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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
So, finally we have a result. You can check it all out here. Man, this has been a long time coming.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Well, I wouldn’t have believed it but someone has actually taken offence and started trolling on my additional journal, ouldjr!!! I thought it would be enlightening to point you towards it. So check it out here.
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 […]
It is on!!!! Tomorrow morning we go to watch the Return of the King. We geared up for this event with a pizza-supported session yesterday evening with a good friend and the DVD of Two Towers. Watch this space for feedback.