Monday, 28 August 2006

The pretexts are always found in some spacious appearance of a real good.

We do not draw the moral lessons we might from history ... In history a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past errors and infirmities of mankind ... History consists, for the greater part, of the miseries brought upon the world by pride, ambition, avarice, revenge, lust, sedition, hypocrisy, ungoverned zeal, and all the train of disorderly appetites ... These vices are the causes of those storms. Religion, morals, laws, prerogative, privileges, liberties, rights of men, are the pretexts. The pretexts are always found in some spacious appearance of a real good. - E. Burke

Saturday, 19 August 2006

Saturday, 12 August 2006

Proud aunty procrastination

These were taken at easter, when everyone was down. Look at how much the boys have changed and grown since then!!!! (comparing with the pic from yesterdays' post that is!)

Mum and Rohan (who was smiling at Ashar)

Mum and Rohan

Yoda Rohan

Dad and the crew

Dad and Ashar

And here's Arrigo, their cousin with Ashar (penguin top), Rose and Rohan. Arrigo is about the same age, but was born at the right time, not 10 weeks early like Ashar and Rohan.

Friday, 11 August 2006

The boys at 6 months

I'm procrastinating in a serious way, avoiding writing my history by doing other uni work (that takes real committment) so I thought I'd share a recent pic of the boys. Aren't they beautiful?

And for everyone who has troubles understanding the Bible (are we gold or clay?):
When the Almighty himself condescends to address mankind in their own language, his meaning, luminous as it must be, is rendered dim and doubtful by the cloudy medium through which it is communicated. - James Madison
Well I'd best be off to keep on reading.... and writing. It's only 750 words, but it's just SO hard!

Kat's off today too... The day after major airport security shuffles. Timing!