Saturday, June 16, 2018

The changing world (117) Jul 82

Jul 1st Packing. N Ireland and Aussies draw. USSR beat Belgium.
2nd     Packing and labelling. Lunch Kimbers. Hillcrest potluck dinner. Did Hoilloway monologue. Germany beat S[pain. Argentina lost to?
3rd      Lunch at Wells. Dinner at Koops.Packing. Farewell party with tribute from Dick.
4th      HQ service. To Daffo. Heavy rain. Spoke in church. Send off with songs. Lunch with pastor and chief. To Gidiri. Big skid in the mud. Tea with Oakleys. Greeted Pam Brenton. Final packing.
5th      Four hours to Kano in two vehicles. 997 Kg lfreight. Staying SIM. Freight N710plus N110 insurance. England drew with Spain and shock defeat of Brazil by Italy.
6th      11:10 Kano. Sabena DC10 not as good as KLM. Brussels 4:40. Heathrow 6:45 . met by Overends and John Reubens of Welwyn.
7th      Enjoyed an apple . Phoned family from Overends.
8th      Application to UCCF. Job offered at IPC. Took children to library to borrow. Hungary beat Poland and Germany defeat France on penalties.
9th      Took Rachel to swings. Katy to Chariots of fire.
10th     Tea at Braithwaites, barnet. hendon RAF museum visited.
11th     bob Sheehan on love of god at Welwyn. Italy deserved winners of World]d Cup against West Germany.
12th     First electronic game for the children. Played on TV. Welwyn elders.
13th     Tea with Sheehans.
14th     Dad came in the morning and drove us to Skipton.
15th     To Lightwater Valley park. Houlstons and rebut and family visited.
16th      Indian lunch Ripon. Visited Grahams.
17th      Lunchtime fish and chips from Thirsk. Masham traction engine rally. Steak out with Geoffrey and Sara for dinner.
18th       Malcolm peters at Hamilton in the morning. Hear John Legg may leave Northallerton. Katy to canton Methodists. Anthony Williams visited. talked about EMF Poland. Preached. Priory Street York has a split.
19th        Chatted with Malcolm Peters at his Thirsk market bookstall. Visited Rayner's at Wimbledon
20h         Picnic at Sheepwash, Osmotherley. Children paddled. Dinner with Houlstons at Carpenters Arms, Flitwick. Excellent.
21st        York Railway museum with ladies. Trip on river with Geoffrey and Sara.
22nd       Dad took us to patters bar. Took a load to 52 Cleveland road Ealing where Elliott says we are welcome as long as we need it at £30 a week initially.
23rd          Another load to 52.
24th          Took load to 52 then the family. Supper with parsons.
25th           Brian Knell preached at IPC. He is to be General secretary North Africa mission. Picnic lunch in church garden. With IPC leadership and Steve Bickley discussed future employment and said it was impractical as yet.
26th           Brian Knell interviewed me for UCCF job. Some air freighted books damaged by rain.
27th           Unpacking. dunner at Bickley.
29th           Dave Bickel visited. Myra and Dorothy too. Discussed will with them and David Barnes.
30th           Long talk with Bickley about the church. Unpacking.
31st           Larsons away on holiday. Walk to allotments and park with family.

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