Vietnamilainen ravintola Fit

Olen kaivannut pitkään Jyväskylään vietnamilaista ravintolaa. Nyt Vietnamista Suomeen muutama vuosi sitten muuttanut Rosa on perheensä kanssa rakentanut Yliopistonkadulle sellaisen. Koska vaimoni on ravintolan keittiöhenkilökuntaa, pääsin tänään yhtenä kutsuvieraana tutustumaan ravintolaan ja sen antimiin. Asiakkaille ravintola aukeaa ensi perjantaina, 14.9.2018. Ravintolalla on sivu Facebookissa ja…

Sully – uroteko Hudson-joella

Vuonna 2009 tehtiin historiaa. New Yorkin LaGuardia-kentältä lähtenyt matkustajakone menetti molemmat moottorinsa nousun alkuvaiheessa. Nopeasti etenevässä hätätilanteessa lennon päällikkö harkitsi ja hylkäsi paluun takaisin LaGuardialle sekä kääntymisen läheiselle Teterboron kentälle ja laskeutui onnistuneesti alla virranneeseen Hudson-jokeen. Kone vaurioitui mutta kaikki koneen matkustajat ja miehistö selvisivät…

Star Trek Beyond

I was pleasantly surprised. I have been going into these reboot Trek showings with mixed feelings; there are many story elements in them that are extremely implausible (even by Trek standards), and the previous installments have been more generic action movies than either Star Trek…

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller: Alliance of Equals (e-ARC)

Padi yos’Galan is young, and eager to learn her craft as a trader. She accompanies her father the Master Trader as his apprentice on a trade voyage. Along the way, she must confront her terrible secret that she has not told anyone of, and either…

The Imitation Game

Viewed on its own terms, The Imitation Game is a good enough entertaining film among many such. It has suspense, romance, and triumph in all the right proportions, all according to the formula. Breaking the pattern, it also tackles the treatment of gays in the…

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller: Dragon in Exile

I will not bow to ignorance In this brand new Liaden novel, Clan Korval deals with the consequences of its actions. Not everybody on Surebleak want them there, and not all Liadens are willing to treat with them honorably now that the Council of Clans…

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller: Fledgling

The major export of planet Delgado is higher education and scholarship. Not everybody on the planet likes this, and an significant minority of the nonacademic population are “simples”, who abhor complexity and look for ways to return to simplicity. The eradication of the University of…

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller: Conflict of Honors

He raised his glass to his lips. “And what brings you to apply for work on the Passage?” “I don’t have any choice.” The slanted brows pulled together. “Has Mr. Saunderson still got that impressment operation going? I did ask him to stop, Ms. Mendoza,…

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller: Local Custom

We jump 250 years into the future from the last book, to the time of the generation preceding Shan, Val Con and all the others the whole series started with. Er Thom yos’Galan is a son of Korval who is required to marry a particular…

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