BIT'S AND PIECES FROM OUR LIFE TOGETHER

Some Christmas traditions…

… Just to help us understand the strange things we do at this time of year.

Christmas Blessings!

Afrikaans: Geseende Kerfees! Albanisch: Gëzuar Krishlindjet! Apache: Gozhqq Keshmish! Arabisch: I’D Miilad Said! Aragonese: Nabidà! Armenisch: Shenoraavor Nor Dari! Asturisch: Bones Navidaes! Bandang: Mbung Mbung Krismie! Bengalisch: Shuvo Baro Din! Bislama: Mi wisim yufala eerywan one gutfala Krismas! Bretonisch: Nedeleg laouen! Bulgarisch: Vasel Koleda! Chaha (Äthiopien): Bogem h n mh m! Cherokee: Danistayohihv! Cheyenne: Hoesenestotse! Dänisch: Glædelig Jul! Deutsch: Fröhliche Weihnachten! Englisch: Merry Christmas! Eskimo: Jutdlime pivdluarit! Esperanto: Gajan Kristnaskon!…

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Everyone’s here (more or less) for the meeting

Meetings are always hazardous — sometimes in a funny way. No matter how mannerly a group of people might be, personalities are on display and mishaps occur. We don’t even need to be in the same room anymore for business relationships to spell themselves out: communication proceeds via conference call. This video records the special features that telephones and meeting apps bring to a conference of colleagues. Click below or…

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Building Upstairs (part 2)

Visual changes were gradual for week 9 through 18 Go to Building upstairs,  Building Upstairs (Part 3)

I love you…

 

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Gwen and I have been using a program to make budgeting easier and even enjoy it. It was prompted by us attending a financial course at our church. The course is called “Biblical Financial Study”, by Crown Financial Ministries. The program is called You Need a Budget ( YNAB ). Take a look at it here. Or give me a call and I’ll show you around…

Some amazing new technology!

How to make a flute!

Kay is going to attempt this…  

Remembering Robin Williams:

Watch the Actor’s Best Performances  

Building Upstairs

1 June 2014 We’re adding a 2 bedroom unit on the top of our house. Many delays were experienced getting planning permission. Started working with the architect, Bryan Lee, in February 2013. The plans were finally approve in March 2014. Construction was due to start 1 May 2014. Then steel was not available so the framing was only delivered 2 June 2014. Week 1: 1-7 June Monday 2 June it rained so no work started. Tuesday to Friday the building started in ernest. John and his team arrive before 8am each morning and progress has been pleasing The roof tiles have been removed and the rafters cut back to make way for the new structure. A steel beam was inserted over the downstairs dining-room. This will support the new floor where…

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