Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows A month ago, when there was still time to watch movies, I saw this Guy Ritchie film: unlike Ritchie’s original Sherlock film, this one is overrun with gun battles – this takes away from the simplicity of the old stories and moves it into a different genre. It has […]
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) Over a month since I saw this one at the movies: it’s a different kind of reflection with this much time elapsed. No longer is it the initial impression, but what were the lasting moments that stay with a viewer after a month? Tom Cruise is in fine form […]
Reuben Hills coffee. 61 Albion St, Surry Hills. To look at the front of this place, you might walk past, but if you’re looking for a great place for some good food and well-made coffee, then you should pause here. As you can see, they take their coffee-making very seriously with an open-plan kitchen and […]
I was rostered on to read the bible at church this week. Even after years of preaching and leading church services, this is a responsibility that I take seriously – I pre-read the passage a couple of times, and brought my old NIV paper bible around to read from. This, combined with a post over […]
Book: Revolutions in Worldview One of two books recommended by my lecturer for this semester as useful background to the “Knowledge of God” subject I’m studying at the moment. And right he was – this is an overview of the concept of worldview from back before there was such a thing, written by a number […]
A little old now, but I found the details on how Apple’s top secret product development process works to be fascinating.
With each trip around the sun, my perspective changes. What seemed the inflexibility of old age starts to make more sense. One excerpt from the sunscreen song that seemed particularly poignant over the weekend was “the older you get, the more you need the people you knew when you were young.” There was something energizing […]