Book review: The clocks (Agatha Christie)

Title: The clocks Author: Agatha Christie Publisher: Center point large print   Sheila Webb was a stenographer. One day she was instructed to visit Miss Pebmarsh for an assignment. Instead of seeing Miss Pebmarsh, she saw the body of a dead man in the living room. In her statement to the police Sheila Webb remembered… Continue reading Book review: The clocks (Agatha Christie)

Book review: Twelve unlikely heroes (John MacArthur)

Title: Twelve unlikely heroes Author: John MacArthur Publisher: Nelson Books What is a hero? In our modern society a soccer player who scores an impressive goal is regarded as a hero. So is a celebrity or pop star. John MacArthur disagrees. He believes the greatest heroes are those used by God for His glory, and… Continue reading Book review: Twelve unlikely heroes (John MacArthur)

The oldest prophecy recorded in the Bible

Enoch lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Methuselah. Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took… Continue reading The oldest prophecy recorded in the Bible

Switzerland travel: To use Euros or Swiss francs in Switzerland

Can I use Euros in Switzerland?   That was 1 question I asked before my trip to Switzerland. The answers on the travel forums were a mix of yes and no. The general advice was to use Swiss francs as that is the official currency of Switzerland. When I was at the shopping street, Hoheweg,… Continue reading Switzerland travel: To use Euros or Swiss francs in Switzerland

Hong Kong travel: Do not expect good customer service in Hong Kong

I visited Hong Kong many years ago. One thing that left a lasting impression is the customer service, or rather the lack of it, in Hong Kong. Let me share 2 instances in this post. I went to a traditional cafe aka cha chaan teng, for lunch. It was lunch hour thus the place was… Continue reading Hong Kong travel: Do not expect good customer service in Hong Kong

Peter and John saw the empty tomb but had different conclusions

Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first,… Continue reading Peter and John saw the empty tomb but had different conclusions

Palm Sunday to Pentecost Sunday

Palm Sunday is the day the Lord Jesus Christ entered Jerusalem, and the people welcomed Him with leafy branches from palm trees and praises. This event is recorded for us in the 4 gospels. See Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:29-38, and John 12:12-19.   Good Friday is the day the Lord Jesus Christ was… Continue reading Palm Sunday to Pentecost Sunday