Tag: vancouver 2010

From the Friday Fun File,August 13th – 2010: The Gordon Campbell Caption Challenge

‘ Morning everyone! I hope you’ve been thinking of some ways to beat the heat this weekend, because it’s going to be HOT!  And in my house, that equates to 4 fans, a sprinkler in the yard and a boat-load of freezies in the chest freezer downstairs – for… Continue Reading “From the Friday Fun File,August 13th – 2010: The Gordon Campbell Caption Challenge”

Olympic Village compared to ” boy scout camp” with “walls as thin as curtains” ??? Read the news from overseas…

For the love of everything Canadian, will someone please tell me this is not true!!  courtesy of  a long standing reader this morning : http://www.bild.de/BILD/news/bild-english/sport-news/vancouver-olympics-2010/02/12/olympic-village-accommodation/coaches-athletes-slam-walls-as-thin-as-curtains.html ( and who was in charge of Olympic construction ? ) Don’t snore – ‘the walls are as thin as curtains’… Continue Reading “Olympic Village compared to ” boy scout camp” with “walls as thin as curtains” ??? Read the news from overseas…”

” Someone can write a negative story by taking a picture of someone in a doorway,but we have some things to celebrate.” ~ Rich Coleman

     (Well, Rich, you sure know how to give a good quote ! )  ******* UPDATE – FEBRUARY 07th, 2010.  Last year I bookmarked a page from The Province’s Operation Phoenix series that I found to be particularly authentic, and   Several days ago, the… Continue Reading “” Someone can write a negative story by taking a picture of someone in a doorway,but we have some things to celebrate.” ~ Rich Coleman”

” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian

This link is appearing everywhere online, and has been sent to me by a number of readers. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2010/jan/31/vancouver-winter-olympics-police An interesting commentary, it at first appears to be an overseas Op-Ed, but on further examination the author turns out to be a local freelancer, who was in… Continue Reading “” Vancouver’s Olympics head for disaster” ~ The Guardian”