Tag Archives: Birthday

13 June 1982

Sun Jun XIII Grandad’s Birthday. Dull Day. L + Ke being really awfull Gran and Grandad hadn’t arrived in New Zealand yet, but I felt the need to mark Grandad’s birthday – which would have been his 70th – because … Continue reading

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17 May 1982

Mon May XVII Gran rang up at 6.20. Guess who got out of bed! Went to the library at Mt A Nowadays, it wouldn’t shock me too much if the phone began ringing at twenty past six in the morning. … Continue reading

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16 May 1982

Sun May XVI Lisa’s birthday. Up at 7.20 – not too bad I suppose. Everyone knows that teenagers like to sleep. I never thought that I was particularly like that until I came across this particular entry. Either I was … Continue reading

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15 May 1982

Sat May XV PARTY – aargg!!!! Stayed in my room watching Sport on One There are upsides and downsides to having two sisters. One of the downsides is that birthdays tend to result in your house being filled with – … Continue reading

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8 March 1982

Mon Mar VIII Dads Birthday, but nothing else special. Had a bit of a set-to with mum and dad. Oh boy, is that putting it mildly. Of all of the things that I knew I would have to expand upon … Continue reading

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6 March 1982

Sat Mar VI Hooray! I actually played cricket, but I didn’t bat or bowl, so I’m still pretty cheesed off with Bn and Alistair Peak, but we still won. Dads birthday tea, ‘cos he’ll be late on Mon. Had a … Continue reading

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A New Year Mistake

I have never been one for huge New Year celebrations. The whole going out and getting drunk thing has never appealed to me. I can trace the roots of this back to one New Year’s Eve from before I was … Continue reading

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Primula Cheese Spread Tried To Kill My Girlfriend

Let me take you back to 1994 and my brother Kevin’s 18th birthday party. It was a day that was memorable for many reasons. For example, if anyone wants to start banging on about climate change and global warming, I … Continue reading

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Kevin

Sometimes an entry for this site is so easy to compose, it is as if it writes itself. Some are less simple and every now and then one comes along which is really, really hard to write. Often that is … Continue reading

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The Funeral Party

I mentioned last week that the death of my grandmother had set off a chain of events which ultimately led to me meeting Caroline. It all began with her funeral… Helen always had (may still have, too) a slightly unusual … Continue reading

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