Sunday, February 5, 2012

My SF Chronicle London Feature

Check out my London before the Olympics Sunday Travel section cover story on paper in the 5 February San Francisco Chronicle, or online at

"This is London: Yellow construction cranes tower over inner-city building sites; popular gathering spots rumble with earth-moving equipment, along with the usual heaving masses of shoppers and sightseers; venues for the 2012 Olympic Games pop up around town like mushrooms on a wet cricket ground, from rebuilt Wembley Stadium in the west to 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid's glassy aquatic center in a resuscitated part of the East End.

"Not since the slow-motion reconstruction of London after World War II has the British capital undergone such widespread physical change ...''

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