Category Archives: My Life

The story of two Andys

I am filled with good intentions. Good intentions that remain just that and rarely or ever become a new habit or behaviour. Take New Year resolutions for example. I will have a list ready to go on 31 December but … Continue reading

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Veranda to veranda

We met each other on a giant veranda at school aged 12 and this is where our friendship began. We did the teenage years together. I remember sleepovers, dancing on the beach in our nightgowns in the light of the … Continue reading

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Consolations of The Lord

“Consolations of The Lord” is an interesting and somewhat quaint expression and it has given me cause to stop and ponder about what it means. While recovering from a major illness a few years ago, I used to try to … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen!

Easter – it is a time to rejoice and celebrate.  I made this picture using photos I took while Keith and I were up the north coast last year – together they capture some of the themes of Easter. I … Continue reading

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Back to life and routine

I have been silent for many weeks but I am back.  2012 was a year of difference – seven months off work, time overseas and then a lovely holiday on the northern coast of New South Wales.  We came home … Continue reading

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Slowing time down

Have you ever been in a period of time that you hoped would never end? I am feeling a bit like this at present – it is well with my soul and I have so much to be thankful for … Continue reading

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Blue and green

Whoever said that “blue and green should never be seen” is wrong – you only have to look at how God has made His world to see that He has put these colours together and they work. The sun is … Continue reading

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Two different worlds of Oxford

Depending on who is walking, it takes from ten minutes to twenty minutes to walk from our apartment to the Radcliffe. The Magdalen Bridge crosses the Cherwill River and you come to a giant roundabout called The Plain. We are … Continue reading

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The Magic Faraway Tree

One of the hard things about excellent adventures and travelling is what you leave behind. In this case, I have left my three adult children  and I miss them. Our son Johnny is in Fiji on a short term mission … Continue reading

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Letters mingle souls

As part of Keith’s PhD research, he uncovered some letters written between Richard  Baxter, an English 17th Century Puritan minister and writer extraordinaire and Katherine Gell, a wealthy woman who was a committed Christian, wife and mother.  She lost an … Continue reading

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