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What We Did Next

After a night in London, we went back down to the south coast to spend some time with Nana and Grandad Bob – effectively ending our journey where it began. After a month with Gran and Grandad it only seemed … Continue reading

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2 August 1982

Mon Aug II The final hours. Mrs P was in fine form e.g. late as usual + Dr Scott couldn’t find the house. Not a great start. Then high winds and rain ment we set off 1/2 an hr late. … Continue reading

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1 August 1982

Sun Aug I Last day in N.Z. Mass clear-up. Rang Vince. He found out there was no Tues flight, so we’ll miss each other. Had fish + chips for tea. Went to the Rocket park. Ke got filthy playing football. … Continue reading

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27 July 1982

Tue Jul XXVII Last Tuesday in N.Z. Went on a ferry to Devonport. When we got there we found that ARA buses didn’t go there, so we had to go to Takapuna to catch one back to Auckland. Couldn’t find … Continue reading

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21 July 1982

Wed Jul XXI Rained nearly all day when Mum wanted to wash all our stuff ready for Tauranga One day back in Auckland and we were going off on our travels again, this time to visit Dad’s aunt and uncle … Continue reading

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18 July 1982

Sun Jul XVIII Went on a boat trip ’round the Islands. The Twits didn’t give us any lunch. Afterwards we went to Russell. On the trip we took some mail to a family who have a goat called ‘FLYMO’! I … Continue reading

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17 July 1982

Sat Jul XVII Went to Bay of Islands. Bought a ‘Muldoon Buck’ on the way. Saw Kelly Tarlton’s Shipwreck Museum on the ship ‘Tui’. Then we went to the Waitangi Treaty house and Maori meeting house and Van Canoe. We … Continue reading

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