A life just as ordinary

Just like you, but different

The One with the Podcasts

I have a 30 minute each way commute and took to listening to podcasts over radio a while ago. I have some favourites that I’ve listened to over a long … Continue reading

September 22, 2018 · 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

Who you going to call? – Ghost Hunters (of Auckland)

My eyebrows litterally moved when I saw this article. The link is here : Mystery at the asylum It starts badly for them ‘Hunted Auckland”…….. “With a rise in reports of … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

The less of me – the more I write the less I am

Well. Today I stood ont he scales. at 88.0kg or 194lbs, or 13 Stone 12lbs, all those things work. Which is a long way from 105Kg, 231lbs, or 16 1/2 … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

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 – #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

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

The Spin Bike, the Garage and the Knee

Spent a couple of hours rearranging the garage. This so ‘we’ could install the newly purchased  Spin Bike into a place we can use it. The garage door has developed an … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

The World Tour of Taupo – The Romantic Getaway

Surprisingly I’ve been married 25 years. To celebrate this milestone MrsPdubyah and me took off for a couple of days holiday. We chose Taupo. More correctly I was told we … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Less of me for April

The less of me for April – A moth where I had to push on 16 Runs 94.14kms in total 5.8kms average per walk-out Fastest 5km improves all the time … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Gentleman’s Fishing Club Summer 2012

The SeaHorse Kontiki got a work out today. This is the Electric powered Long Line Setting device. Allows you to set upto 25 baited hooks from the comfort of the … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Big Night In!

It’s the festive season, when workplace parties begin to kick in, and tonight I find myself with the prospect of being home alone.  MrsPdubyah is off the “Foodstore” down on … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

The less of me – revisited

I started with the good intention, in June, the walking, for the weight loss, the general fitness, the sense of wellbeing and accomplishment , and all the good things that … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chores for Peace….

I’m on a roll with the chores today, and you know how chores can be the mundane. So in no particular order (but actually the order I did them in); … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Who you going to call? – Ghostbusters (of Auckland)

There is a new “professional” team of Ghost Hunters in Auckland. They had a live tweeting of an “emergency” investigation on the 5th February, at night of course. Anyway I … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Gentleman’s Fishing Club

What you need, and all you need  is; A Seahorse KonTiki unit, complete with the electric winch. Some bait A beach A couple of hours Optional Beverage The idea of one … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

More than my jobsworth

I’ve always been a fan of encouraging people to know as much about their particular job as possible. Firstly to get them to understand what they are doing, and what … Continue reading

April 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

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