Movie: The Equalizer (2014)

The Equalizer is the new Denzel Washington action film from the director of Training Day. It’s a little over 2 hours long, with a slow build, some well orchestrated set pieces, and a truly disquieting bad guy – some scenes are uncomfortable viewing. It’s a muted performance from Washington, but this well suits the character […]

Notes from parenting course

Kel and I went to a parenting course this weekend: there were lots of notes handed out, but there were also a few additional recommendations made: both books and articles. If you want a better understanding of parenting, these resources might be helpful: Maggie Hamilton: Our Girls The Confidence Gap Carol Dweck: Mindset The world needs […]

new watches and the shrinking attention span

A bit of insomnia struck around 5am Sydney time, and I thought I’d check the predictable hysteria around the new Apple product launch. As everyone expected, there’s a new set of phones, and a new wearable device: the Apple Watch, as they’re calling it. The headlines are varied, but predictable: “everything you need to know […]