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Weekend social 19/10/2012

Written By: - Date published: 2:00 pm, October 19th, 2012 - 12 comments
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Christmas truce 1914Weekend social is for non political chat. What’s on for the weekend, gigs, film or book reviews, sports, or whatever.

No politics, no aggro, why can’t we all just get along?

12 comments on “Weekend social 19/10/2012”

  1. r0b 1

    What an un-sociable bunch we are this weekend. Three days – hurrah!

    • karol 1.1

      Am I the only person here working this weekend (Saturday and Sunday)?  Not Monday though, because I don’t usually work Mondays anyway.

      • RedBlooded 1.1.1

        Hi Karol, I too am working although I work Monday, not Sat or Sun and it’ll be my last work day before holidays so I’m sure not complaining. Would love to get the hedge trimmed, lawn mown etc between the showers so that they are not my first chore of the holiday but in reality that probably wont happen. Happy Labour weekend to all. One of the most deserving public holidays of all. Cheers

        • karol 1.1.1.1

          Yes, I’m not  complaining either.  I usually only work part time, and then I do a little extra during the peak holiday periods when a lot of full time staff go on leave. Hope you get/got some chores done, so you can enjoy your holiday when you get it, RB.

      • lprent 1.1.2

        A 3 day weekend… Lyn off to Christchurch. A computer back up to spec. And after three years I finally have a workable work environment (no more pokey over heating room)… It is time to start writing code and doing the outstanding fixups on systems.

        Paid work – no…

  2. higherstandard 2

    Cricket today and covering at work on Monday.

    • Herodotus 2.1

      Great for you, but that then means that that nice time for parents (The transition from winter to summer sports has ended)? No more relaxed Saturday mornings !!!
      Off to count Tui’s this weekend. The birds not the beer cans. Already in Auckland there appears to be a greater number around. Now somehow to maintain the health of the Kowhai trees at home. Rot and those pesky green caterpillars decimate the trees, and snails are killing the seedlings that have germinated.

  3. get house work up,to date overseen by my wife of course.Then work in the garden. I would like to plant out the tomatoes but I think its still a bit cold but they are growing well in a container in the patio.Will visit our friend on Mondfay and have a yarn and maybee a glass of wine because we will theyare in walking distance.. Once upon a time we hade workers meeting and WEA talks. now the great majority are not interested in world events, T

  4. prism 4

    I found some good quotes and put them on Weekend Social of 12/10/12 in the absence of this one. A satirical poem on Brit journalists is one.
    The other is a poem on majestic redwood trees that I found in St Barbe Baker’s book I Planted Trees. He and all he did is environmental history that still inspires.

  5. uke 5

    Just saw The Spooky Men’s Chorale at the Wellington Folk Festival yesterday.
     
    Brilliant. Best thing I have seen in ages.
     
    They still have a few more NZ concerts and I would recommend checking them out…

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