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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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4 April 1982

Sun Apr IV Spent most of today inside, ‘cos it poured with rain most of the time, so didn’t do much except read! I have mentioned before that I used to read a lot, and I would probably do so … Continue reading

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15 March 1982

Mon Mar XV Hit at everything in the nets, but apart from that not a lot to speak of I am not sure why, but the diary makes no mention at all of one of the enduring memories that I … Continue reading

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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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Casey Jones

I had clean forgotten about this television show until someone tweeted about it over the weekend and I thought I would jump in with my memory of it before I forgot about it all over again. The legend of Casey … Continue reading

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Back to School

I was never the sort of child who dreaded the end of the summer holidays. I don’t know why, because school was certainly never my favourite place to be. I think I regarded it as being just another thing that … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle

Yesterday morning I sat glued to my computer screen, watching NASA’s live feed of the last ever Space Shuttle landing. Needless to say, the computer crashed just as the Atlantis orbiter was about to land, but the whole experience took … Continue reading

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