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Yellow twig road

January 15, 2013


Last summer Eton Dorney was a mad hive of activity as lycra clad athletes from across the globe, as well as their friends, family and adoring fans, descended upon Dorney Lake to be part of the biggest UK sporting event of our time – the London Olympics. I wasn’t lucky enough to snap up a […]

It’s not easy being lean

August 7, 2012


I’ve never been bothered about watching sport on the TV. When the English football team was being squeezed out of Euro 2012 by Italy earlier this summer, I could be found skipping gleefully down the middle of a traffic-free road, to make the most of a supermarket quieter than the Vatican after the sack of […]

Isles of Wonder

July 29, 2012


I’m confused about the Olympics. There’s a veritable trough of reasons not to support London 2012 – the corporate monopolies, the Olympic lanes, the seemingly unfair ticket distribution and the hoard of opportunistic east-end business owners, landlords and entrepreneurs trying to capitalise on the occasion and squeeze as much money out of tourists and Londoners […]