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Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing

I am a Christian and I have many doubts. I doubt God at times, but each time God is there. Through the years the times that I got closer to Him is when I went through hard ordeals. 7 more words

Art Blocked

films to consider on tv this week-end


Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011) – the first appearance of Andy Serkis as Caeser.  Channel 4 9pm.

American Pie (1999) – classic comedy starring Jason Biggs.   76 more words


Million Dollar Arm

This review first appeared in the Sunday Star-Times, June 2014

I realise I’m not exactly the target market for this Disney update on Jerry Maguire… 417 more words

Film Comment

Life Of Pi

My suffering left me sad and gloomy.

Life of Pi by Yann Martel


Life Of Pi (2012)

I must say, this film was a late screening for me. Despite all the hype and media around its debut, I was convinced that I would wait and if it was as good as they said, it would only be better later on, and it was! 491 more words


Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Sometimes I read a book and think, crikey, there’s a lot going on here (and yes my inner thinking voice definitely uses words like ‘crikey’). Usually when I feel like there is a lot of talking in metaphors, or some sort of attempt to pull the wool over the reader’s eyes, or (God forbid) a meditation on religion; then in the words of Duncan Bannatyne “I’m out”.   484 more words


There’s no right or wrong religion. A cosmic amount of beliefs and sets of gods simply exist, but this does not mean one or all of those are wrong. 545 more words

They Didn't Sound Profound Even In My Head