1. Gels are gross, whoever says they’re nice is a downright liar. 2. You’ll need to pee. A lot. 3. That even if you are last or first that medal will still feel wondrously heavy round your neck. 4. Drink stations are more like watery gauntlets. One bottle of water held out by a volunteer, … Continue reading 26.2 Things I Learnt From My First Marathon
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.