Monthly Archives: August 2006

Solitude

After a long day at work, I came home to spend the evening with just myself. I think this must be the first evening I’ve had to myself for a long time! It was nice to cook myself some fish … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Sam!

Started today at the church helping to set up the building for the holiday bible club this week. It’s always good for the church to be able to share the gospel with the children who live in the area as … Continue reading

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a.m.: 2 Corinthians 5 p.m.: Joshua 13

What is our motivation in life? For the Christian, it is the love of Christ which compels us to serve him. After all, if God loved me so much that he’d take on human flesh, live a sinless life and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Alex and Deanna!

After a day spent wandering around Kingston searching for various household items, it was nice to meet up with some of the usual suspects, at Nandos in Slough, to celebrate the birthdays of Alex and Deanna, whose birthdays have recently … Continue reading

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House of Flying Daggers

Also saw House of Flying Daggers on DVD when I got home, as I’d borrowed it off my sister and it had been sitting around unwatched for ages! After the previous DVD, this was a bit of a let down. … Continue reading

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V is for Vendetta

Saw V is for Vendetta on DVD last night, with the usual suspects. I’d been wanting to see this in the cinema when it first came out, but events conspired to ensure that didn’t happen, so I was quite keen … Continue reading

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People will always need plates…

Beattie: Anthony? Oh congratulations on your exam results. Anthony: Grandma, I failed. Beattie: You failed? What do you mean you failed? Anthony: I mean I failed – Maths, English, Physics, Geography, German, Woodwork, Art – failed. Beattie: You didn’t pass … Continue reading

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Getting quicker

It doesn’t seem so long ago that everything I played on the violin had to be adagio. My teacher pointed out I’m actually able to play slightly quicker now, ok possibly not vivace or even allegro, but a moderato is … Continue reading

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Dah da dee dah dah de doe doe…

Went round Sarah’s this evening to watch Robin Hood on DVD. It’s been a while since I’d seen it, but as soon as it started, it all came flooding back – a great little Disney classic. OK, so the film … Continue reading

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a.m.: Acts 2:42 p.m.: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42 Quite an appropriate sermon (from a visiting speaker) given the week I’ve just had. From the very beginning of … Continue reading

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Walking where he walked

Another trip to Wales for a week! This time for the annual EMW Aberystwyth conference. As always, the conference didn’t seem to be long enough – come Friday I wanted to stay just a little longer, to hear more of … Continue reading

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Possibly reassuring…

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Cars

Wandered along to the Vue cinema in Staines this afternoon to see Cars. I’ve enjoyed Pixar‘s finely crafted works so far, so my expectations were high. As has become traditional, there was a short film before the main feature which, … Continue reading

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What doth every sin deserve?

Q: What doth every sin deserve? A: Every sin deserveth God’s wrath and curse, both in this life, and that which is to come. Q: What doth God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse due … Continue reading

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The River King

Watched The River King this evening with some of the usual suspects. The cinematography and attention to detail was fantastic. It’s a shame the story wasn’t up to much. This level of film-making should be reserved for films which are … Continue reading

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