How a Coldplay concert is like a Chinese wedding banquet

A rock concert is like a Chinese wedding banquet. You are asked to arrive at 7pm, but the actual dinner doesn’t start until 9pm. I’m sitting in this Coldplay concert in Vancouver experiencing almost the same thing. The tix said a 7pm start. There were two opening acts. It’s almost 9pm and the “food” has yet to be served. Serves me right. My first rock … Continue reading How a Coldplay concert is like a Chinese wedding banquet

Salem Street, North End of Boston

Salem Street, North End of Boston

Sorry. It looks April is too busy for longer blogs. Busy trying to recover data from my dead hard drive, finish up my taxes, and keeping up with the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Here’s a photo of Salem Street in the North End of Boston. After a great meal in an Italian restaurant, we were stranded here with no taxi in sight. Apparently, if you are in the North End, walk over to Hanover Street where most of the action is and you should be able to find a taxi there. Here on Salem, it was tumbleweeds and us.

So I was bored and snapped a really grainy Instagram shot of the street. No danger of being run over at this time of night.

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