The Reverend Canon Andrew Neaum
"House for Duty" Anglican Priest of John the Baptist Boldre with St Nicholas' Pilley
One time Editor of the Ballarat Church Chronicle, Columnist for Church Scene, Editor of "Affirmation"
Welcome to this my home page, feel free to
browse around. This site contains verse, articles and the weekly pewsheet
of St John's Church Wodonga, St Augustine's Shepparton in Australia
and from St John the Baptist, Boldre, in England, from 2002 to 2015.
MOST RECENT UPLOADS:
LINKS TO "BOLDRE STILL AND BOLDRE" (The ongoing weekly ruminations, aired prejudices and footling observations of a House for Duty Priest)
(An account of a journey on the freighter Bahia from Melbourne to Philadelphia via the Panama Canal and from Philadelphia to England on the freighter Rickmers Seoul to Antwerp and then on to England by ferry to take up a position in a very lovely parish in the Winchester Diocese)
FAIRLY RECENT ARTICLES:
"Australia Australia Australia" (2015) "John the Baptist as Uncouth Patron" "I Was Adored Once Too" "Oom Yacka Wurka" "The Groom's Speech" "Even as the Flowers of Spring" "Its God they Ought to Crucify" "Returning to Zimbabwe 1 & 2 &3 etc" "Robust Belief" "Burp, Burp Alleluia" "Brendon Gallacher" "Rector's Report in Verse 2011" "Laughter" "Warm to Sin" "Missing the Breeze for the Trees" "This & That (Ongoing Diary)" "Eggs, Folly, Cash and Age" "Christmas Round Robin 2011" "Respecting the Clergy at Christmas" "Perfidious Pommie, Ambivalent Aussie" "From the Rector: "Hoist by his Own Petard" "The Truth about Shepparton" "Return to Tristan da Cunha" "His Final Rector's Report" "In My End Is My Beginning" "A Walking Paradox" "To and Fro" "Celebrating Our Australian Connection 2014"
AN ONGOING DIARY COLUMN (June 2011 - June 2013)
RETURN TO TRISTAN DA CUNHA (Sept 2012 to Oct 2012):
CREATED DURING A 2012 TRIP TO ENGLAND
THE WRITINGS OF CANON DAVID NEAUM
(09/06/1912 – 28/12/2001) ONLINE:
(Incidents from fifty years of Anglican Ministry in England, the Island of Tristan da Cunha, Southern Africa and the Island of St Helena)