Monthly Archives: November 2009

>So I succumbed….

> …and bought an iPhone. Mrs jb mentions this to a friend. "What's an iPhone?" she asks. In exactly which timewarp do these people live? Are they aware that homo sapiens has discovered fire? And invented the wheel…?

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>Burning the midnight oil

> Qantas Economy cabin at night. Spooky…..

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>Brekkie @ Uncle Bill’s

> At $60, a tad expensive. That'd be $15 for brekkie and $45 for parking on street-sweeping day. Which is Tuesday, but that can't be today because I left Auckland on Tuesday pm, so it has to be Wednesday. Sodding … Continue reading

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>Wouldn’t have happened with a Mac

> Linux, neither

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>Instant patina

> 14th St in Manhattan Beach.I was standing there in gobsmacked mode when a young Flossie with an ankle-biter in the pushchair stopped and said “Grim, isn’t it? My Dad swore he saw the Pope on the balcony last week” … Continue reading

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>Always was a leg man….

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>Now, off you go kids, but BE CAREFUL….

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>Fish & chips

> No, not the eponymous Professor. The genuine article. Mapua wharf, with a pint of bitter from the Golden Bear Brewing Company. Does it get much better than this? (Hint: No)

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>Sunset in the Mapua channel.

> Just the thing to go with fish and chips. Eat your collective hearts out, all and sundry…

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>Motueka is not a one horse town

> I saw 2 today… This guy was being giving a talking to by the local fuzz for encroaching on the loading zone. “Didn’t give me a ticket” he says “Never does. Knows I don’t have any money. And LEGALLY, … Continue reading

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