Six months might not seem a lot of time before doing a "where are they now?" But considering he was an Australian stand-up comedian/bartender who seduced a naive Canadian girl with his exotic accent, it's surprising and heartwarming to hear that they're still together and living in Melbourne. [Puck Daddy]
Of course you remember the golden Vancouver riot couple, forever commemorated in this photo, their newfound love a port in a storm of tear gas and riot shields. Well, some folks wrote that the photo might have been staged—it seemed too perfect, too cinematic. We understood. Oh, this postmodern world.
"An avid traveller and aspiring stand-up comedian, the 29-year-old Mr. Jones has been in Canada on a 12-month work visa since last fall and has worked in the hospitality industry in Vancouver. He and Ms. Thomas are going on a trip to California soon and plan to move to Australia later this summer." [The Globe and Mail]