|A fireman showing the Bank's Global Disaster Management team around Onna.|
|In front of the Birds' Nest stadium.|
|The Water Cube (or the National Aquatic Center) is where swimming and diving events are held.|
|I am up in the nosebleed section with the other Beijing locals.|
On the eve of the Olympics, there is a collective holding of breath amongst Beijing office colleagues. Will everything go smoothly? Will it rain tomorrow? Who will light the flame? How will the flame be lit (will the phoenix come home to roost in the bird’s nest or will the sleeping dragon finally awake)?