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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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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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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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21 January 1982

Thur Jan XXI Went to the library by the St Lukes Shopping Centre. Did some shopping. Had Lunch at McDonald’s P.m. Went swimming. The truly alarming element of this story is the very scant mention of what must have been … Continue reading

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19 January 1982

Tues Jan XIX Went swimming at the school down the road. Went to the beach with the Parkes’ and cut my feet and hands badly. The school down the road was actually the one that Lisa and Kevin would attend. … Continue reading

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10 January1982

Sunday Jan X Lisa + Kevin nearly came to blows in bed today. Dressed up for Breakfast – me Scots Lady! Had a large lunch. Had a bath. Lost Scrabble by 9pts to Nana. Nana’s house was a large bungalow. … Continue reading

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9 January 1982

Saturday Jan IX Very Cold Last Night. Lisa + Kevin Very Grotty, especially Lisa. Karen + I Stayed up Late playing games + being rude! You’ll notice the somewhat random capitalisation. I’m transcribing these entries as faithfully as I can, … Continue reading

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Lisa

Both of my sisters have birthdays this week. As a family, we long ago decided against giving one another birthday presents. Well, I say ‘decided’, what I really mean is that I told them I wasn’t doing birthday and Christmas … Continue reading

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A Scottish Do

The big event of the first May that Helen and I were together was a family wedding. For many of the family, this was going to be the first occasion upon which they had met Helen. More importantly, it was … Continue reading

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Rude Kid

Having reached the age where I have friends whose children are becoming teenagers, I have started to realise just how obnoxious I was in my younger days. I this respect I don’t claim to be in any way different to … Continue reading

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