Archive for August 2011
The other day, webmaster John and I were walking around the Rockefeller Centre, looking for a restaurant. We were planning to take friends from the UK to dinner, before going to the Top of The Rock.
We saw a new restaurant – and wandered over – intrigued by the fact that there were people eating there, despite the signs that said the restaurant was going to open the NEXT week.
It was, the hostess told us, a training day for their staff – and if we were willing to let them practice on us, they would serve us a free lunch.
What was the catch, we asked? Read the rest of this entry »
Last weekend, I was lucky enough to spend a day in the Florida Everglades. Wow!
I’d read about the Everglades as a kid and always wanted to see them. From an air boat of course – there’s no other way.
I have this dreadful habit of researching every place I visit – I fill my head with dates and facts and figures. For example, did you know that the Everglades is actually a slow moving river.. that’s right.. a river 60 miles wide and 100 miles long.
That’s the cold statistic – the reality is quite extraordinary.