London’s performance as the title character in Nadeem Soumah’s gritty feature film Searching for Angels opposite Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill, Independence Day) clearly demonstrated she had acting chops and wasn’t afraid to use them. London plays an amnesiac heroin addict who is discovered beaten in the street with no memory of her past.
The first time I heard someone say they were going to raise the bar, I thought there was a problem with the neighbourhood pub flooding and they needed to raise the floor level to resolve the issue. However, the more I had heard the term used I soon recognized that it was associated with a higher level of excellence and an overachiever attitude. These days, my granny uses it to describe her pancakes, her potato salad and desserts. She is always raising the bar when company drops by.