Gavin Lawrie

Press Service International

Gavin Lawrie is a retired Barrister and Solicitor from Tweed Heads NSW Australia and author of the book: 'THE EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION: Uncovering The Faulty Science Of Dawkins' Attack On Creationism'. He is married to Jan with two adult children and they are grandparents.

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  • Pride drives it out

    My wife said: ‘you did a good job cleaning up the side’. A great uplifting compliment of recognition and appreciation.

  • Silent witness of fever

  • It’s better to make a decision…

    Sometimes clients sat opposite me wringing their hands in desperation not knowing what to do and might ask: ‘Gavin what do you think we should do?’

  • He fell asleep in…

    We were strolling through the war cemetery near the River Kwai in Thailand (of movie fame ‘Bridge Over the River Kwai’) close to the Myanmar (Burmese) border, reading the epitaphs on tombstones when I came across that of a twenty-six year old Aussie army sergeant. Its words jumped out at me and I called over my wife to read it too.

  • Consider the other side

    I was a young lawyer struggling to ‘make it' in the world. Our first child was about 6 months old and my wife was determined our baby should be baptised.

  • Silent witness of the thumb

    A long-standing elderly client was operating his ride-on lawn mower and  accidentally clipped a concrete garden border which flipped the mower on its side with his foot caught underneath among the fast spinning blades.

  • Can’t see it? Won’t believe it.

    A common statement sometimes even made by a close relative. But whilst: We have a right to believe whatever we want, not everything we believe is right. Ravi Zacharias

  • Jesus’ Green Book

    A lie doesn’t become truth, a wrong doesn’t become right, and evil doesn’t become good just because it’s accepted by a majority: said Booker T Washington.

  • Two funerals

    There are only two ‘types’ of funeral. What? you say.

  • I’ve lived a pretty good life

    I haven’t lived a bad life. I mean not bad bad.