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Not Long now

We are now both unemployed!! We have finished work and are now starting to get things packed up (well, Karen is trying on all her clothes) ready for the shippers to descend on us next Thursday. The following Tuesday we … Continue reading

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Look out UK – here we come (back).

It’s official – flights (one-way) are booked – we are moving back to the UK. It’s time to make public the decision we made several months ago. I am giving in my notice on Monday and the Hospital know that … Continue reading

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Christchurch Earthquake – Quick update

We are back in the house. We have power but no water, could be weeks before the water is back on. Many cracks in plasterboard and a few outside but nothing major I think. We have been staying with good … Continue reading

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Earthquake update

Hi all We are both OK, still very shaken, with lots of major aftershocks still going on. Karen was very lucky, she and her friend were in a cafe in the square and had to run out while chandaliers and … Continue reading

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YouTube – My Blackberry Is Not Working! The One Ronnie.Christmas Special Preview Funny Ronnie Corbett HQ Clip

Really funny – clever take on new gadgets YouTube – My Blackberry Is Not Working! The One Ronnie.Christmas Special Preview Funny Ronnie Corbett HQ Clip.

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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2011 !! Well, what a year 2010 was, so many things happened, from one extreme to another. We started off in Feb with a weeks trip to the Catlins Coast, at the bottom of the South Island.   … Continue reading

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Weddings, Wine and a bit of Landscaping

Lots going on recently… Things are starting to get back to normal after the earthquake. We are still getting aftershocks but they are getting smaller all the time. If you are interested in seeing how often they happen you can … Continue reading

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Christchurch Earthquake – Update

Just as we thought things were starting to calm down….. I was about to go out the door for my first day back at work when there was a massive 5.1 magnitude aftershock. Power off again, alarms going off everywhere. … Continue reading

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Christchurch Earthquake – Day 2

Just a quick update from here at Earthquake +2. In our area of town things look pretty normal. If you look closely you can see a few fallen chimneys and minor damage. We were bl**dy lucky!! As you have probably … Continue reading

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Christchurch Earthquake 4th September

Just a quick note to let everyone know we are OK. Got woken up at 4:30am by horrendous noise and vibration – almost impossible to describe. The main shock lasted for about 40 seconds, then there were a number of … Continue reading

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