[ swiss miss ] A big part of learning how to work with a Greek New Testament is talking about scribal errors that are made when taking one document, and painstakingly making a duplicate copy of it. In the early days, it would be manually copying one document at a time, and later (it seems), […]
Book: A New Kind of Christian In response to the recent article and blog posts about author Brian McLaren, a friend of mine who I respect (but often disagree with) recommended that I read one of McLaren’s earlier, but highly influential works: A New Kind of Christian. The book is a highly readable story about […]
[daring fireball] Cigarette Book Packaging – tiny (classic) books placed in custom-designed cigarette packets.
How to Speak by Patrick Winston is a brilliant talk that self-illustrates.
Overcoming The cult of busy
[hollingsworth] Photos of Australia’s best coffee houses from The Australian.
A friend of mine – karen – is one of the most book-oriented people I know. She has a massive book collection, is thoroughly well-read, and is also a big advocate of comic books and graphic novels. As such, she has long been going to KinoKuniya and advocating that others do the same. It’s her […]
Stazione espresso coffee. 2/1 Clarke St, Earlwood. Not a suburb I know well, but a quick scout around reveals this place selling a brand I’m unfamiliar with, and that clinches it for me. Undistracte by the man filling an ashtray while reading his paper, and the group of middle-aged ladies enjoying their breakfast, I head […]
Grinders Giancarlo coffee. 73-75 MacArthur St, Ultimo. Searching for cafes near the Powerhouse museum, I’ve noticed this place a number of times – its most striking aesthetic point, visible even from the street, is its gold feature wall. It gives what is otherwise a normal fit-out a sense of occasion and style. Between the indoor […]
Last night, as an early birthday present, I went along to Duckfest 2010 at MUMU Grill where head chef / owner Craig Macindoe was cooking duck (provided by urbanfoodmarket) in a variety of ways for a large crowd of people. If his staff were fatigued after a long day, it was hard to tell. Despite […]