Posts Tagged ‘Widnes’

Julie and I have been back to the church where we got married in 1987, St Paul’s in Paihia in the Bay of Islands in New Zealand. I met Julie in Whangarei while I was working as a pipe-fitter on the Marsden Point Oil Refinery expansion construction job. When we met, my parents had moved […]


I’m so glad “super” has come back as a prefix. Recently I’ve heard of things being described as; super-fast, super-quiet and super sleek. People are being described as super-organised, super-intelligent, and confusingly, super-normal. I grew up in the 70s when everything was super. We had superstars, supermarkets and Hong Kong Phooey was the “number one […]