Something I just noticed

Ok, so this is going to seem a little bit strange for some of you… I was just listening to the Eagle’s “In a New York Minute” (please don’t try and explore why…) and I remembered that it’s the music playing in the TV show Friends in episode 117 at a specific moment. The moment […]

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meeting Luther….

So, today was my first day of orientation at Moore College in Sydney. A nice leisurely start at 10am. Keen and eager I made my way to the main lecture hall. As students gathered what was encouraging to note was that they were all taking the trouble to introduce themselves to each other – something […]

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settling down

so, we have finally arrived in Sydney and are in our flat! The move was good but tiring. We spent an excellent week at friends of friends while they were away from home and it provided an excellent base from which to get things sorted. Now we’re in our own place with most things in […]

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VISA VISA VISA VISA!!!!!

Huzzah! The fine people at Australian High Commission in Singapore have issued our student visas and, in less than 2 weeks, we will be flying to Sydney to begin my course at Moore College where I will be starting a 4 year BDiv and, hopefully, being ordained in the Anglican Church. In not so good […]

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All we, like sheep, have gone Amway

As I write this Jacqui (the mother of ouldjr – another shameless plug) is meeting a lady to have a chat about Amway . So what do you all think? Is Amway a good thing or is it bad? I’d be interested in your comments in two areas; The products themselves The methods they use […]

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Dungeons and Dragons?

An excellent link courtesy of jjostm which highlights the arcane perils (not) of Dungeons and Dragons. But seriously, I’m in 2 minds about fantasy role-playing. I spent years of my life in D&D (I’m a purist – AD&D didn’t do it for me) and don’t think that I was affected at all. Having said that […]

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The Return of the King

What can I say? It was awesome!!! We went to watch yesterday morning and thoroughly enjoyed it. The vistas were breathtaking. The battles were huge!!! The story was not tweaked too badly…. But first, why do we go and watch these films? This summarises brilliantly the dichotomy in our house. Actually, Jacqui liked the story […]

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