Monthly Archives: November 2005

Third position

Moving swiftly on from second position, I’m now being taught the scale of D major in two octaves which requires knowledge of third position. It’s a little bit tricky as I’m prone to hanging onto the neck for dear life … Continue reading

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The mother of all parliaments

For the first time in my life, I had a look at the inside of the Palace of Westminster. It was fascinating wandering around the debating chambers, halls and corridors of one of the oldest democracies in the world. The … Continue reading

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a.m.: Genesis 25 p.m.: Nehemiah 10

Despite all his sin, Abraham died right with God. Not through anything he had done, for nothing he did could make him right with God, but through faith in the one who was to come, the Messiah who would come … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Christine!

There do seem to be a spate of birthdays around this time of the year! This evening was spent celebrating Christine’s birthday at the Harvester in Denham. (It started off in Windsor, then Ruislip until settling in Denham!) I must … Continue reading

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Suchen

Nur wer nicht sucht, ist vor Irrtum sicher. Albert Einstein

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The third commandment

Q: Which is the third commandment? A: The third commandment is, Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. Q: What … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all you Americans out there (I know you exist, Google Analytics tells me you do), I wish you all a happy, and thankful, Thanksgiving. Oh, and please forgive the rest of the world for not having the foggiest idea … Continue reading

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Church of Lego

Now this is impressive, although possibly slightly different… Abston Church of Christ

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Another partner…

Another bridge evening round Sarah’s, with another partner! Saying that, this is not to say this was a bad thing, as this partner was both enthusiastic and learnt very quickly. I think I even detected her counting the cards as … Continue reading

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a.m.: John 20:30-31 p.m.: Nehemiah 9

According to the Bible, the only way to be right with God, to have our sins dealt with and be forgiven, is through faith in Jesus Christ. None of our good works, none of the status we acquire, will be … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ally!

It’s Ally’s birthday soon, so today being the closest Saturday, we headed off to the Fox and Pheasant in Stoke Poges for a celebration meal. The pub offers a carvery meal for two for £10, so with fourteen of us, … Continue reading

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There’s nothing wrong with it…

Usually, when I visit my parents, I invariably spend some time looking for food. When I was younger, this wouldn’t usually be much of a task, as I’d be living there and my parents would keep the pantry well stocked. … Continue reading

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Lots of variety

This evening’s violin lesson was slightly unusual. It started off as usual, with scales and past pieces. What was unusual was that I had brought along some music which is set for the piano. This wasn’t entirely my idea, as … Continue reading

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a.m.: 1 Timothy 2:1-7 p.m.: Nehemiah 8

Being Remembrance Sunday, we remember all those who died defending this country in two world wars and other conflicts. We are thankful to them, for the measure of peace which they fought for. We should also consider God, and his … Continue reading

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Horn of plenty

A nice relaxing Saturday doing very little. 🙂 After spending most of the morning resting, the rest of the afternoon was spent lounging around, practising the violin, playing some chess, taking photos and generally winding down. The evening was spent … Continue reading

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