The Gospel In A Land Down Under – Part 2

This article is in the May edition of the Record We saw a great deal of beauty in the small part of Australia that we visited. A small cultural observation – in many of the beauty spots it was sad to see the number of people who have ‘selfie sticks’ and seem more concerned about getting themselves in the photo, rather than marvelling at the … Continue reading The Gospel In A Land Down Under – Part 2

The Gospel In a Land Down Under – Part 1

In January of this year Annabel and I were blessed in being able to visit our daughter and son-in-law in Australia. It is an extraordinary country, with a great variety of beauty, incredible space and nature, and a mix of cultures about which one could write volumes, even in a short visit. Sydney and Melbourne are two of the most beautiful cities in the world, … Continue reading The Gospel In a Land Down Under – Part 1

Cricket, Coffee and Culture in Melbourne – Australian Days 5

Monday 18th January to Tuesday 19th There is a considerable rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne (think Glasgow and Edinburgh!). So having been to the former it was time for us to head to the State of Victoria and investigate the delights of its capital. Melbourne is a city of some 3.5 million people and continually appears in the top ten cities in the world to … Continue reading Cricket, Coffee and Culture in Melbourne – Australian Days 5