BIT'S AND PIECES FROM OUR LIFE TOGETHER

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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Why Science Does Not Disprove God

This article on the ‘Time’ magazine site takes up on the ongoing debate between science and God. For me it raises a question that intrigues my curiosity: Assuming God wins this debate, then where did God come from? The article… Biology, physics, mathematics, engineering and medicine help us understand the world, but there is much about life that remains a mystery. A number of recent books and articles would have you believe that—somehow—science has now disproved the existence of God. We know so much about how the universe works, their authors claim, that God is simply unnecessary: we can explain all the workings of the universe without the need for a Creator.   And indeed, science has brought us an immense amount of understanding. The sum total of human knowledge…

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Optical Illusion that Causes a Natural Hallucination