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Dad's Diary - March 2009

(Sunday) March the First

Not too bad weather wise, a bit colder, I thought. Went down to see V, the flowers were white ones in a pot and they came out lovely after I put them in water on Saturday. 2,088 more words


Bye Pee Wee; Bye New Zealand

On Saturday, March 23, we woke up, had breakfast, and set out for our final drive with Pee Wee. We had a three hour drive, crossing over the Southern Alps at Arthur’s Pass…well, I guess Bill had a three hour drive and I got to enjoy the scenery once again! 563 more words


Pension CRISIS: How would the UK solve a retirement TIME-BOMB?

A large chunk of Britons have no idea or are dramatically underestimating the size of pension pot needed for their golden years. Research last year from Finder.com found a shocking one in five adults (21 percent) predict they only need up to £50,000 for their pension pot – £210,000 less than th…


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Pancakes and Glow Worms

Back in January, we went to the see the Glow Worm caves in Waitomo. We saw that they also offered an excursion where you could float on inner tubes through the river in the cave, but we didn’t do it at that time. 914 more words


Franz Josef but not Fox Glacier

We planned to drive from Wanaka to Franz Josef on Tuesday…but only if the campervan would start.

Wanaka to Blue Pools to Franz Josef

The camper… started right up! 519 more words


Personal Vision and Mission Statements and why you need them.

Hello Class. Welcome back to FIRE University, in today’s class we will be discussing the importance of creating personal vision and mission statements. Most of us are probably familiar with mission statements from seeing or hearing them at companies you’ve  worked for. 482 more words


Thank you Ichiro!

Ichiro has ended his career where it all began.

The 45-year-old Seattle Mariners star announced his retirement Thursday night after waving goodbye at the Tokyo Dome. 297 more words