• 2022 Christmas movies: the good, the bad, the glittery

    Holiday season is upon us and that means a new playlist of good and not so good Christmas movies. I’ll document some highlights here. This will be a post in progress until Christmas. 22 November Falling for Christmas (2022) ** 24 November Christmas with you (2022) *** 25 November Return to Christmas Creek (2018) ** […]

  • “No” to hate speech on Twitter

    The New York Times today: Before Elon Musk bought Twitter, slurs against Black Americans showed up on the social media service an average of 1,282 times a day. After the billionaire became Twitter’s owner, they jumped to 3,876 times a day. Slurs against gay men appeared on Twitter 2,506 times a day on average before […]

  • Selecting the perfect Christmas gift

    A movie can have the right message but deliver it in a way that just doesn’t work and feels kind of awkward. 12 gifts of Christmas (2015) is that kind of movie. The script includes nuggets that are just great, but there are also numerous cringeworthy scenes, that you want to look away. The premise […]

  • Krakow: autumn photo dump

    A week in Krakow earlier this month was a great opportunity to get to know this beautiful city better. I was there to prepare the upcoming LWF Assembly and attend the meeting of the LWF’s Executive Committee. This was a chance to see a beautiful city in all kinds of weather. The next visit will […]