On April 23rd I said goodbye to two complete strangers with tears in my eyes. We had spent the last hour or two, arm in arm staggering towards the finish of the London Marathon (I won’t repeat the whole story but you can read it all here). Fuelled by the crowds and camaraderie we reached … Continue reading Reunited – A Marathon Story
Below is an incredibly powerful and moving article written by my friend Caz about depression. I have been trying to write about this topic ever since I started my blog but have always fallen short. Whenever I get to the end of the piece and read my writing back it always reads hollow. I find it hard to write about … Continue reading Take a moment and read, please.
I, like everyone else in Britain, am suffering from a break-up. We had a long, beautiful summer together the Olympics and us; we laughed, we cried and more than once we begged her not to leave. We felt like a better people with the Olympics by our side. But now she has left us for … Continue reading Olympic Conclusions
To me the cauldron symbolised the Olympic spirit and all that is good about the world. The cauldron consisted of 204 copper petals, each representing one of the competing nations. They were brought into the stadium by each team as part of the athletes’ procession and each was taken back home by the countries. A … Continue reading My Olympics – Cauldron
The Olympics brings out every country's national pride and also the face paint. Here is a collection of some of the best from all over London.
Knitted Usain on his visit to the Olympic stadium.
So the curtain has finally closed on London 2012 but fear not! All this week I will be showing all you lovely people photographs from my Olympics (I didn't compete but you know what I mean!). I will end the week with a blog post that has been many months in the making about what … Continue reading My Olympics – The Torch