The one with the Tooth Fairy.
I found the today when I was looking for something else. It’s a note from my daughter from many years ago to the Tooth Fairy about a tooth that had … Continue reading →
Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #10
Took the camera on the stroll around the point at Mataragi. It was low tide and it’s somewhat more accessible. It’s getting more popular too which isn’t a bad thing. … Continue reading →
Stunned into a mumbled mess.
I’ve been a “Manager” of people for a few years. On reflection a lot of people. Some days it’s like herding cats. If you manage people you’ll get what I … Continue reading →
Getting it right, beer and me, the brewery called…..
Back in June, just after my birthday, I had a most unrewarding beer experience. This was the Funk Estate – “Oh Lordy! And being as how beer makes you brave … Continue reading →
A Letter to Murray McCully – he replies
The reply to my original letter is posted here as a PDF MurraryMcCully or as a picture below, This is a response to a letter I wrote to my MP, who had … Continue reading →
The one with the budget
It’s only in the last couple of years that I’ve had my own personal bank account. Since before being married MrsPdubyah and Me have had a joint bank account. Everything we … Continue reading →
Green Party launches major housing initiatives – I have some questions
Having being raised in a council house in London I have a lot of empathy for the need for state housing. I lived in a 3 bedroom terrace house with … Continue reading →
January started with a hiss and a roar
It seems that January has started with a hiss and roar. New Years day morning (just after midnight) the Father taxi to recover Daughter from the Police Station where she is … Continue reading →
Happy Families – yes you’ve left home but…..
MrsPdubyah and me, well we’re a nuclear family, 2 adults, 2 children, cat, or more correctly now 4 adults and cat. Even more correctly 3 adults at home and one … Continue reading →
Unhappy Families – at least you can pick your friends – part the third.
I make no apology for the airing of dirty laundry and tawdry family behaviour in what follows. I’m as amazed and amused as you might be; The cast, a family … Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
On Dreams of Winning Lotto
I was thinking, which in and of itself is dangerous, at least this time there was nothing mechanical between my thoughts and failure. But what if you won a bundle … Continue reading →
No Bain – No Gain – Joe Karam claimed a total of $272,822 in legal aid – now wants a share of David Bain’s compo
Beyond the HuttRiver – New Zealand today..: Joe Karam claimed a total of $272,822 in legal aid – now wants a share of David Bain’s compo… I repost this here fully … Continue reading →
Growing up and letting go – sporting your life vicariously
At 17 it’s come down to a battle of wills. Miss does not want to play club hockey this year. We already agreed that the representative competitions weren’t going to be a feature, it still seems … Continue reading →
Mojo Mathers – Moments of Madness
Nobody that I know of is denying that Mojo Mathers should be able to participate fully in a role as MP, which means that she has a special and specific need, not currently funded or provided for by Parlimentary Services. To me its not a big deal. There is taxpayer funding provided to all parties for MP support, taxpayer funding that they, the MP’s have variously voted for and increased over the years.
Nobody should compare deafness to mobility disability, wheelchair access is provisioned for and is included in the legal requirements for buildings. Deafness and Wheelchair not the same. Not close.
Trying Teen Times – the grown up one – Part the Sixth – A New Car
Well we found a car, a very low mileage two owner Mazda Astina 1994 – which makes it only slightly younger that the #Boychild, and so we brought it. It comes as … Continue reading →
Trying Teen Times – the grown up one – Part the Fifth – Cars
A couple of years ago #Boychild wanted a car, and we made him save his hard-earned cash for one. It was only a ‘bomb’, and was never going to last … Continue reading →
Death becomes you
Incarceration of the adjudged guilty with the knowledge that they have any number of years waiting for sentence to be carried out seems a cruel and unusual punishment in and of itself. Leaving aside the fact that state sponsored execution is the sentence.