The future of plane travel

[Excerpts from Canadian Airports Security Notices] August 9th, 2006 – The Canadian Government has raised the national alert level to red, or Maximum and Transports Canada has decided to restrict liquids and gels aboard aircrafts to match the new US regulations. The Prime Minister Mr. Harper is exempt from this new measure and can also…

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Anatomy of a Bad Run

Chose promise, chose due; here’s the follow up to Anatomy of a Good Run which was fun to write but ended up sounding way too pompous for no reason, especially after the real runner Jenö had left a kind comment. So even though the plan really is to fool myself – and nobody else –…

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2006 Vancouver Celebration of Light

As done before in Cannes when I was a kid, and in Montreal, and probably many other cities, Vancouver holds an annual fireworks competition. It’s called the HSBC Celebration of Light and last Wednesday was the opening night, with Italy trying to redeem itself for Materazzi’s treachery. ;-) Attempting to avoid the crowds, I opted…

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