Monthly Archives: June 2006

The tenth commandment

Q: Which is the tenth commandment? A: The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing … Continue reading

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Bridge vs Poker

I’ve always been a fan of card games, my two most played being bridge and poker (mostly Texas hold ’em). I prefer bridge as it has a significant amount of strategy and thought involved in order to successfully play, whereas … Continue reading

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All hail my ego

Beat David P 2-0 and Ed 1-0 at snooker this evening. Admittedly, I think I had some of the most fortunate shots I had for a while! 🙂

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a.m.: 2 Corinthians 5:12-21 p.m.: 1 Corinthians 1:17-31

If we know the love of Christ, we are compelled to share that knowledge of the love of God with all. We were not redeemed by the precious blood of God the Son to keep this knowledge to ourselves, either … Continue reading

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End of exams

I think my snooker might be back on track after a 4-1 frame win over David. I’ll have to see how I go against Ed now. OK, it’s been a while since I’ve done any exams – possibly ten years…however, … Continue reading

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High brow…

A football free day, with a nice relaxing evening listening to Eugene Alcalay on the piano in Egham. The concert was organised by Egham and District Music Club, although I knew of the performer through friends. Myrtle, the two Daves … Continue reading

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What’s happened….

Another evening of defeat – lost 6-1 frames to Ed. Not sure what happened there!

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a.m.: Mark 4:1-20 p.m.: Joshua 11

“Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. … Continue reading

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Another day in the park

Another fine Saturday evening spent wandering around Richmond Park, although with more of the usual suspects than last week. The park itself is huge, so this time we walked around a completely different part to last time – Spanker’s Hill … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty!

God save our gracious Queen, Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the Queen. O Lord, our God, arise, Scatter her enemies, And make them … Continue reading

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X-Men: The Last Stand

Saw X-Men 3 on Wednesday with Dave. I went in with the odd expectation, as Sarah had been all hyped about it before she went to see it. As far as sequels in general are concerned, they usually deteriorate with … Continue reading

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Humble pie

Well, after beating Ed consistently for a while, I lost 5-3 frames this evening. Admittedly, the last frame turned into a frame of endurance to see who might pass out first from the heat, but I snatched it!

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a.m.: Ecclesiastes 10 p.m.: Joshua 10:1-28

Words can be a powerful thing. They can take imagination to all sorts of places, from the mundane to the exotic and back again. Nations have relied on them in times of peace as well as war. Creation itself began … Continue reading

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Too nice to spend indoors

A rather busy Saturday. Started off with a morning at the church stripping paint and generally tidying up in a rather warm 31°C sun! Took a short breather to have a full English breakfast at the local greasy spoon, and … Continue reading

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Slipping

I might be slipping – drew 2-2 frames this afternoon against Ed.

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