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14.07.2005Thursday 14 July – Cooktown & Kickboxing

This morning, when I turned on the computer, I noticed a striking lack of graphics. After turning the video display unit on and off a few times, I realized that it was actually displaying very dim graphics somewhat smaller and blurrier than expected for ten seconds or so, before turning itself back off. Being electronically adept myself, I used a clever trade secret – turning it on and off lots of times and hoping it would somehow fix itself until it did somehow fix itself, eventually staying on and slowly brightening and coming into focus.
I was driven to town by Shan, who also drove Kylie and Damien while Jade and Ella drove Craig’s Ute, which we filled with cement powder, rusty steel reinforcing and threaded rod from what was formerly “The Big Shed” but is now Mitre10 “Handy”. After this exciting diversion we headed to the Reef Café for sustenance and oral pleasure. Due to the low quality of the before mentioned sustenance, Jade, Ella and I walked up to Malee’s Thai Takeaway, where I met Peter and had a chat. Thai food is not my favourite, consisting mostly of meat and various Asian weeds, so I refrained from purchasing – discussing instead the various merits of Ella’s phone versus my own.
Shan and Kylie went kickboxing, with Damien watching, while Sarah, Jade, Ella and I went shopping at the supermarket where I managed to buy the two remaining pure, unthickened cream cartons. I then became hungry and desirous of wedges, so we all walked down to the wharf where I could, and did, satisfy my craving. After this, we walked back to kickboxing, which had morphed into belly dancing. We cleverly guessed that the rest would have gone to Sarah’s, where we did indeed find them. The girls then spent the next hour or so trying on various spare clothes Sarah was giving away, while Shan, Damien and I bought, and ate, pizza from Joe’s. Then we all drove home.

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