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[kottke] Review of the first Superman movie in the New Yorker from 1979.
M M café, north sydney Originally uploaded by cafedave. Schibello coffee. Looking very modern, with slate, dark wood and metal interior, this new café has appeared on mount st with seating for about 20 inside and outside. The manager is friendly, enthusiastic and efficient, taking orders and making coffees. Coffee is good; milk a little […]
Manhattan café and grill, north sydney Originally uploaded by cafedave. Manhattan house blend coffee. On walker st, a new foyer leads to another café opening up. As close to five-star hospitality as you’ll get in north sydney, the staff are professional and friendly. Coffee is a good temperature and flavour: their secret house blend is […]
While offline over the weekend, I needed to work out the answer to a Star Wars trivia question, so I sent a text message to a friend: “What is the name of the main ewok in ROTJ?”, and received back a one-word message as an answer: “Wicket”. Turns out that my mobile number wasn’t in […]
I’ve moved everything across to wordpress: excuse the dust while everything settles.
Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God J.I. Packer has written a work in answer of the question “If God is sovereign – if He controls everything, then why should we tell people about Jesus?”. What is the difference between the precepts of God (what God wants from our behaviour) and the purpose of God (the […]
DVD: Plan 9 from Outer Space Called the worst film ever made, and perhaps this is fair, this is the science fiction tale of a group of aliens and their sinister plot. Watchable mainly for how poorly made it is, it has stood the test of time quite well.
From the file of unlikely religious groups: Christian Deer Hunters. Perhaps they’re unfamiliar with the story of St Giles, who it seems was killed by a deer hunter’s errant arrow.
Last minute study Originally uploaded by cafedave. Not content with an evening of poor sleep, i’m up early for some last-minute revision.