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Road Trips Vol 1.

Did anyone pre-order Road Trips Vol 1 and actually receive it? I pre-ordered on November 3rd and then waited until January 4th before emailing a complaint to the Dead Store that it had not received. It was shipped again and arrived in 6 days!

"Lost in the post" - well maybe, except that I know at least 3 others Aussie Deadheads who had the same experience with this shipment.

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Number of DeadHeads ...

... spotted in Blenheim, NZ: 0

Musical highlight: Hearing "Everlasting Love" by U2 on the plane home. Now that's a band I generally loathe, but it's a great tune. I wish I still had the album with it on by the tune's composer, Mac Gayden, AND all the great Barefoot Jerry stuff.

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Greetings ...

... to all my fellow Melbin/Oz Deadheads.

Bennie and I are bunking at Grandma's joint in Blenheim (top of the South Island) for the next week or so. With nothing more strenuous planned than movies, A-League and Premier League and Food Channel on the box, the odd movie, winery eats, lots of reading (Michael Moorcock's Gloriana) and so on.

I look forward to hooking up with you all on our return.

Cheers, Kenny

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'Zup?

Anything happening in Sydney or Adelaide? I'll be in those two cities in December and January.

Happy Trails

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Did it again ...

next one planned for Sunday, February 3.

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Ahoy!

Well we're getting there - our first get-together had three folks, the secnd six.

Looking ahead - a "film eveing" is planned for Sunday, February 6, at a venue and time yet to be finalised.

Stay tuned right here; newcomers please register your interest, too.

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To tellya the truth ...

I haven't been at the Commercial on a Sunday arvo for at least a couple of years, so I'm just assuming it'll be open.

Bennie and I went a couple of months ago for the $10 Monday meal deal. We drove past on the way to tae kwando this morning and the out-back beer garden looked like a cool place for us to visit.

See yez tomorrow!

*******

A long 12 hours of boring post-election newspapering today, with the following to keeps me awake:

Roky Erickson - I Have Always Been Here Before. I love the sound of distorted autoharp in the morming!
GD - DP29, Steppin' Out With ..., Vault III

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OZ deadhead here!! :)

I just waded in here to say hi to all aussie deadheads out there.....c'mon out 'n play mates!!
A trueblue deadhead here...............!:)
"May your dogs be with you"

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Mel meetin'

Yes, come one come all---The very cool Commercial Hotel on Whitehall St in Yarraville is the place...4pm the time. Sunday the 2nd of Dec!

All best,
tEP

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Grateful Dead and denistry

The most painful aspect of my lunch-time visit to the dentist today was financial. Geeez mon - one filling , a bit of repair work on another and a cleanup and I'm $300+ out of pocket AFTER insurance has paid its miserly share. Mumble grumble.

Other than it was 99% painless and whatever discomfort was felt was superly mitigated by Dick's Picks No,29, disc 3: While I was there having my tooths attended to we heard, at quite a nice volume for a dental surgery, Terrapin Station, Playing In The Band, Uncle John's Band, Drums and The Wheel. Sure beat the commercial FM radio/Cold chisel crappola that was playing when I arrived!

*************

Don't forget: Commercial Hotel, Yarraville, this Sunday, 4pm.

Far as I can tell, there'll be at least five of us this time 'round.

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