It's looking (at this stage, at least) that Britain is about to see a change in government, with the Conservative Party holding the early lead. I wonder what that will mean in terms of my Mom (and millions of other British pensioners living in Commonwealth countries) getting their pensions unfrozen? My Mom's has been fixed since 1998 in terms of a bizarre and discriminatory ruling that states that UK pensions are frozen for those living in certain countries. If she were to return to the UK, her pension would almost quadruple!
It may have been the sampling of that pineapple beer in Standard 8 that resulted in me choosing accountancy as my first career (and not touching alcohol since), but a far stronger Spirit has called me into my second career as I prepare for the exciting journey towards becoming a full-time minister in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Being married to my wonderful wife Belinda, and having been blessed with an amazing son, James, is living proof that accountants DO have a personality. (Or maybe Belinda just felt sorry for me, perhaps?)
Judging by the blogs of Dion Forster, Wessel Bentley, and others, it looks like being able to blog is one of the requirements for being a minister (!), so here goes...