Film Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

June 24, 2012 § 5 Comments

Snow White has gotten a makeover.

Instead of the doe-eyed, singing Disney creation from our childhoods, director Rupert Sanders has turned her into a butt-kicking warrior in his latest movie, Snow White and the Huntsman.

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How I watched the 2012 Roland Garros Mens Final

June 11, 2012 § 4 Comments

Photo belongs to Nawal_

This is how I watched the 2012 Roland Garros Men’s Final:

Turn the volume down so I don’t hear the commentators. Five minutes later turn it up because I can’t hear them. Slap my hands against the bed, the wall, my legs. Make a fist so tight my nails dig in. Mutter a constant stream of encouragement (“you’re better than him. You’re going to win this, you hear me?”). Threaten to throw things throw at my TV screen if the commentators continue to talk Djokovic up. Send a silent prayer up to a God I don’t truly believe in.

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Fundraising Update #3

June 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

Eleven weeks. 77 days. 1,848 hours. 

That’s how long until I fly out of London, heading across the seas to the African continent, to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for Dig Deep.

Not that I’m counting.

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Celebrating Britain at Selfridges

June 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

Summer 2012, without a doubt belongs to London. 

From the Queen’s Jubilee, celebrating Her Majesty’s 60 years on the throne, to the Olympics starting in July and all the festivities in between, London truly is the place to be.

And it seems the city is determined to celebrate all things British – out loud, and proud, with pomp and ceremony like only the British can do, with department store, Selfridges leading the way.

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