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Iona Birthday 2010

Iona certainly has come a long way from the wee bub that I held at 4:05am nine years ago. It has been a tough journey for all at times, but she is a resilient kid, full of hope and a lovely smile.

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Best Shortbread

My wife makes the best shortbread in the world!

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Happy holidays

Given that it is the week of Christmas, we have one daughter’s birthday on Thursday and the other daughter’s birthday eleven days later with Christmas, a holiday, and New Year in between, I am not going to add to the stress by pushing myself to come up with blog posts for a couple of weeks. […]

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Sunburnt kids

I get the negligent parent award for today – Iona now has sunburnt shoulders after I let the girls play outside in the paddling pool without putting sunscreen on first. Must remember that the sun does occasionally shine hot enough to burn in Dunedin!

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Deathly Hallows movie

Thoroughly enjoyed Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows last night! Not as dark as I thought it might be. They did a good job of compressing a lot of stuff into a fast-paced movie. Looking forward to part 2.

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Tragedy

I don’t know what to say, all I know is that we should be praying for the families affected by this tragic news and ask God to shine light and hope in our nation. ‘Darkest hour’: 29 miners dead at Pike River I am amazed at the integrity and compassion of Pike River Coal CEO […]

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Meet Dr Glam

Dr Glam, special guest at ADInstruments’ end-of-year dinner

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A free Christmas tree

Went for a long walk with two dogs and a pruning saw this evening. Now our lounge smells of freshly harvested wilding pine. The kids will be happy in the morning. (It would be good if Christmas day was this cheap!)