S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

I don't think I'm in Canada anymore, Toto...

This is the first time that there've been Olympics while I have a television in the house. We tuned in to watch the last few sets of pairs figure skating-short form this evening, after which the commentater had something to say. (Approximately) "While watching such graceful skating, it's easy to forget that there's another Olympic sport which is far less so. Rough, even. Ice Hockey."

Britain is so not an ice hockey country that on the excerpts from today's women's hockey matches, as broadcast on the BBC, which has extensive Olympics coverage of its own, the commentary was done by someone from the US or Canada.

P.S. I've really enjoyed reading all about all the different basic cookbooks you all use. More on that in the next few days.
P.P.S. I had a new London thrill today: actually organizing dinner with friends not half an hour before it happened. I've never been a part of anything in London which was organized for the same day. The same week is usually pretty speedy going for logistics around here.

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