Tag Archives: Mount Albert Grammar School

18 June 1982

Fri Jun XVIII Soccer meeting big mess. First DJB’s in the team, then he’s not. BSC has to tell him the bad news. Karen goes on RTS camp. I was deeply involved in the shambles of a team meeting, although … Continue reading

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17 June 1982

Thur Jun XVII Nothing special. Voss isn’t well enough to go to school but still turns up for Soccer. Seems Fishy! Alex Voss was the smallest boy in our class and one of the few that I spent any amount … Continue reading

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16 June 1982

Wed Jun XVI First coaching session with KEITH NELSON. Not too strenuous. When I pick up my rucksack my glasses are broken. Late start because of NZ – Scotland. This was the first time that New Zealand had reached the … Continue reading

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15 June 1982

Tues Jan XV News over radio – Argentina surenduring over Falklands. I wonder if they were waiting to lose in the world cup? Soccer practice. BSC + SMO really get on my nerves. I feel that I ought to be … Continue reading

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12 June 1982

Sat Jun XII Beat Lynfield 8-0, Got on but didn’t score. Table Tennis. Took over the microphone after Murray Thatcher knocked me out of comp. Announcements got sillier and sillier as evening wore on. Finnished with a visit to Ollies … Continue reading

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11 June 1982

Fri Jun XI Bust-up with Lockwood over Soccer meeting – he reckons I should spend Fri interval in Lib. I think I should go to meetings. Funnily enough, although I remember this argument taking place, I don’t really remember Lockwood … Continue reading

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10 June 1982

Thur Jun X Soccer Practice – Beat U14’s 3-0. Tuesday practices have been good, it got to the stage where all everyone turned up for on Thursday was the game. There aren’t many entries in the diary which puzzle me, … Continue reading

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9 June 1982

Wed Jun IX Reports! Mine wasn’t too bad – all good bar German! Do kids still get school reports nowadays? Do they have the fearful walk home carrying the sealed envelope containing each teacher’s assessment of your hard (or not … Continue reading

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8 June 1982

Tue Jun VIII Back to school. On rolls so didn’t do much work. Skipped soccer practice – too tired. Some explanation is called for here. If you are used to the UK education system you will know that schools have … Continue reading

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4 June 1982

Fri Jun IV Old Boys view school Pd. V. in prelude to Diamond Jubilee. Pours with rain. Camp start delayed to 10am Tomorrow. Meeting at Chapel, then to Sheelaghs to watch ‘Zardoz;, which wasn’t a very good storyline, but worth … Continue reading

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