Monthly Archives: January 2003

Windy picnic

Up at 6 and went for an early walk at 6:30. Very hot already but a nice wind when I got to the Power Boat Club. The usual OAPs and poodles all smiled and said g’day. They’re obviously getting used … Continue reading

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Dad’s birthday

Up at 6am. Rang Mirinda at 7:30 and talked for an hour. She was going to go home to the cottage tonight (her tonight) and would have got home at midnight to a cold and lonely house – not even … Continue reading

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Thongs and hot sand

Awake at 5am (wish I’d stop doing that!). Laid in bed for half an hour reading, which was nice. Rang Mirinda at 7:30. She sounded tired and miserable, which only makes me miss her more! Thank God for the phone…or … Continue reading

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The story of the filthy old man

Denise claimed I kept her awake all night with my snoring which I staunchly denied and will maintain my denials until someone can produce evidence in the form of a tape recording! Mum had to get Trace a cheque to … Continue reading

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A day at the beach

Woke up at 5:30am!! Fully refreshed. This morning mum went down to the baker to PICK UP the rolls for the party today. We didn’t bother whispering because dad told us he was awake. Mum told a funny breakfast story … Continue reading

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RAM required

And I slept for 10 hours. Mum was up at 6 because she had to go down to the baker to order the millions of rolls for tomorrow’s beach party. I was up at 6 because I’d slept long enough. … Continue reading

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Suspect handcream

Why is it that stewardesses almost always seem slightly irritated? I’m sure they’re not. Perhaps it’s a by-product of forever living in different time zones. Breakfast was a warm muffin, guava nectar and a coffee. Airlines seem to have changed … Continue reading

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Robyn Nevin on a plane

Three hours from Hong Kong (sounds like a song). Managed to catch a few hours of sleep. Having a seat beside me has helped a lot! Sausage, bacon and a strange egg thing, with a muffin for breakfast, that left … Continue reading

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Hellish Heathrow

Left work at 5:30pm and boarded the 6pm coach for the dreaded Terminal 4. Now, I thought Christmas was bad (see Tuscany Day 1) for the hordes but was only practice for tonight. I joined a queue at 7:10. It … Continue reading

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