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Lettered Times

It may or may not surprise you to know that I have on occasion written to magazines and newspapers other than Smash Hits. I am probably proudest of having had a letter accidentally published in Private Eye. It was only … Continue reading

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Not a Lot of People Know That

There are a few things about my life that I tend to keep quiet about. This is one of them. Although I have always admitted that there are things that are never going to be mentioned on here – either … Continue reading

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31 July 1982

Sat Jul XXXI Last day of July. Did another charity collection with Mrs P. Not a good response for the Crippled Children. The others went out so I went to rugby. OTAHUHU beat NORTH SHORE 26-16 and GRAMMER beat UNIVERSITY … Continue reading

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6 May 1982

Thur May VI Old boys day. Watched the 1st Soccer XI get wasted  by the old boys 5-2, but it poured with rain. Mum and Dad’s wedding anniversary. MAGS was the only school I attended which had an Old Boys … Continue reading

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25 March 1982

Thur Mar XXV Soccer – Beat the U14’s 2-1. Failure – I didn’t score. Hurt my back at some stage in the proceedings A rare sighting of my competitive nature here. I think it is natural not to like losing, … Continue reading

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10 March 1982

Wed Mar X Nothing much today. Winter Sporst sorted out at MAGS. ‘Jupiter effect’ day I remember thinking that this was all a bit weird. We had barely been back at school for six weeks, we were still playing cricket … Continue reading

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30 January 1982

Sat Jan XXX Morning spent shopping. P.m. Went swimming for the last time*. Went to Mt. Eden (dead Volcano), with Parkes’. Climbed down into crater and got Mr Robinsons rock samples. Then to One Tree Hill. There were three trees … Continue reading

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