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Post 2010 Winter Games Depression

It’s Earth Hour today: 20.30-21.30 Don’t forget to turn off the lights (and unplug your cell phone chargers, laptop power cord, etc.)! This week… A flood of new tourists just arrived around Monday the 22nd. If Vancouver was fairly quiet during the Paralympics, it is now like summer!  Downtown is more populated and there are …


X Winter Paralympics

A toast to the 10th Winter Paralympics! Here’s to Canada’s first Paralympics Here’s to the Paralympics the world shall never forget. Here’s to the hope that it will be as much loved and respected as the Olympics. Here’s to our Paralympians who train as hard as our Olympians who have hope despite their impairment who …


Welcome World!

(Written: 01. Feb. 2010) Welcome to Vancouver – The Winter Games in a city like no other! But… it’s not really winter I hope you know, we don’t usually have snow. What a pity, but it is a mild city. Enjoy the Olympics and take lots of pics! Your expenses will be endless So be …


The world has arrived!

Vancouver-Olympics: What a dramatic change! Vancouver has never been so vibrant or international. It’s like summer again – you see all the tourists from around Canada and the world, you hear different languages and accents, and see cameras hanging from people’s necks.  Thursday the 4th was pretty quiet. Friday the 5th was when it all …


Olympic Torch Relay through Kingston, ON

Source: Get Fired Up For The Olympics At Torch Celebrations Date: Mon 14. Dec. Where: Springer Market Square Time: 17.30+ (Torch arrives @ 19h) Entertainment: Town Crier Chris Whyman, Limestone Choristers, Katarakwi dancers, Le Clan D’estin, & Tea for the Voyage. Interesting info: Each Torchbearer carries the torch for 300 metres with the objective of …