Monthly Archives: March 2012

Its Not My Fault!

Two of my favourite people are getting married today, and apparently I am to blame. I’m not, of course. In fact, it is all Rob Smyth’s fault. Smyth, in case you didn’t know, is a sportswriter and the star of … Continue reading

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31 March 1982

Wed Mar XXXI Went for a job at foodtown, but the *** manager wouldn’t even see me Foodtown was the supermarket at the St Luke’s shopping centre. My parents had been nagging and nagging at me to get a job. … Continue reading

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30 March 1982

Tue Mar XXX Nothing at all. Mum spent $125 on shopping I am not sure what made me so concerned about the shopping bill. NZ$125 equated to around about £50 if I recall the exchange rate correctly. Fifty pounds to … Continue reading

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29 March 1982

Mon Mar XXIX Bn didn’t turn up so no nets. n.s. I mentioned before that Mr Bean was a bit unreliable. You can sense from the brevity of this post that I wasn’t overly disappointed at his absence. After all, … Continue reading

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28 March 1982

Sun Mar XXVIII Went to the Maindonalds and played Poleconomy and their Space Invaders Calculator. Kr returned – boo’s Poleconomy is/was a New Zealand version of Monopoly. Unfortunately it fell into what I discovered was a classic New Zealand trait … Continue reading

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27 March 1982

Sat Mar XXVII Round the Bays. I actually beat Dad! It was packed. I had to walk for 3 mins before I crossed the start line. Did the run in 67 mins 30 secs. Went to the house of a … Continue reading

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26 March 1982

Fri Mar XXVI N.S. Still not heard more about ‘A DOLLS HOUSE‘ A doll’s house? Have I mentioned this before? No, I haven’t. I told you there were some gaps in this diary! I am referring, of course, to the … Continue reading

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