Tour De Europe, Part 2

Tour De Europe, Part 2

This is the second in a series about our recent trip to several European cities. Read part one here. Before this trip, we had traveled by train in Europe, but always within individual countries (France, England, Italy), never across international borders. In planning...
Tour De Europe

Tour De Europe

My wife and I spent the last two weeks in Europe, so I’ll have lots of stories and observations to share with you in the coming days. But let’s start with bicycles. It’s expensive and unnecessary to have a car in most major cities — particularly those with good public...
Movie Review: “Official Secrets”

Movie Review: “Official Secrets”

In 1989, the British parliament passed The Official Secrets Act, which made it illegal for anyone in the intelligence services or a government contractor to reveal memos of other orders that had been deemed Secret or Confidential. In 2003, Katherine Gun broke that...
Picture Of The Day: “Come From Away”

Picture Of The Day: “Come From Away”

I have raved several times on this site about the musical “Come From Away,” which I’ve had the pleasure of seeing both on Broadway (review here) and on its national tour (review here). I’ve recommended the show to a lot of people, and none of them has told me they...
Movies By City

Movies By City

If you have a list of movies to find and rent (or borrow from your library, as I do), there are dozens of suggestions here for you to add to your queue. Even if you’re just a movie lover, how many have you...