Last Chance to Enter to be @VisitEngland’s Fan in a Van

Tourism England's search for the Fan in a Van is on. Will this be you?

Having lived in an Olympic Town my advice to the residents, take the time off work to fully enjoy the experience and start planning now to make the most out of the experience.  I can't say that living in an Olympic Town is all a bed of roses.  We are still paying for it in … [Read more...]

And with the hint of an accent it all flooded back … Vancouver 2010

Stealing a Kiss

Funny how history repeats itself.  A year ago, I was somewhat blassay about the Olympics being in this fine city of ours. The Olympic Committee had not been especially warm or welcoming to locals, but a few of the Houses changed all that for me, especially La Maison de la Suiss … [Read more...]

A Van Sexy Review: Nixon in China

On the Set of Nixon in China

I have always loved stories!  I love all parts of them. As a kid, that is what I did all day.  I came up with different stories, in different ways and enticed my buds to act them out by turning them into games.  No scripts were handed out, as then they'd realize what I was up … [Read more...]

Super Human Feats Backstage

Well you all already know that I love the Opera!  So needless to say I am most excited to be going to a very contemporary political opera tonight - Nixon in China - as a part of the Cultural Olympiad. But I am even more excited after seeing this video of the … [Read more...]

Who’s Watching?

The engaging power of a unicycle

I spent nearly an hour with a huge crowd watching a man on a strange unicycle, waiting for something really big to happen.  There was so much build up going on that it was like watching a bad movie where you feel you have to stick it out to the end.  Meanwhile, I realized we were … [Read more...]