Tintin : Book 12

Red Rackham’s Treasure is the twelfth book in  The Adventures of Tintin series, comprisingof 24 comics created by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé. The series was one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. Tintin is the titular protagonist of The Adventures of Tintin, theContinue reading “Tintin : Book 12”

MOVIE SHELF – THE INTERPRETER

The Interpreter is a 2005 political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, and Jesper Christensen. It is notable for being the first movie to have been shot inside the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The movie opens in a dusty African landscape: the Republic of MatoboContinue reading “MOVIE SHELF – THE INTERPRETER”

SAINT OF THE DAY NOV 14, 2021

St. Gertrude the Great On Nov. 16, the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of a distinguished medieval nun and writer in the Benedictine monastic tradition, Saint Gertrude of Helfta, better known as “St. Gertrude the Great.” One of the most esteemed woman saints of the Christian West, she was a notable early devotee of theContinue reading “SAINT OF THE DAY NOV 14, 2021”