Doors

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found us doors from the old Trekkers hotel. Rimu, bloody solid, $60 each. We now have the internal doors for our house to be, at an utter bargain. And for those of you having a bad day, it could be worse: AIRBORNE DEBRIS WILL BE WIDESPREAD…AND MAY INCLUDE HEAVY ITEMS SUCH AS HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES AND …

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Fun party at ‘s housewarming. Met many interesting people. I’m sure there will be pics. And now its time to sleep. Sadly, the boy racers are doing donuts in the car park of the Winter Showgrounds. If you’s want to hurry up with that trebuchet, I’m first in the queue to borrow it, okay?

Old smells

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is making some stilts, just came back from the metalworkers with a bundle smelling of cutting oil and fresh aluminium. I haven’t smelt that in years, since I last had access to a decent workshop, and by decent I don’t mean ‘many power tools’, I mean huge machines for chomping through steel plate1 and computer-controlled …

Wakisutikyujitsu

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Today we were learning the 33-step jo kata (jo, for those who don’t do aikido, is a short staff, long enough to reach your armpit.) It runs thus:

I should be revising

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1. Go here. 2. Pass it on.

Utterly Hatstand – second in an occasional series

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Every so often, I find myself thinking, “wow, humanity is nuts. Completely fruitloop.” The evidence: A nuclear hand grenade: Yup, that’s a baby nuke, equivalent to 250 tons of TNT, fired by a rocket of about 2 km range. Fairly suicidal to use. More pics. Neutron bombs designed by man who hated his mother due, …

Aerials training this eve

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Turns out I’m wrong, there is coaching this evening, but its a combined beginners/intermediate class, from 6.30.

Aerials training

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Just a reminder, no coaching but lots people around who have at least half a clue. Thursday eve, Karori, 6.30 till our arms fall off.

Crack’n’Fail

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This morning I broke my bike in an entirely new way. I’ve borken it many times before, so this is an achievement. I broke the rear cogs, for the lowest two gears. I blame sprinting away from traffic lights. To be specific, ultegra 9, 12-23, cracked the alloy sproket carrier

Climbing?

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Done with skate hockey for the season, so I have a tuesday night free. So, climbing, who’s organising it, Fergs, but when and can I/we join yous?

I just got a text message

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Which said: “IL CME C U, GNA LEAVE 7 WIT A TRUSTD M8. IF U HEAR THE WORD HIT THAT BITCH AND HIT HARD. I WANT THIS TO B A EXMPLE. IL NEVA 4 GET IT AND U WIL B TKN CRE OF” Should I write back saying: 1) wtf? 2) Which bitch? 3) FUK …

Finally made it to an Odessa gig

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And yes, Pender can rip holes in ladies’ stockings with just a shimmy of his hips.

An addendum to ‘s post:

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Someone’s really missing the point here Image not safe for those with fluids in their mouths….