Workshop coffee / Toby’s Estate decaf. Shop RG01A, the Galeries Victoria, 500 George St, Sydney. Not much bigger than a hole in the wall, opposite the town hall side entrance to the QVB, there are two espresso machines and three grinders, and a kitchen out the back. Somehow they have crammed in a bench and […]
Audio Book: Religion Saves: and nine other misconceptions Mark Driscoll is the lead pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington, and this book was based on a sermon series that Mark preached at his church. Each chapter is devoted to answering a question that was crowd-sourced from visitors to the Mars Hill Church website. […]
Is anyone coming with me to Duckfest 2010? Update: Duckfest 2010 in review.
One of the least represented forms of writing online would seem to be poetry, and in particular, the kind of poetry that I heard as a young boy. Here is the story of Matilda, who told lies from the amazing “Cautionary Tales for Children”.
Neoma organic coffee. Level 4, Oxford St bridge Bondi junction Westfield. Despite the somewhat painful antics of the well-to-do patrons ahead of me in the queue, the wait is bearable. Seating for around 40, including communal tables on either side, is provided overlooking Oxford St, and there are wine and cheese tastings every thursday at […]
This week, instead of driving to college, I caught the train in. This meant I had some extra time to look at this week’s homework, which only took about 25 minutes to finish. I think I spent more time than that just tellin myself I could get to it later, and that I should concentrate […]
One challenge that comes with learning Hebrew is when a word has multiple definitions. It’s worth trying to learn these definitions in order, since the earlier meanings occur more frequently than the later ones. This means that my vocab drill process is to look at the Hebrew characters, try to convert them straight to sounds, […]
Karmee coffee. 224 Harris St, Pyrmont. I read about someone having a good meeting here on twitter, and it was about the right distance from work to make it there and back in a lunchtime walk. Don’t be put off by the seemingly high prices, and the stylish furniture: this is still just an appealing […]
DVD: Capote To be honest, I was looking to rent “Children of Men”, but I couldn’t find it at the video store, so I thought I’d have a look at this one instead. Philip Seymour Hoffman is in the title role, and it’s really a movie built around his performance. We are introduced to the […]
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