Knee Deep

It was back to the knee specialist today for a pre-operative check and discussion....

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Titus 3

We looked at this chapter in bible study last night and what is contained within is pure gold for Christians. Reading this as a Christian I see a great list of things that I am…

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Lots’ wife moment

Today at lunch I was wandering up George St towards Martin Place. As I waited to cross the street I noticed, as did ALL the guys walking that way, and in particular the opposite…

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On My Knee

My right knee is broken, that's no new news. It was injured back in late February during a Mighty Kites game, back when we were.

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Change Your Imagination??

This year I changed hair salons from Beecroft to Castle Hill, the reason being that my stylist had left the salon and I wasn't too pleased with the replacement(s). After three…

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Long Exposure

On Wednesday night we went out for dinner with some family friends who were here from Hong Kong at Marigold. Dinner was scheduled for 6:30pm, so in the 1.5 hours spare I spent…

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Public Enemies

Thanks to Alfie's Dad and subsequently Alfie; who gave me 2 free movie tickets to be used by the end of July, I got along to see Public Enemies a couple of Fridays ago with Jase.

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Peaktime glory

I find it pretty annoying when I'm on the train home to see all this glorious light and the way it mixes through the environment when I don't have a way to capture it in a decent…

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G&T’s Engagement Party

On Saturday I spent the majority of my day at the Newport Arms Hotel to mark the engagement of Geoff and Tiff.

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Small Group Reminder

At the start of the year we looked at an article on "how to be in a small group" which listed helpful tips on how a member should act and why we were there, or why we should be…

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Cedar Boys @ Apple Store

Tonight after work I dropped into the Apple Store for their first 'meet the filmmaker' event featuring the writer/director/actor Serhat Caradee and actors: Rachael Taylor and Les…

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Milo Alexander Druitt

My previous bible study co-leaders Marcus and Helen Druitt have today been blessed with a son.

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Spot prayers

Another interesting photo popped up in my reader this week: Save Our Soul

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Changes as good as holidays??

With school holidays upon us, well those fortunate enough to have them, I thought I'd entertain the idea of change and it's effect on life. Ye olde saying "a change is as good as…

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Sore Knees, need prayer.

This morning at work, I find out that another 2 colleagues had gotten engaged over the last few days…. That’s 6 guys that have, theoretically, dropped to one knee in the act of…

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Sometimes

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On Bended Knee

Yesterday afternoon I received a pleasant phone call from Geoff; He's fallen to the MTS curse/blessing of finding a wife during the 2 year trainee period, like so many from St…

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MCA Rising Tide

For this weeks catch-up Julie and I got along to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) to check out their latest exhibition: Rising Tide: Film & Video Works From The MCA…

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Friday Fille

This morning on the late train there was a pretty young lass that particularly caught my eye. She had this kind of cheekish smile/grin for pretty much the entire journey…. Who…

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Fire Eaters

I've just gone and burnt my feed using feedburner.

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Three Ts and Jesus

Upcoming at 7fifteen this week James Warren will be preaching a sermon entitled Technology, Twitter, TiVo and iJesus.

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EOFY

Today is the last day in the Financial Year. Working in a bank has enough pressures at end of month, so today should be a real corker....

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Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

I've just finished watching this and it was a great movie!! More transforming robots thrashing and trashing each other as in the first outing, and also some awkward comedy and…

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Ghosts and Stuff

Today on my weekly catchup with Julie we wandered up to the Japan Foundation Gallery inside Chiefly Place to see an exhibition by Andrea Innocent aka innocentgirl called…

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Car phone??

As I was on the way home on the train tonight I got a call. Thanks to OS 3.0 I was informed that it was Belinda or Yip Law and they were calling from the car.

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Nice Photos

In my reader I follow several photoblogs that amazingly post a daily photo, each of good quality... I thought I'd share a couple that recently caught my eye

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Public hug

After lunch with some St Pauls people today, we were saying farewells and after a handshake Manny throws his arms up in the air and embraces me in a hug.

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Sore with the Mighty Kites

Last night I made a return to the courts at Fred Caterson Reserve to play ball with The Mighty Kites against Midnight Gamblers after a few months on hiatus thanks to a tear in my…

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iPhone OS 3.0

The Internets are a buzz today with iPhone OS 3.0 going live via iTunes. The software brings a number of features that were lacking in previous versions of the software, and then…

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Growing on Me

This year I've changed salons to Inspiration in Castle Hill. My latest cut with Ashley was about 3 weeks ago now.

