DVD: Son of Rambow

DVD: Son of Rambow is the story of outsiders in a bizarre school, of imagination and film-making that will make you wonder why you ever stopped being 12 years old. with its references to Rambo, it’s probably not suited for very young kids.

dendy direct: The Ides of March

Dendy Direct: The Ides of March I liked the idea of having my movie rental money go through Dendy direct instead of to Apple’s coffers, so I’ve tried this out now a couple of times. It’s a fairly smooth process, although you have to log in via both a web browser and an app, so […]


I read the Bible this morning, as I do pretty-much every morning. I’ve been crawling my way through Acts a few verses at a time. This morning I finished chapter 25. Paul is slowly, slowly, making his way towards Rome. When Acts is read quickly, it’s dominated by the big narrative arc: a bunch of people taking Jesus’ message […]

apple TV – Guardians of the Galaxy

Apple TV: Guardians of the Galaxy  I heard a lot of positive things about this film when it was out at the cinemas, but it wasn’t something I made time for. Seeing it available for rent, and having an unexpected free evening, I hit the “rent” button and checked it out. This seems a film […]

24 ways, 2014 edition

Each year, a team of experts from the web community put together an advent calendar of posts about the web. This year, it kicks off with an overview of what it takes to build a website. If you’ve been out of the web development game for a while (as I have), it’s a useful refresher to […]