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The Fleece Machine – Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families – wait there’s more !

“I only want to help: Psychic to sceptics“ Says the headline today. A celebrity psychic who wants to get in touch with earthquake and Pike River coalmine victims from beyond … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Families, the one with the lost photographs #2

I found some more recent pictures, some of me as a fine young man, and they are presented here for your amusement.

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Fleece Machine – Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families

This made me a bit angry today  – ” Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families ” via Spiritual medium to meet with Pike River families – National – … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Comedy Gold – Quackery knocked down – Advertiser hits back at complaint

This today from the New Zealand Herald News Advertiser hits back at complaint – National – NZ Herald News. “An advertiser who claimed its Mineral Mud Treatment would prevent hip and … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Drama of Home Theatre….

  I also learnt today that Home Theatre is something I no longer grasp. Although I’ve yet to be convinced that a $20 HDMI cable is worse than a $90 … Continue reading

August 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Faith, Same sex marriage, and Children.

New Zealand is on track to remove barriers to same sex marriages. We have Civil Union legislation, but this is a sort of half-way house thing. Removing an arbitrary sex … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Supporting Local – the one where it costs us more

We’re encouraged to support Kiwi made, and to be proud of our Kiwiness. But this week, and added to a story of last year, it seems that we might just be … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

The facination of the media for Redemption

re·demp·tion: An act of redeeming or the state of being redeemed. Deliverance; rescue. Theology. deliverance from sin; salvation. Atonement for guilt. Repurchase, as of something sold One of the online … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

As I get older – the one with the Baker’s Cyst

Baker’s cyst? You’re not a Baker. Dur. Baker’s Cyst then, basically an inflammation of the soft back-side of the knee, that means that you have incredible pain in the knee … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

As I get older I get different – the birthday gift from Holden – the update

Holden in Australia rang me today, well a spokesperson did, to talk about my 2009 Holden Cruze, someone in their PR department, who knows, I didn’t write his name down. … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

As I get older I get different – the birthday gift from Holden

Today is my birthday, it should be a day to smile and indulge. Last year we went to Queenstown for a visit, this year on the weekend we went to … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

As I get older I get different – #4 -the motivational

I’ve got a confession. I’m lazy. It’s not a medical condition it’s just laziness. I’ve got another confession. I’m greedy. I wish that was a medical condition then I’d be … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends – it continues.

I was all “Woe is me” recently, it’d been about 15 months since the mother died, and coming from a widely dispersed family settling the estate was proving a problem. … Continue reading

May 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Growing up – the one with the frustration.

I care about my children a lot, and whilst by no means the best parent I think that between me and MrsPubyah we did an okay job. Currently #1 son … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

When stupid talks you get this “Mila The Elephant ‘Had Motive'”

Well Tony and Robin, neither of them noted Elephant Handlers brought Mila, for reasons of their own, and it seems never to be mentioned, when she was 5 years old, imported her from Hawaii, and sent her to work in a traveling circus..

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Some Questions for the Whangarei daycare

I have two views on these stories : Daycare ‘bullies’ for kicking out HIV boy – National – NZ Herald News.  and  HIV boy childcare ban a human rights issue … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Slightly Angry and confused

This I imagne would be all too common a communication from the Police; I’m contacting you in regards to the burgalry (sic)  that occurred at your house approximately 3 weeks ago. The Police have … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends.

My mother died just over a year ago March 2011, and despite her age suddenly, and without a will. I’m from what would now be considered a large family of 8 children … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Growing up – the one about finding a job

It’s not easy finding a job at the moment and #boychild is finding this out first hand. Having passed some A levels (he’s fairly bright) and deciding that further education didn’t appeal … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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