If I had had my wits about me I would have arranged to have been in Melbourne today! It’s a great city and it is one of my ‘bucket list’ items to attend a Boxing Day Test at the MCG….Anyway that was not to be. However I thought I would share this with you. This is the recording of an outreach event I … Continue reading Mission in Melbourne
It’s a long haul from Sydney to Edinburgh and it gives one plenty time to reflect – as long as the turbulence does not get too great – even as I write the seatbelt signs have come on. I guess I shouldn’t have watched this video before I left! Did I mention that I hate flying?! Although Business class does have its compensations! When … Continue reading Is Australia the New Jerusalem?
So last year was so last year – it was good to spend some time in Australia in 2016 Australians Days 1 but we did not expect to be back so soon….however thanks to a new venture from the Katoomba Convention Centre, Onward we are back. This time its work! Several people have asked about what events I will be speaking at so for all our … Continue reading The Good News in Australia
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
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
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