Editor

A career journalist, David has written for national news publications in both Australia and the United Kingdom. Married to Linda with two wonderful children - Kyle and Clare.

STRANGESIGHTS: OF ANATOMICALLY CORRECT LOBSTERS; KFC (WITH NO C); AND, FLAMINGOS...

Lobster Emoji

The global body that releases new emojis faced an outcry recently when it was discovered that a proposed lobster emoji wasn't anatomically correct. The Unicode Consortium released proposed images of 157 new emojis only to be informed that its lobster emoji should have...

BOOKS: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF AN AUSTRALIAN ICON

Sarah Goldman
Caroline Chisholm: An Irresistible Force - How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation
HarperCollins Publishers, Australia, 2017
ISBN: 978-1460753439

Caroline Chisholm book

"A woman ahead of her time, Caroline Chisholm’s is a remarkable story, and Goldman’s book is a timely reminder of the...

ON THE SCREEN: BLACK PANTHER A STRONG ADDITION TO THE MARVEL FRANCHISE

Black Panther (M/12A/PG-13)

In a Word: Vibrant

Black Panther

Erik Killmonger (Michael B Jordan) and T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman). PICTURE: Film Frame. ©Marvel Studios 2018

"Sure, this film comes at you in a flurry of colour and action as we've increasingly come...

STRANGESIGHTS: A DEGREE IN...YODELLING?; NO, DOG, NO; AND, AUSTRALIA A COUNTRY?

Switzerland

Switzerland, land of yodelling. PICTURE: Dino Reichmuth/Unsplash

Looking for a degree with a difference? A Swiss university is reportedly offering a three year bachelor's degrees and a two year masters in yodelling.The courses at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, ...

CASTING THE NET: STUDYLIGHT.ORG

StudyLight.org

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Largely the work of one man - Poland-based Jeff Garrison, StudyLight.org was established in 2001 and since then has built into a sizeable free resource - it claims to be the "largest collection of online Bible study tools and resources for those interested...

THE INTERVIEW: JONI EARECKSON TADA ON WHY SHE "SPEAKS UP FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES"

Following a diving accident at age 17 which left her a quadraplegic, Joni Eareckson Tada has become a passionate advocate for the disabled in the US and around the world. In this interview she was asked via email about what drives that passion, how the church can better advocate...

CONVERSATIONS: JOEL MCKERROW, POET AND WRITER

Australian writer and poet Joel McKerrow is known for his impacting use of the creative arts. Here, the 35-year-old father of two shares about his wrestles with what it means to be a Christian, where he finds inspiration and his role as a TEAR ambassador...

Performance poet, ...