Category: Just me

Posts about me, my family and friends (yes I have some), Seymour the Wonder Cat and his not-so-trusty sidekick Norman the Newbie Cat and life in general, both online and offline

The dicky ticker: update

The latest update on my dicky ticker. Had a shockingly good result yesterday … my cardiologist is very happy with my progress. So happy, in fact, she wants to hold off for six months, do another ECG and then decide…


Mysterious Monday

It’s always good to learn something on a Monday, so if you’ve ever wondered about the inner workings of your locks … here’s the answer. I’m perpetually perplexed by the fact that our front door has two locks and I…


Cab # 202: you rock

Just to prove that I’m not ALWAYS in a pissed off mood, I recommend Invercargill Taxis, cab # 202. Why? Well, we were at Farmers on the Saturday before Christmas and it was chaos. We were leaving the car park…


Merry Christmas!

The big day is here and we are about to embark on a gift liberation mission, freeing the many lumpy but brightly wrapped offerings under the tree from their red and green confines. Unlike last year, we managed to make…


The traveller returns

Our wee trip away was relaxing and reasonably quiet: a few days in the capital, followed by a couple of days in Dunedin, including a visit to the cardiologist. It’s now confirmed that aside from the dilated cardiomyopathy, I also…


… was that a tumbleweed?

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. More than a month, in fact. I haven’t been avoiding you, my poor little neglected blog, I just haven’t had the time or energy to do anything beyond work and sleep. My…