Tag Archives: Easter

14 April 1982

Wed Apr XIV School. Did not a lot. Got soccer tomorrow despite Work Day. That was our Easter holiday! None of the fortnight off nonsense that you get in the UK. We got Good Friday, Easter Monday and the Tuesday … Continue reading

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11 April 1982

Sun Apr XI Easter Eggs. Went to feed the ducks at Motat. Had Thikey for lunch. Stayed up watching T.V. Till 10.15. Easter in New Zealand wasn’t very different to Easter in England, it seems. We went to a park … Continue reading

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9 April 1982

Fri Apr IX ‘Good’ friday, but mum in awfull mood. NZ Hot X Buns more spicy than U.K. Rained all day Of course Mum was in an awful mood. The prospect of an extended weekend with four excited children isn’t … Continue reading

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Girls’ Games Are Dangerous

When I was growing up, school sports were run on very clear gender lines. Boys played football (that’s ‘soccer’, for any Americans tuning in) and rugby during the winter and cricket in the summer. Girls played hockey and netball during … Continue reading

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