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New Name??

I got a new name last night at church whilst mucking around with some of the guys. I know that the new name that the Lord will gives will be even more exciting!!

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Blogging History

The other night as I was skyping with Simon Nixey who has recently cottoned on to reading CHONGLAND. He asked me if I go back and look at my old posts and how often....

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WordPress 2.8 & subsequent new theme

Today Wordpress released their latest version - 2.8 entitled Baker. I've gone ahead an installed (with a little difficulty) and hence there's a lovely new theme based on the…

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Temporary Theme

For those that visit the site, please excuse the current theme. I'm having difficulties with the current one and am awaiting Wordpress 2.8's imminent release on the 10th to…

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We Love

On Saturday I got along to We Love Sounds at the Hordern Pavillion and surrounds. This would have been my fourth or fifth year there. My main drawcard for heading along being…

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London Elektricity@Bassdrop

On Wednesday night I had the absolute pleasure of seeing and, more importantly, hearing London Elektricity aka Tony Coleman and MC Wrec for Bassdrop at Favela.

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Bible Study – Week 7

This week at Bible study we started off looking at the first 6 of the 39 Articles of Religion. We delved into our continued study of evangelism with being beautiful. This was an…

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Offensive Original Sin

The article The very useful doctrine of original sin by Ross Allen published in The Briefing [Issue 344 - May 2007] explains how useful and practical the doctrine of original sin…

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Fervr Launch Event

Yesterday afternoon I got along to the Fervr Launch Event down at the Courtyard Marriott, North Ryde. It was good to see a whole bunch of Christians supporting Fervr. After…

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Focal adjustment – Legs

I have to admit I'm a fan of legs. God is not taken aback by them, as written by the Psalmist in Psalm 147. So I should not be as much as I am, despite them being His creation,…

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Bible Study – Term 2

So far this term I've not mentioned what we've been doing in Bible Study, unlike last term. We've also been starting off the night reading a range of articles based on current…

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Life Detox – the cover and the title page

I read (or at least used to) this Tumblr (an artsy type blogging platform) by Rachel Manchester, I guess I'd class her as an acquaintance.... Someone I've seen and know of, have…

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iPhone Visual Voicemail

I was delighted to see that visual voicemail had finally made its way down-under today as reported by Gizmodo and officially at Vodafone, a fairly big plus for purchasing the…

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C-C-C-Changes

A few changes afoot on CHONGLAND, most notably on the main site with a theme change.

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Poker Millions

Tonight it was over the the Grand Hotel for a quick lesson on Texas Hold'em poker, dinner and then a Millions tournament.

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Lunch @ World Square Pub

Had the pleasure of dining with some of my fellow St Paulians today down at <a href="World Square Pub, previously named Equilibrium.

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The Week Ahead

Mundane Monday off to a flying start!! Diary is looking quite busy for the week. Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.

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The Status of CHONGLAND

Good Morning Blogosphere!! Apologies for the neglect and lack of blog posts.... Things have been pretty hectic of late, resulting in a lack of time to complete blog posts.... (I…

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Mis-fortunate rebuke

Now this isn't something I'm proud of... and something that I need to work on. So it was a timely rebuke, and the mis-fortune was that it was a very public one...

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Rudd can affect Holiness

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Saltyouth.com

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Making the cut

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Round 21 – Mighty Kites vs And Far Away

The final round of the summer competition this week and we were up against And Far Away.

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Bible Study – Week 7 (Luke 16 – 18)

This week we changed up the location to Jason's flat on account of the family von Everett down and out with gastro or some variation thereof. This week we met Rach and Alfie…

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Round 20 – Mighty Kites vs Bruins

In the second last round we went up against Bruins. We almost had a full complement this week; I was able to make it back on court, albeit not 100%, but Nima was out due to the…

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Announcements

A couple of announcements from companies that have registered on the CHONG radar in the last couple of days

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Bible Study – Week 6 (Luke 13 – 15)

This week our members were delayed due to some horrible traffic on the roads. Yet we still kicked off roughly around 7, with some people still eating dinner. We started with…

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Round 19 – Mighty Kites vs Midnight Gamblers

This week the Mighty Kites went up against Midnight Gamblers in a late night tangle...

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Christian Love

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