Shamefully I have been back from Paris for a few weeks now but haven’t really found the time to sit down and actually write about the experiences whilst in my favourite city. I have been many times over the past few years so I won’t dribble on about how tall the Eiffel Tower is or … Continue reading After Charlie Hebdo
It's here! My yearly ritual of posting twelve songs that have either defined or been the soundtrack to moments that have made my year has come around again. I have put some up with links to blog posts that are the reason they are up there so have a click on those underlined. Thank you … Continue reading My 2012 – 12 months, 12 songs
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
Here is a glimpse into my blog post that I will be posting early September (put it in your diaries now) after I have been to my last Olympic event. How could a blogger from the UK, who loves sports not write about our Olympics! Until then I will be running a series on the … Continue reading Going for Gold