Sunday, 5 October 2008

Thanks

I like giving credit where it's deserved, and here's three business-people who deserve it.

If you're in the market for a truck, then Phil Pacey in Otahuhu is your man.  For timber, you shouldn't go past Bargain Boards in Kopu.  And for vinyl, there's Real Groovy in Christchurch, to whose manager I mentioned more than a year ago that I'd love to track down Phil Manzanera's 'Primitive Guitars,' a fine album I could only now enjoy on a deteriorating tape cassette, and on Friday a box arrived in the post -- a vinyl copy of the album with a note saying "A wee something for you."

So for service above and beyond, etc., these people deserve all the praise I could muster.  Thanks to you all.  :-)

4 comments:

  1. Yes, Phil Pacey is a splendid chap! ...the World needs more like him.

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  2. Also spotted 801 Live lurking in the vinyl bins at Penny Lane here in Christchurch. Happy to score on your behalf. Contact me via my blog. Cheers. Paul

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  3. Hi Paul,

    Thanks for that, but I already have two copies of that one.

    Buy that one for a friend. :-)

    (Sorry, couldn't find a contact email at your blog.)

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  4. I love that album
    Babys on fire is one of my all time favourite tracks
    How much is on that album? I dont have a copy of that any more
    Let me know at:
    brilleaux@xtra.co.nz

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