So how did the schedule go? Well we arrived at the Maritime Museum in plenty of time. Joined as members, which was only $20 more than the entry fee so we now have a years access available if we want it. The intention was to go to the Wet World exhibit but we ended up … More Aftermath
Tomorrow is set to be ‘interesting’. The youngest is going to an ice-skating lesson at 5:45 a.m. so I’m going to drag both kids over and then ‘make a day of it’ afterwards. There is an ‘event’ called Wet World which is aimed at 3 – 9 year old kids… but mine want to go … More Tomorrow's Schedule
And so this is Christmas, and what have we done? Well today we spent the entire day outside Woolworth’s running a BBQ with other parents raising money for our Senior Guides to go to the International Jamboree in Melbourne 2010. It might seem a bit early to start fundraising for a specific event, but with … More And so this is Christmas…
Yesterday the eldest daughter and some friends decided they would try to raise some money for ther trip to Melbourne in 2010 to attend an International Girl Guides Jamboree. The method the chose was *busking* at the local town centre! Despite not having rehearsed much off the went. You can see how pleased they were … More A nice side of Christmas!
There’s so much that could be said but through my brother, my father has requested not. Cryptic or not, so long as some of us know what I’m on about that’ll do. Just wanted to say thanks… and well done… to my brother. I’ve been feeling the tears welling up for the past hour or so … More So much could be said…
Yet again the name of that idiot Garry Houghton, owner of the landscaping company with the laughable name of ‘Halcyon Days’, has popped up because of his shoddy slap-dash approach to his responsibilities. Despite the incredible problems we had with him, despite having the local Fair Trading people finding against him in our dispute, despite … More Halcyon Days – again?
With my cold finally in retreat I’ve been feeling a lot better so was intending to nip up to the Guide Hut today to mow the grass and get ready for the District Camp Fire which is on tomorrow evening. Instead I spent a lot of the day finishing off re-reading a series of books … More Too much reading is bad for you!
You probably are aware that Xmas will be here in just a few short weeks… if not you must be living under a rock! So are we ready? No we are not. As usual all is chaos here. Financially we’re trying to assess the damage the recession is having on our outgoings and come to … More Xmas is coming
We’re a scruffy bunch here sometimes. For example, I like a bit of ‘wildness’ in the garden and so apart from throwing handfuls of slug pellets out now and then I tend not to do much in the way of pest control. Likewise I do *very* little pruning in some areas. Once such area is … More They're coming!!
So, the Strimmer (whipper snipper, brush cutter… whatever) is in for repair. At the back of the garage buried under tons of junk is… wait for it… a *spare* Strimmer. This is an electric thing made by Arlec Industries that I’d bought when the last one we had (a Ryobi) gave up the ghost. It … More Artec, Artec, all fall down