Archive for June 2002

I'm melllltiiiiing!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

I’m falling down on the job here, I know… What can I say? It’s too hot to update my journal. No, to be honest, I’ve been too busy swimming, eating and dodging scorpions on the patio to update my journal. Jeremy was very industrious…

Where the snakes and scorpions roam

Friday, June 14th, 2002

No, it’s not Mars. This is a picture of a small part (!) of the Grand Canyon taken from about 39,000 feet in the air. We flew over it two days ago on the British Airways flight that whisked us from London to Phoenix (if flying for ten-and-a-half hou…

World Cup Fever II - Oh my God!

Wednesday, June 5th, 2002

Germany 1 - Ireland 1! Germany scored a goal 19 minutes in, and for the next 73 minutes Ireland did an incredible job of holding its own and really giving Germany a run for their money. Ireland came very, very close to scoring several times (without actua…

World Cup Fever

Wednesday, June 5th, 2002

YES! USA 3 - Portugal 2! And the United States had to score one of Portugal’s goals for them! Even the BBC commentators had to admit that it wasn’t just a fluke - the USA played a genuinely excellent game (well, except for that own goal). We r…