Category Archives: Television

Unbroken

Unbroken is a film worth watching. Jack O’Connell’s performance is great, and he has received the BAFTA Rising Star Award this year. He plays Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who enlists in the military in WW2 and struggles through hardships, refusing to … Continue reading

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The Lion King Blooper Reel

Animated bloopers from the actors voicing in the studio!

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Prozac Nation, the Magdalene Sisters, and the Necessary End of the Church?

Prozac Nation is a memoir about a teenager who finds herself suffering from depression, struggling for help in what you could call a “dark night of a decade” in her life. Of the book itself, I felt that it was … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Bees

My New Year’s resolution to read a book was swiftly amended to reading a book a fortnight! The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd I have watched and loved the movie of this book many times. Honestly I found … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage

I loved watching the first episode of Simon Reeve’s Pilgrimage tonight on recommendation by friends and tutors. I don’t normally find myself enjoying and being able to stay focused on documentaries, but this one was special. There were times when I … Continue reading

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Dear Lord and Father of Mankind

Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways! Reclothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives Thy service find, In deeper reverence, praise. In simple trust like theirs who heard Beside the Syrian sea The gracious calling … Continue reading

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A Thankyou

THANKYOU to all the people that have written to me over the last week. I can’t believe how many emails and comments both here and on facebook I have received after last week’s post. And to all those who haven’t … Continue reading

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Is it Normal to Try to Connect with All of Humanity?

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. – John 8:7 I’ve been trying to figure out what to write for the last few days, and had begun slowly drafting a piece on the various distractions of the … Continue reading

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We Want to be Understood

I have lived in Britain all of my life, and am sad that Oprah Winfrey is not a more dominant part of our lives and television as she is in America. Today I was pointed to her inspirational Harvard Commencement … Continue reading

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We Begin With Water

Sorry it’s been two weeks rather than one, a lot of final deadlines for university! Last week was Christian Aid Week, and Christians have been widely donating and campaigning to bite back at hunger. I, along with many others, have been praying … Continue reading

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