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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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… 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…

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