Monthly Archives: December 2008


No big deal, but today Bill Carter and I installed a new vanity unit to replace the crappy old sink unit in the bathroom of our old cottage in Martinborough. It was a bit like reinstalling Windows – always a … Continue reading

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Some guys are pure genius

Last night Liz and I went to a wonderful performance of Handel’s oratorio The Messiah, at the Wellington Town Hall. We’ve been several times over the years, but this was the first for a while. Just magic! The performance was … Continue reading

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Wellington reflects

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Still playing with this thing

Although I had no intention of staying the course with blogging and only wanted to get broadly acquainted with the WordPress system on behalf of someone else, I’m still playing with it! If I were to carry on with a … Continue reading

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Trying out a YouTube insertion

This is my nephew Patrick MacGibbon playing tenor sax at the Vernon Jazz Club in British Columbia, in December 2007. The composition is “St Thomas” by Sonny Rollins. Recorded Dec 29th 2007. With Pat are Larry Crawford, Bryn Flock, Kat … Continue reading

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First attempt at this blog thang

I doubt if I’ll stick with this blogging lark, but I thought I should at least find out how it works, because I’ve been asked about it by other people who are wondering if they should dive in. The header … Continue reading

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