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Gregexplore last won the day on January 11

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About Gregexplore

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    I have perfect memory, but forgot where I put it.

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    Brother
  • First Name
    Greg
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    Married to a wonderful wife !
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    Australia, Melbourne
  • Publisher
    Yes of course !
  • Baptized
    1993

How I Found the Truth

  • How I found the Truth
    Informally on the roof ! No kidding

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    Photography, Trekking coastal areas in Victoria, Camping,
  • My favorite books
    Bible and in the near future New Scrolls !
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    Piano music
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    Don't have one ..boring is it ?

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  1. If you haven't heard of Marie Kondo yet, it won't be long before you do. Thanks to her new Netflix programme, the Japanese tidying guru has become January's "It girl". Chance is, you already know someone who is using her "KonMari" method, which promises not only a de-cluttered house, but also a clean mind. "When you put your house in order, you put your affairs, and your past in order, too," Kondo explains in her 2014 book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying. "As a result, you can see quite clearly what you need and what you don't, and what you should and shouldn't do." But is it really as simple as asking whether everything you own truly "sparks joy" and then throwing away anything that doesn't? "Do we just assume that de-cluttering is a good thing because it's the opposite of hoarding?" New York psychologist Vivien Diller wondered in The Atlantic back in 2015, pointing to patients who felt a compulsive need to de-clutter. "You take somebody who cannot tolerate mess or cannot sit still without cleaning or throwing things out, and we're talking about a symptom," she noted. So where, exactly, does all this leave those of us who really aren't that bothered by a little bit of mess, and are never likely to consider whether their socks truly give them joy? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-46875137
  2. 2 eggs per serving ( 3 times -weekly..talking about 6-7 eggs every week) Over an entire year your consumption of eggs is contributing 115kg to your annual greenhouse gas emissions. That's the equivalent of driving a regular petrol car 296 miles (476km). the same as heating the average UK home for 18 days. Your consumption of eggs also uses 14,349 litres of water, equal to 220 showers lasting eight minutes. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46865204
  3. Israel had a land flowing with milk and honey, and it appears Arizona's land is flowing with chocolate LOL
  4. Congratulations dear brother! (:P)....:hugs:

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    2. Myew

      Myew

      Moody tortoiseshell.

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    3. Tortuga

      Tortuga

      Musky - He'll stay a Mod as long as he keeps his payments up. 

       

      Read my contract again....:lol1:

    4. Beggar for the Spirit

      Beggar for the Spirit

      Very nice to have another good moderator. Congrats Richard. (:P)

  5. Gregexplore

    Russia Warns of U.S. War

    Just a small correction dear friend: Russian media appeared to threaten Europe and the world with an article in MK.ru saying that a new nuclear torpedo could create towering tsunami waves and destroy vast swaths of the earth's population. Appeared... it's a sensational expression in this case.
  6. Very hot here Down Under: Towns along the Murray River will face the most intense weather on Wednesday: Mildura, Echuca, Swan Hill and Wodonga are all expected to reach +46C degrees.

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    2. hatcheckgirl

      hatcheckgirl

       

      The Bom is forecasting purple and red everywhere because the front has stalled!  Ours starts Friday with 40C on Sunday 😟

    3. Gregexplore

      Gregexplore

      We are "cooking" here in Melbourne ..soon I'll be able to bake donuts without oven LOL

      Do I see Oak Valley +49C.... :scared:

    4. Vinnie

      Vinnie

      Wow, talk about cooking with solar  fire.  I still cannot imagine that kind of heat. I like it warm but that's too much over the top.  It was -15C here yesterday if that makes you feel any cooler.

       

      I'll send you some ice cubes. Don't  have to tell you friends to stay out of the sun eh?  X(   You'll be roasted.

       

       

  7. They are mostly young students and non Australians, we only had 1 Aussie studying and getting baptised. We have Chinese suburb on our territory as well... When it comes to Aussies.. unfortunately, it’s very difficult. Also the number of studies is boosted well with many children of baptised brothers and sisters still studying and making their way to baptism, and total figure reflects that.
  8. Friends, Could someone point to webpages, contacts of brothers and sisters who specialise in tours to Warwick Big thank you in advance
  9. We have 46 studies in 120 publishers in the congregation, many progressing nicely.
  10. Are you paying for my fare...? I took this as invitation, all cost covered ..LOL Bringing donuts....
  11. Some wonderful trips,events are being planned as we speak. The Otways region is around 3 hours from Melbourne, but varies depending on what part of the region you are visiting. Renowned for waterfalls, the striking cool temperate rainforest of the Great Otway National Park boasts one of the highest rainfalls in the state. Whether chilling-out or cooling-off, a waterfall makes for a stunning natural backdrop. On cooler days, especially after rain, watch the falls transform into a roaring curtain of water. And on a hot summer’s day, enjoy some shady respite through the sheltered forest to the water’s edge. Boasting a mind-blowing collection of walking tracks and trails across amazingly diverse terrain, choose your landscape – cliff top, coastal, rainforest or bush trail or all four at once! The Californian Redwoods Located along the picturesque Aire Valley Road, close to the quaint town of Beech Forest, this is a delightful place to stop and enjoy a picnic or just a short stroll into the forest. The awe-inspiring Californian Redwoods (Sequoia trees), were planted alongside the river in 1939. This unique forest is enchanting and is an experience that you will not forget. TIP: You are only a few minutes drive to Hopetoun Falls, so try and allow time to check it out too!
  12. On the 13th October, over 700 elders from the greater Melbourne area gathered at the Melbourne Assembly Hall for a motivating and encouraging meeting. Representatives of the Australasia branch office, along with both the Convention and Hospitality Committees were present to provide an update on how congregations can be involved in showing hospitality for international delegates attending the 2019 Melbourne International Convention. Information was also given on the process publishers can follow in volunteering for hospitality, and for convention departments such as cleaning and attendants. Several department overseers provided an update on the progress that had already taken place in making the necessary preparations for the convention. All left the meeting with a sense of appreciation for the enormous effort being made to ensure that the 2019 Melbourne International Convention takes place decently, by arrangement, and above all, brings glory to Jehovah’s name. The congregations to which they returned were infused with the same excitement that the elders carried with them.
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