Monthly Archives: March 2009

>"You seem a little agitated…."

> …said Mr Homeland Security. Agitated? Of course I’m bloody agitated. I’ve checked in in Los Angeles, taken my bags to the TSA screening point, been shouted at because I’ve followed the signs to the (non-existent) screening point for Lufthansa … Continue reading

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>My life is @*%#ed without you

> The nice lady on the kiddies’ program on the German equivalent of National Public Radio plays it and translates it as “Mein Leben ohne Dich ist nicht so schön – Life isn’t that nice without you “. This place … Continue reading

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>Phantom of the (not so comic) Opera

> This would be good for a slapstick comedy if it wasn’t so serious. Germany’s police forces have been hunting down someone who murdered a policewoman in Heilbronn and tried to murder her partner. They picked up some DNA from … Continue reading

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>Now, doesn’t this take you back…

> Savoury mince on toast is a New Zealand icon. You take some chopped onions, fry them in the pan, add some minced meat, add some gravy and bubble away until it’s cooked, whack it on some toast and place … Continue reading

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>I’m very sorry…..

> …but you’ve used up too much internet.” Staying at a motel in Richmind that offers WiFi. Good. 10 MB for free and a pittance per MB on top of that. There for 4 days, check the mails each day, … Continue reading

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>Good while it lasted

> See what I mean? I didn’t bother……

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>A ray of hope

> If I were to live in New Zealand, I’d be writing letters to the editor AT LEAST once a day. “Disgruntled in Mapua” or something similarly appropriate. I don’t (live there), but I do (write letters to the editor) … Continue reading

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>"x" marks the spot….

> Big globetrotter that I am, once upon a time I was in Kuantan. The guy who ran the hotel said “That’s good – I can actually understand you” Eh? “Yeah” he said “We had another New Zealander staying here … Continue reading

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>Please, Miss…..

> we have to go to the toilet…

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>Heating up….

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