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Tree of Life (film review)


Arthur finally talked me into watching Terrence Malick’s Tree of Life and I enjoyed it much more than I expected to. Even the evolution-y, creation-y, impressionistic-y bit. Actually, especially that bit. And the dinosaurs (cheesy, I know, but I’ve got a thing for dinosaurs!) But this film is more than […]

Knowing God (Trinity series)


I’ve made two introductory posts to this Trinity series (1, 2). Now we get to the guts of it. The first reason why the Trinity makes such a difference is because only if God is Trinity can we truly know God. And because God is Trinity, he also knows us. […]

Stripped (Eddie Izzard)

Last week Arthur and I went to see Eddie Izzard in his latest show Stripped. We’ve previously enjoyed his humorous take on European history in Dress to Kill and this time amused ourselves pre-show by translating the Hebrew paragraph on the backdrop. There were a number of other ancient languages there as well […]

Song of the Nightingale: Book Review

Song of the Nightingale is the story of Helen Berhane, imprisoned for 3 years for being a Christian in Eritrea. Helen belonged to a pentecostal denomination of Christianity which isn’t recognised in Eritrea. As a result, her singing ministry and Bible study group activities led to several arrests and then […]

The Scar Project

I came across The Scar Project over at The Hairpin. It’s a collection of photos of young breast cancer survivors shot by fashion photographer David Jay. They’re pretty confronting to look at. It’s a devastating issue.