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The End is Nigh...

1 Mar 2022 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

Rollercoaster     Unsplash   Okay... I might be a touch melodramatic with that title, but I can start to see the beginning of the end! My kids are not little babies any more... however, much I remember them as that. The oldest is 10 and I can...

Fixing Up Some Play Equipment

27 Jun 2022 4 minute read 2 comments bengy

  I've never really been very handy... I have a mind that sort of likes the abstract, but when I aim to put those nebulous concepts into the real-world... well, the results are often not what I expect. However, over the time in the Netherlands whe...

Post-Move Part 6: School Worries...

2 Feb 2022 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  This is my series about trying to find our footing in Australia. It will no doubt be a series of joy and sadness and struggle... Things will turn out alright? Won't they? Part 1: Settling In and AdjustingPart 2: Checking In...Part 3: House Hunti...

Mission Accomplished (aka: Being a Parent)

15 Dec 2021 6 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Unsplash   Being a parent can be a bit like being the support/utility player for a team... you make sure that everything is in place and working smoothly... but you get none of the credit/glory... or any of the fun! Anyway, today was one of...

Happy Post-Humous Birthday, Dad.

15 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Oh, sweet dad, I just wish to see your faceWith your well shaved face, I want my fingers to traceYou give one of the best smilesIt's obvious to everyone even from a thousand milesNow, your old room is full of dust even with the tilesHere I come, wi...

Part 17: The Pre-Packing

17 Dec 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

  This is my little series on the big move back to Australia. Perhaps I will look back in the future and laugh... or cry!Part 1: Finding a Moving CompanyPast 2: A Slight Travel PanicPart 3: Comparing Crypto Tax Accounting platforms (Cointracking v...

You did not choose me but I chose you - Daily Bible Reading: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

25 Aug 2021 1 minute read 1 comment evgenima

John 15:16-25 (NRSV)   16You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. 17I am giving you these commands so that you may love...

The Move Part 11: A Father's Guilt

20 Nov 2021 5 minute read 0 comments bengy

    Unsplash   This is my little series on the big move back to Australia. Perhaps I will look back in the future and laugh... or cry!Part 1: Finding a Moving CompanyPast 2: A Slight Travel PanicPart 3: Comparing Crypto Tax Accounting platforms...

John - If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples - Daily Bible Reading: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

23 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments evgenima

John 8:21-38 (NRSV)   21Again he said to them, "I am going away, and you will search for me, but you will die in your sin. Where I am going, you cannot come." 22Then the Jews said, "Is he going to kill himself? Is that what he means by saying, 'Wh...

(Jaichai) Childhood, A Tape Recorder and My Father...

25 Oct 2021 2 minute read 0 comments JaiChai

  (image by Woman's Day)   Childhood, A Tape Recorder and My Father...   When I was a young boy and eager to show my Dad how grown-up I was, I kept badgering him to let me load his reel-to-reel tape recorder. Then the day finally came when my...