What were you up to at 7am last Sunday morning? For most of you the answer will be firmly asleep. Perhaps you a few of you were up feeding your pets, preparing breakfast in bed for a loved one or simply enjoying the pleasure of a lie in. At 7am last Sunday I was finishing a marathon and … Continue reading The man who walked instead of slept
Right I have finally joined another social media so if you want to join me on Instagram, you can find me on Coffee_and_Countries. Below is an example of the joys you can experience if you follow. Until next time!
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
It’s my guilty pleasure and one that goes great with a huge cup of coffee. When it rains I love nothing more than being in a warm coffee shop with a blistering hot cup in hand and a look of absolute smugness as I watch people dash from A to B with newspaper hats and … Continue reading People Watching in the Rain
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.