Posts Tagged ‘ Major Blunder ’

Here’s to curry

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By

Major Blunder contemplates the good things in life, which includes a jolly good curry or two.   One enjoys food, and there is nothing unusual in that, but one of the beauties of living in such a vibrantly multi-cultural society is the availability of so many varied ethnic dishes. In particular the great variety of

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Fundraising fundamentals

Dec 12th, 2012 | By

Major Blunder makes a plea for fundraisers to observe the finer points of running raffles, for the future of all. One writes this admittedly feeling a trifle irritated – one considered the merits of full-bodied fruit cake, but trifle is called for here. As an Incorporated Society (yes, it is indeed true), the Regiment often

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Walking quietly in nature

Nov 8th, 2012 | By

Major Blunder contemplates the value of silence while bush walking in Nelson – with his cellphone turned off, of course. One recently had the opportunity to spend an hour walking in the Maitai Valley above Nelson, Gentle Reader, visiting the site of New Zealand’s most-recently proposed ecological island – predator-proof fence pending. A truly marvellous

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Major Musings

Sep 12th, 2012 | By

Waikato personality Major Blunder muses on duty, community and fighting for one’s country. This proved to be quite the difficult missive to write, but one felt the need to put ephemeral pen to electronical paper after witnessing the ongoing media-witter and emotionally-charged tub-thumping that has occurred. My grandfather fought for his country, this country, in

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Major Musings

Aug 27th, 2012 | By

N8N first stumbled across Major Blunder at Puketaha school during the re-imagining of the Battle of Hastings. The good Major argues that the Serious Business of Life should be leavened with joy and fun, as well as the certain knowledge that having slain the Enemies of the Queen, God Bless Her, today, one can go

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Avoiding major blunders when tea making

May 16th, 2012 | By

Tea making is a serious business, with many traps for the unwary. N8N Special Correspondent Major Blunder, Officer Commanding, Fifth Waikato Dragoons Regiment, Northern Command, Alf’s Imperial Army files this Authorative Report on the Art of Tea. Being a Description of the Mysteries and Intricacies Inherent in the Decoction of this Most Sustaining of Potions

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