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So here it is, my first dive into the shallow end of online blogging. I’m just toying around with this for now, so gimme some time to get to know it and then we can get on with getting to know me. 177 more words

Bing Crosby

My Christmas gift to you

Every Christmas morning, my dad asks us “Are we having Christmas with Bing? With Frank? With Nat? With Dean? Or with the whole bunch?” We then have music playing whilst we open our presents and throughout Christmas Day. 196 more words


Words of the Week 44/2016 - Dean Martin

Words of the Week 44/2016

Dean Martin

Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. 88 more words


Ration Packs Part 5 - Strive Food 24 Hour Ration Pack

Strive Food in Tassie are a relative newcomer to the ration pack market, and unlike the others in this series of posts, the Strive Food 24 Hour Ration Packs are about as far away from a military style pack as you can get. 631 more words

Bush Tucker

Elvis, Sammy & Ali

1958 – King Creole – Elvis Presley and Sammy Davis Jr.

Elvis Presley was drafted, and got a deferment to finish the movie King Creole. 328 more words

Ration Packs Part 4 - 24 Hour Hunger Buster Combo Ration Pack

These are sold as army style ration packs and indeed they are. Most of the components are identical to those found in the NZ Defence Force ORPs (24 hour Operational Ration Packs), but the Hungerbuster packs only contain about 2/3rd the amount of tucker as the Kiwi rat packs. 306 more words

Bush Tucker