It’s Christmas, c’est Noel

24 12 2010

It’s Christmas!  That wonderful time of year where you give presents to your loved ones (and some that aren’t so loved) in the hope of receiving some of your own in return; eating as much glazed ham, roast turkey and pavlova as you can before being rolled away from the table; and listening to cheesy Christmas tunes while you fight with hundreds of other shoppers in shopping centres across the city.  I love this time of year! 

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Seeing U2 a dream come true

9 12 2010

I was as giddy as a school girl after her first kiss… Perhaps that’s how best I can explain the excitement I felt seeing one of my favourite bands in the world live tonight.  I wasn’t phased by the prospect of bad weather (predicted rain and possible thunder storms), as I entered Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium and was overwhelmed by the space-like stage arrangement that hovered high above me in the sky.  U2’s 360° tour was in town, and I – as a long-time fan – was eagerly awaiting the chance to get carried away with it!  I had never seen them live, and I was living a dream.

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