Tag Archives: Mount Albert Grammar School

20 July 1982

Tue Jul XX Returned from the Bay of Islands. Waited ages for a taxi in Auckland. We saw the Wangarei Falls, Went on the replica of the ‘BOUNTY’, visited the Earth Satelite Station and a Greenstone factory. At Squash in … Continue reading

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16 July 1982

Fri Jul XVI Last day at MAGS. Its not been such a bad place really. Played Soccer Vs 4Long. Lost 1-0 to a last minute goad by Renil Sharma. Gashed my knee colliding with David Mitchell and had to miss … Continue reading

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14 July 1982

Wed Jul XIV Boring. Poured with rain most of the day. There’s not a lot you can say about a day where I couldn’t even be bothered to write the diary. Of course, one of the reasons for this is … Continue reading

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13 July 1982

Tue Jul XIII Back to school. Last week. Day of Dullness. Finally, after six long months, my final week of school in New Zealand had arrived. It is fair to say that I was not very engaged, as I kept … Continue reading

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5 July 1982

Mon Jul V Ws says we can’t have a late start tomorrow even though TVNZ are showing England-Spain As a child, you like decisions to be clear-cut. You want to either like the decision, or to hate it. You don’t … Continue reading

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3 July 1982

Sat Jul III Missed Brazil-Argentina because I didn’t wake up! Played last game for MAGS. BSC, SMO + TRB spoilt it. In the end I told BSC to shut up in a V. Loud Voice. So. my last ever game … Continue reading

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30 June 1982

Wed Jun XXX Watched England + West Germany draw 0-0. No soccer practice because Keith Nelson couldn’t come. Should get our money Back I suppose. The World Cup that year had a strange system which I don’t think was ever … Continue reading

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28 June 1982

Mon Jun XXVIII School Boring as usual. Had a breakfast in the dining room for only about the 2nd time since June 14! The New Zealand – Brazil game was actually the last in the first phase of the 1982 … Continue reading

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24 June 1982

Thur Juln XXIV Brazil beat N.Z 4-0. Don’t hold out much hope for my prediction of W.G. to win cup. Got extended time at school. I remember being very pleased that my prediction had come true, even though it meant … Continue reading

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19 June 1982

Sat Jun XIX Beat DILWORTH 4-0. Limped off at half time. Ice Skating with youth group. Then to Ollies, but I’m broke! This is another one of those entries which I am embarrassed about even now, this time because I … Continue reading

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