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

We have a bed!

BigSave have given up on waiting for the manufacturer to get it right and have given us a base to go with the be we bought so FINALLY, we have a bed. A usable bed. They’ve also had the side…

How time flies …

Where have the past few weeks gone? I’ve been a wee bit slack about posting here over the past few weeks but to tell the truth, not much has changed: Seymour the Wonder Cat remains unimpressed by the arrival of…

Update: A decade and a half

So, it’s my wedding anniversary today … 15 years. I’m not sure what that one is. One year is paper, 25 silver, 50 gold etc. Maybe 15 years is the Taser anniversary. Anyway, my secret to a good marriage? A…

Ready, aim …

Is it wrong that I really, really, REALLY want one of these uber-slingshot things? I suppose the fact that I’m not going to buy one is a sign that maybe I’m growing up. Or maybe it’s just that I know…

Stan’s the man

Aussie Idol winner and Kiwi lad Stan Walker has been on a tour around the country recently and made it to Invercargill for a concert on Thursday night. I was a bit worried I’d be the oldest person there but…

A timely reminder

With the awful events happening in Christchurch, now is probably a damn good time to think about survival kits. We all get loaded up with good intentions from time to time (usually when there’s been an earthquake) and say we’re…

Still here … just busy

It’s been a chaotic week, with the massive earthquake in Christchurch. It’s heartbreaking seeing the image of a city I’m so familiar with in ruins. And knowing that so many are suffering right now. Christchurch is my second favourite place…

Dear Cheap Designer Bags …

please feck off. I don’t know why but I’ve suddenly been inundated by spam comments from designerbagss.org (the not linking was on purpose, I really don’t want anyone going to their site because they are hairy arsed pirates of the…