Monthly Archives: July 2012

3rd Day – and counting


I’ve been reflecting on life in general as I trundle my way to and from my chosen voluntary job. I find the train is a wonderful way of having nothing to do except sit and look out of the window, … Continue reading

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2nd Day – Table Tennis!


Let it not be said that table tennis, or wiff-waff as Boris Johnson calls it, is boring or slow. It is one of the quickest sports in the world with the ball taking just half a second to go from … Continue reading

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My First Day: 29th July


I’m staying true to my word to capture my thoughts and experiences at the Olympics daily. So here goes with my first day of action (or not!) They say the best things come in small packages; this must be true … Continue reading

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Olympics Full Dress Rehearsal


Danny Boyle is a genius, or certifiable. Some of his films including Slum Dog Millionaire, Trainspotting and 28 Days later give a taste of what to expect at this full dress rehearsal for the Olympic Opening Ceremony, but nothing can … Continue reading

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Me and ‘er (Fran)


Me and Fran outside a castle/restaurant in Northumberland

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Nearly Forgot!


I forgot to add in the poem I wrote for the Olympics: The Olympic Poem I’m thinking about something Olympic But unfortunately I have no yardstick And in trying to remain artistic I’m going to try and write a poem … Continue reading

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The Starting Line-up


Right here goes, my first blog.  I’m encouraged to do this by my friend from the West Street Writers in Farnham, Georgie Knaggs, who has been writing a blog for oh… ages now. I really needed to get something going … Continue reading

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