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Rounding out the Olympic experience

Rounding out the Olympic experience

The call came from my cousin Heather to join her and the three boys for a day at the Paralympics to see the Alpine skiing at Whistler. Bad weather conditions on the first day of competition meant that the standing, sitting and visually impaired skiing would all be held on the same day. With our little Australian flag and Chris' gold and green [...]

Looking out in English Bay

Looking out in English Bay

Over the past few days, Claire and I have attempted to describe the view to people on email and Skype — obviously we have failed. Therefore I will show you directly what the view from our place looks like. As an update to where we are at: the job hunt continues, the weather is awesome considering that it is meant to be winter still, [...]

Czeching out the Olympics

Czeching out the Olympics

Well another Olympics is over and for two aussies who arrived in Vancouver with no Olympic tickets we've managed to fit in a very full Olympic experience. Chris and I saw two victory ceremonies, the first where Dale Begg-Smith won Australia's first medal for the games. Our personal favourite event was our first ice hockey game, Czech [...]