Tag Archives: God

‘Mixed Messages’ Blog 14 – 2018

The Card read ‘My Grandma is a star because she is a follower of God the most high and she is the best.’ I am sure many other Grandmas’ received such precious handwritten cards around mother’s day. The reason I mention … Continue reading

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‘The Big Picture’ Blog 12 -2018

“So you haven’t heard of St Felix of Nola?” I asked Doug after reading him a quote attributed to the saint. “No, but I have heard of Robert the Bruce!” He responded with a grin. For a moment I was … Continue reading

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Never too Old! Blog 11 – 2018

“I remember you reading the Little House on the Prairie books to us back in the late 70’s.” Anita recalled. “It was probably about 1978-79.”  “Each night we would sit around the table and listen to a chapter before we … Continue reading

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The Grand old Duke Blog No 8 – 2018

“Are you sure that you will be OK with Steven grandma? You don’t think he will be too much for you? I couldn’t help smiling at eight year old Daniel’s concern. “I will be fine son. I will just do … Continue reading

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It’s a free gift! Blog No 7 – 2018

“I……um…..I’ll speak to Dad and see what he says……” I paused; knowing I was sounding quite underwhelmed. “I’ll get back to you,” was my feeble response. Usually good at thinking on my feet this time I failed miserably! The logistics … Continue reading

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Good News! Blog No 6 – 2018

The text from Gloria read “Had a rush trip by train (to Melbourne), this morning with Karen. Left at 8am back on the 11:17am, she is going to China and had to get a copy of her Marriage certificate and … Continue reading

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Ancestry? Blog no 5 – 2018

Doug’s sister Nancy told him that the Nowell’s descended from the Huguenots who fled France for England back in the sixteenth century. If you watched ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ last week you will have seen that Derek Jacobi … Continue reading

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Anyone for Wensleydale? Blog 2 -2018

“The worst cheese I ever ate was when I was out rabbiting with Dad and Mick Rowe near Lake Cargelligo back in the fifties.” Doug grimaced! “The rabbit buyer brought supplies out to us which included some very hard cheese.” … Continue reading

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Great Expectations Blog 1 – 2018

After their long summer holidays all the children are back to school here in Australia. When our three grandsons picked up their supplies their 4 year old brothers, Steven and Andrew wanted to know where their books and pencils were. … Continue reading

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‘Deepest, Darkest, Africa’ Blog 20-2017

When I was a girl, I was always worried that God would call me to be a missionary in deepest, darkest, Africa. I knew I couldn’t possibly be brave like David Livingstone or Mary Slessor who was known as the White … Continue reading

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