We managed to get all moved last week with the help of a small army of helpers - friends from here in Te Anau. Made us realise what a great community we live in - people we know, but don't really count as close friends, all pitching in to help in some way.
Gethin came over from Dunedin and was a huge help.
The new house is a bit smaller than the old one, with no garage (well, it does have a garage that has the steel framing up, but nothing else!) Storing all our "Stuff" is a bit of an issue.
May's turing out to be pretty busy.
Having the boy's birthday's in one weekend was convenient - we went through to Dunedin. We had a good weekend, went out for a meal on Saturday night and had a generally relaxing time.
Douglas has had quite a lot of orienteering too.
He went up to Christchurh at the begining of the month to enter the South Island Schools Champs. He did really well and got 6th in senior boys. Natasha - his mate from here - got 3rd in the girls.
Last weekend was busy for both of us.
I have had in the attic for the past 10 or so years a painting by Dad and a couple of framed papyrus which belonged to Mum & Dad from his time in Cairo. We are having a big clearout to make way for som home improvements and wanted to know if anyone wanted these before I take them to the charity
pealing.com is now using SSL - just like your internet banking does.
This means that your information can't be sniffed between the server and your computer.
This is recommended in modern times for all websites, but as we all have passwords we enter for pealing.com, then quite important.
Yes it is latin, a language as dead as dead can be, it killed the ancient Romans and now it's killing me.
However I cannot change the title of this peice which I had not heard and did not know anything about until it became part of my homework. It occured to me that Nicky might be familiar with it. It is a eucharistic hymn used in RC churches. I recorded it in Greenfield Baptist Church using my Nexus 5 and an app called Recforge 2
John Coltrane, a revolutionary jazz saxophonist wrote a ballad for his wife. His version last 5 mins and has a long improvisation in it. I have not learnt how to improvise around the chord changes so here is my version of the start and the end.