Saturday, 31 May 2008
It was taken from the Auckland airport on the way back to Australia. We left LA at 5:30pm Sunday and arrived in NZ at 5:30am Tuesday, just before the sun came up.
I will let you know how I go.
Monday, 26 May 2008
You know you are in Australia when:
- You use the wiper controls (mounted on the left side of the steering column) to show other drivers which direction you are turning
- You use the indicator control (found on the right side of the steering column) to put the car into park
- The price of petrol (not gas) is $1.55 and diesel $1.82. Canadian $1.47 and $1.72 respectively
Blessings to you all
Sunday, 18 May 2008
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
I will have more to say later
Love, Adrian XO
Monday, 12 May 2008
Many people have asked me, "what is the first thing will when you get home?" I have given varying answers, but I can now give you the final answer: have a shower!!! After traveling for 32 hours I'm sure my friends will appreciate me not smelling like a gym towel.
PS: thanks for leaving early this morning Phil.
Friday, 9 May 2008
- Go to your tv and pull out the the antenna cable
- Turn on the tv
- When snow has appeared on the screen get on your knees and push your nose against the glass and try and see the edge of the road. Can you see it? No. Good.
- Place your hands on the side of the tv, or even better, if you have a tv cabinet grab hold of the sides of the cabinet. This is now your steering wheel.
- While keeping your nose on the screen (which is now your windscreen) and hands on the wheel try and feel the vibration of the car driving on the edge of the road and heading for the ditch. If you can feel the car leaving the road, correct its path by gently steering in the opposite direction .
Thursday, 8 May 2008
Wednesday, 7 May 2008
It was an extraordinary day. To hear so many people say many nice things about me was overwhelming. Can everything they say be true? Truly God has used me in this place to speak his word to his people, who are also my blessed friends.
I was struggling to know what to say that made my gratitude for everything the people of Faith have done for me sound genuine. Just saying thank you didn't seem enough. A friend said, ‘speak from your heart’. So I did and I managed to say everything I wanted to say.
To wind down from the emotional high of my farewell I went home and gave my new camera lens and spin. I photographed the flowers in a bouquet from church. I’m happy with my new toy.
Blessings to you all.
May you friends know how much you love them, as I know my friends love me.
Thursday, 1 May 2008
I have not been thinking much about going back home until last Saturday night. I went to bed early and started thinking, what is the first thing I will do when I get back to my unit? Sleep for two days? Visit my friends? Go and sit in the park across the road from my unit where I often go and talk to God? Eat a pie and sauce?... That was the end of getting to sleep early.
The jury is still out, but I will be glad to get off the plane.