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Engagement Party History

March 16th, 2011 Comments Off on Engagement Party History

At Winona and Will’s engagement party, the previous generation is holding up the bar. “I don’t know about his having a party in a bar. Not the same as when I had mine at the Pines – that was a ballroom, then. Win could have had it at our house, like Helena did,” her stately […]

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O Hypno Tree

December 3rd, 2010 Comments Off on O Hypno Tree

Winona has had an excellent day. For once, she managed to get a Jewish holiday right, winning a real smile from a dry manager and a squealing hug from a labile American co-worker.  It’s a dazzling evening, and her friends are all around her. Her partner Will, sweet geeky Willow, Will’s best mate Wayne and […]

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Our Scum

June 28th, 2010 1 Comment

Will has spent the rainy Saturday at his best mate Wayne’s place. They only left the  garage for bathroom breaks. Between replacing the engine of a secondhand 4 x 4 (Will spotted and handed over tools) and dissecting the All Whites’ football performance, time has flown. The 4 x 4, with the key in the […]

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Bogan 3.0: Our Bogans, Our Selves

May 24th, 2010 4 Comments

Wazzer has been asked to model in an avant-garde fashion show. Wayne, having received an okay-for-the-recession bonus for managing his software development team, is listening to AC/DC on his upgraded iPhone. Wayland runs a hand through his hair and says, “I’m rough as guts, under the suit,” and everyone swoons. Welcome to the triumph of […]

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Wellington Men I: The Best Mate

April 12th, 2010 Comments Off on Wellington Men I: The Best Mate

Will is deeply relieved that Wayne is still his best mate. The big O.E. has broken up mateships of longer duration than theirs, hatched at university. But Wayne is as reliable as ever. On moving day, he’s the one helping haul a king-sized bed out of a TradeMe seller’s home (“Must Pick Up”) into Will’s […]

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