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4am and the clock goes tick-tick-tick Musings

4am is a weird time, and I’ve already covered a few things that keep me occupied at that time of the morning , or this. Things like why flying is … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

On the Occasion of the 25th Wedding Anniversary

Eventually we were going to get there, MrsPdubyah and me. 5th November 1988, Paeroa Presbyterian Church. A date I chose, it’s a long story and I’ll scan some photo’s and … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

The one that’s all about me.

I’m actually being a bit lazy. I didn’t start out thinking I’d post a blog only  about beer, and beer, I had this grand plan to write about other things … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

The less of me for May

The less of me for May- A moth where it ended in abruptly and in tragedy 8Runs – that’s half of what I expected 42.06 kms kms in total 5.2kms … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek – Into the darkness – oh dear.

Star Trek – Into the darkness I just saw the movie. There are a few things that I have questions about. Underwater ? Can fly in an atmosphere? ‘short’ distance … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paleo Diet – The Flaws Of The ‘Caveman’ Diet

I read this and it makes more sense than the fad diet. Living like cave men, or at least eating like them, is being hailed by some as an ideal … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Letter to Murray McCully

I expect a form letter asnwer.   Mr.McCully, I understand that you’re voted in for your opinions and preferences, but I can’t let it pass without comment that you changed … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Robbie Williams – ‘Take the Crown’ takes the cake

Tragically today for my exercise companion  I listened to the latest Robbie Williams CD –  Take the Crown. Take the biscuit more like. It’s a set of 3 -6 word … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

When Sci-Fi loses the plot – Revolution

Revolution – our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working…..  15 years later, life is back to what it once was long … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Two Funerals and a wondering

To be honest it’s been a few funerals,  but specifically I’m thrown off by axis by one of which was this week, the other from 1988. This week the funeral … Continue reading

October 5, 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

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

June 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

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

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