent memory, from almost exactly ten years ago. In most people’s minds, the Golden Jubilee is memorable for only one thing, this piece of ridiculous posturing. That … Continue reading

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