All done for another year

December 28, 2011

The annual Allison family Christmas gathering/BBQ/circus went off without a hitch and just a wee spot of sunburn. And one mosquito bite.

It was hot enough on Christmas Day but even hotter on Boxing Day at our little home away from home, aka Club Mat(aura).

rat1242900072 The fan was working overtime trying to cool things down and one of the worst things about using a generator for power is when you turn the thing off there’s no fan.

I suspect our clumsy possum friend who fell off the roof last summer was back because there was something banging around on the roof through the night. Either that or the rat we sometimes see swimming across the river got some hobnail boots for Christmas.


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Jillian "George" Allison-Aitken

I live in the deep south of New Zealand, where smelly dairy cows are taking over from sheep in the livestock stakes. My hometown is the small but perfectly formed city of Invercargill, which is also the hometown of the original boy racer, Burt Munro. Find out more about me here.


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