Archive | March, 2013

We did it!

(Back, from left) Jon, me, Tammy, Rob, Bronwyn, Matt. (Front, from left) Devon, Gavin and

IT was at my cousin’s wedding, somewhere around January 2012, and it was probably because of the wine. My cousins and I decided it would be a good idea to run the Two Oceans half marathon. 21.1km. I won’t bore you with runner’s stories, I’ll leave that to another blog post… but the short version […]

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Peace in the crazy


MANY people I bump into at the moment are saying that life is just crazy busy at the moment… I certainly understand what they mean. On more than one occasion it feels like going back to work on Monday is a relief from the craziness of the weekend! It is a very easy and obvious […]

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The RCB and you


I FIND it quite amusing that artists who do not belong to a major record label call themselves “independent” artists. I’ve unwittingly branded myself and our band in that category, until yesterday. (more…)

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MY wife and I have a prevailing difference of opinion, which every so often rears it’s head in our marriage. (more…)

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Some thoughts on money

Lunch. The Calders & the Wilsons.

There’s an interesting article on money in the February 2013 edition of Men’s Health. It equates money to drugs. A number of experiments involving money as the incentive changed people’s behaviour in a particular task. Money makes you do things you wouldn’t normally do. Of course we intuitively know this… but the numbers are pretty […]

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Have fun


It’s March, people. March. Two months of 2013 have gone already. So how has your year been so far? Given the number of hours in a day, I think we’re doing pretty well. Greg is still alive, mostly, and the rest of the band are still tolerating my crazy notions of what we should be […]

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What We Need To Be Free From

HAVE you ever woken up on any particular day and think that life is just too much? There’s just too […]

What’s your instinctive view of God?


UNDER pressure, we reveal our true belief of ourselves and our true belief of God. There’s no hiding it. If […]

What’s going on in your head?

I often go running with playlists of music that keep me moving faster than I would ordinarily, and listening to […]

A story about Graeme Pope-Ellis

So in the midst of the my fitness programme, I try and keep some additional cardio going on. I generally […]