Publisher: Golden Dawn Publishing (NZ)
Series: An Open Book
Publication Date: January 12, 2019
Binding: Kobo eBook
DIARY OF A ROLLING STONE
and HOW I HAVE JUST THROWN A DOUBLE SIX TO START A NEW
I don't know why "the hell" (oops, er sorry) I am writing this story of my life; because probably
nobody will believe it, but my friends (who are a motley collection of out of the ordinary crazy individuals, as opposed to my dear wife's rather "straight-laced"
friends) have suggested that this account of my life could be a “best seller”.
We shall see! Dream on, “sonny boy"!
I am writing these first words on a Jumbo jet bound for New Zealand... and who knows what! I am a 39 year old male, who has been working in Cape Town as the Life Manager of a dynamic insurance brokerage, marking time to join my wife, Marie and twin sons, Gareth and Sean in New Zealand. They have gone there 6 weeks ago on our second immigration to NZ (4th actually in 4 years...so we have had plenty of practice runs). We are going there for a dull stable life of bottling jams, pickling bums, er sorry buns and especially picking noses and endless cups of tea (as my dear mother says, all Kiwis do that - pick their noses, except for “straight” Round Tablers and Rotarians, who don’t do it at functions!). So I guess I’ll have to learn how to pick my nose to be accepted In “Godzone”*. Please excuse my dear “crazy” wife (must have got the “bug” from your author, but indeed she has a heart of gold. RIP our chaotic crazy existence so far. * little joke interlude Question: “Do you pick your nose?” Answer: “If I were you, I would have picked a better one!” * I think that I have always been a bit different to the "normal run of the mill sort of person"; so let's start at the beginning and maybe we can understand why my life has been waylaid (and I have been laid) by many tributaries off the beaten track. I am now starting this account of my life on an aeroplane heading for the other side of the planet: the idyllic South ...