Monthly Archives: January 2008

Postman Pat

Yesterday I received a parcel sent with NZ Post that didn’t require a signature on delivery. No-one was home when the courier driver delivered it. So, rather than just dumping the parcel on top of our letterbox, the postie left … Continue reading

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Climbing Mt Doom (aka Ngauruhoe)

“Don’t go up Mt Doom, it’s called Mt Doom for a reason” — overheard from tourist bus driver at the Mangatepopo Car Park. We made the most of the long weekend (Auckland anniversary), and took a break from the house … Continue reading

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Last weekend we went to Plant Barn to redeem some gardening vouchers I had been given for my birthday. (Now, given that for the past few months we have declared chemical warfare on our section, and are nearly ready to … Continue reading

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How To: Terminate a Rat

It was a dark, rainy week night, and I had already gone to bed. Alas my slumber was short-lived as Brian informed me of a rat hanging out behind our oven. This required immediate action. It was bad enough that … Continue reading

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First Post!

Welcome to the world of web 2.0, Michelle.

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