I’m a sucker for American comics. Batman, the X men, Green Lantern, can’t get enough. We all need a bit of escapism now and again. What I didn’t realise, however, was that when I became disabled I’d be able to live out my dreams by gaining real life superpowers.
In the constant effort to make history, it’s all too easy to forget that some things already have one. Last Friday the world watched the official opening of the 30th Olympic Games, with Danny Boyle’s imaginative opening ceremony earning rapturous reviews. During the near-four hour broadcast viewers were constantly urged to look forwards. The Games’ tagline, [...]
We all know where we belong in the world of sport. Whether or not we still play sports in to adulthood, all of us have our school days to draw upon for the standard that we reached. Did we finish first or last? Were we A team? B team? C team… District? County? All varying levels for all different levels of ability.
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We are hoping the athletes and international visitors to London all had a scratch-free sleep last night. If so, this may be down to the canine community.
This year has seen a string of catastrophic events, including significant errors made by government ministers, piling more pressure on Cameron – as with each occasion the buck ultimately stops with him – and once again his judgment is under the spotlight.
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It’s here! The biggest sporting spectacle in the world finally arrives in the capital today – so if you’ve spent weeks/months/years being ambivalent about the Olympics, this is one weekend where you’ll be hard-pushed to not get caught up in the spirit all (and why not, we say).
The Olympics PR spin which corners the public from all sides will now have a 450ft beacon of truth to contend with.
With each day that we creep through the Olympics, I feel more and more like I am in a chapter of Orwell’s classic, 1984.
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