David Podger is an Australian in his eightieth year. He became a Baha’i in 1957, six months before the passing of Shoghi Effendi, the much loved Guardian of the Baha’i Faith. He holds a doctorate in software design and served (1978-1984) at the Baha’i World Centre, establishing with other friends, its Data Processing Office. Before that, he and his South African born wife Sue lived (1965-1976) in Papua New Guinea. He and Sue now live in Bunbury, Western Australia.