This week has been dominated by the flu, which is sweeping across the US with
three states already declaring epidemics. Colorado has already has as many flu
cases as the last two winters combined and at least six people have died in the
I came down with flu last Sunday whilst out and about in downtown LA leaving
me having to take Monday & Tuesday off work and remaining in the apartment
for pretty much the rest of the week.
Last Sunday I went 'downtown', primarily to see the recently opened Walt
Disney Concert Hall (designed by Frank Gehry) and take some photographs, but I
also stumbled upon a photo shoot for a marching band that were appearing at a
parade in Hollywood. I then travelled onto Beverly Hills for the 'Illumination of City Hall'
created by renowned French artist Lucette de Rugy. You can see photos of all
Also at the City Hall was an outdoor concert provided by jazz musician &
singer Freddie Ravel, who's autograph I got later in the evening. You can see
photos of Freddie
Whilst I was out on Sunday Andrew was playing golf at the world famous Torrey
Pines Golf Course, home to the Buick Invitational and also site of the 2008 US
Open. Click here
for some views of Torrey Pines.
That's it for this week. On Wednesday I'm off for a few days holiday in Las
Vegas so check back next week for scenes from 'Sin City'.