Allpress espresso. 1100 Middle Head Rd, Mosman. From the outside, this looks like an old school canteen building, but it’s much more than that. outdoor and indoor seating, and a space (labelled “bark park”) for dogs to grab a drink of water. It’s a beautiful place to spend some time (especially outdoors, with a great view […]
Five Senses coffee. 27 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills. Still setting up – they’ve been open a couple of weeks now and are still running on a reduced menu, mostly sandwiches for lunchtime. It’s a great-looking space, though easy to miss from the street. They’re clearly serious about their coffee – it’s a siphon bar and […]
Just working through a massive backlog of links that I’ve marked to blog “someday”, and this guide to copyright and licences looks very thorough.
Little Marionette coffee. 344 Bourke St, Surry Hills. Come for the pushbikes, stay for the coffee and the service. This place, with seating for around 20 people, adjoins a beautiful bike shop that – if you have the cash on you – may convince you to embrace the lifestyle of the cyclist. Coffee – ground […]
Coffee Rosso. Shop 4, 19 Marco Ave Revesby. This stretch of shops hasn’t been the site for good coffee over the years and so this new appearance is a welcome one. Look further inside and you’ll see a great range of pastries, including some macaroons that can compete with offerings from more likely suburbs. Coffee […]
Cowboys and Aliens I’ve long been a fan of Jon Favreau movies (Swingers, Iron Man and to a lesser extent Made and Iron Man 2), and so was looking forward to this one. The “blonde Bond” – Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Olivia Wilde (13 from House, and the only female character in Tron 2) […]
Keep Your Greek: Strategies for Busy People One of the challenges with part-time theological study is to try and hang onto the language learning that you’ve been doing. Having lost a lot of the Hebrew that I studied last year, I thought that this book was worth picking up. It’s a very short book, adapted […]
If you’re trying to put a quick video together, and you have a mac with Keynote, you should read this how-to.
The Future of Justification: A Response to N. T. Wright and Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision I’ve just spent a week at college listening to lectures on the apostle Paul’s doctrine of justification by Douglas Moo. I’m still thinking through the things that I’ve learned, but thought I’d mention the two books we needed […]
A short video on what to concentrate on, if you’re trying to be the best leader you can be. “Your fully exploited strengths are always of far greater value to your organization than your marginally improved weaknesses.”