A life just as ordinary

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Milestones

699 unique and different beers. 698 selfies, because for #26 I was shy. I’ve even posted them on Pinterest, because that seemed like a good idea at the time, where you … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Another big movie night in

The Second big night in for films then Get Carter – 1971 – Michael Caine as Jack Carter in a stark portal of 70’s northern living. Tried to portray a … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The big movie night in

A triple header – Original film night. Vanishing Point Duel Two Lane Blacktop For no reason other than I have memories of enjoying these films from al on time ago … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Science Fiction Friction

I’ve had occasion to watch some tv and the odd film and have some thoughts about what I’ve been watching. and no particular order I’m just going to put it … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Out and About – 16Tun – Auckland Viaduct

16 TUN is a craft beer bar in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. It has a choice from 19 tap crafted beers  all from independent brewers, from all over the country.  Just this country. Nineteen … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

4:07 am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings on JFK

For no reason at all I’ve found myself watching youtube clips of varying length, quality and content with regard to the well documented assassination of a John F. Kennedy, President. … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 4 Comments

The one with the ‘award’

Award, pronounced awkward. – Welcome to the the “Very inspiring Blogger Award” I’m pleased people visit my musings and ramblings, and I enjoy the feedback and interactions I have on … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Restaurant Critic #6 – The Foodstore – Auckland Viaduct

Occasionally I get the opportunity to be taken out to dinner, for work purposes. Happened that this happened on Tuesday this week.  We’de been sitting in the SkySport bar Grill … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Honda Accord NT – a quick drive around the block

Those nice people at Honda New Zealand can’t help themselves, they keep calling and asking if I want to drive their new cars. This time it was for the Honda … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Less of Me, December 2012 edition

13 runs for exactly 69 kilometres, I have no idea how it got the be an exact number but the OCD in me thinks this is a great success. Weight … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #9

I write this the day after the day before. Yesterday, the weather was average, cold and a bit showery.  But I was made to go for some exercise with MrsPdubyah, … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #8

The New Years Eve edition, that was. The new thing is fireworks we discovered at variously 11:58, 11:59, midnight, 12:01 and all the way through to 12:20. Extremely loud fireworks. … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #7

It’s still really nice here, weather is behaving itself by and large.  To be honest I don’t know how I haven’t got a tan going on, it’s been mostly sunny. … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #6

Well here we are then. At the beach house. this is the view, well this is the view when you hold the camera up a bit higher than eye-line, but … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Getting from A to B

Now there’s a thing. In a calendar year I managed by one way or another to achieve over 700km of exercise. Couple of off months when injury and inclement weather … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Critic #4 – Flavours of India – Browns Bay

Well what an eye opener this was when we first came here. We’d been used to having Indian food take-away and Dine-in from Chand in Mairangi Bay , where the service … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer- #259 – Shepherd Neame – Brilliant Ale

So what better way to celebrate a #NZSecretSanta gift of a beer glass than have a beer ? Brilliant Ale – Brewed by Shepherd Neame in the Style of a … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beach Life – Summer 2013 – #1

I’m lucky enough for there to be a beach house in the family trust that I get to visit frequently. The parents are there a lot, almost permanently in the summer … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

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