Tag Archives: London

Chobham’s Olympic Stars

I live in a small  village, not the kind of place, I thought, to brush shoulders with people directly involved in the Summer Olympics. I couldn’t be more wrong. Since one of my ‘BT Olympic Storytellers’ poems appeared in the Parish magazine, … Continue reading

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Security…not exactly a rant!

It is probably obvious from my last two posts that I was fortunate to have tickets for the Wheelchair Tennis Event at Eton Manor which was part of the London Prepares test Event at the Olympic Park. I was there in the role of … Continue reading

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London prepares – Wheelchair tennis at Eton manor

Eton Manor is as impressive as its name suggests, a great outdoor tennis facility. The courts, sporting their navy blue playing area, sky blue surrounds, and bounding boards of fuchsia pink are a sight in their own right…the colour scheme … Continue reading

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Where are all the people?

Arrival (London Prepares…Sat 5th May 2012) Empty trains, empty platforms , no sign…I quickly checked the ticket , the instructions duly downloaded from Google. This was the right station , on the right day and it was still early morning. … Continue reading

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Olympic Storyteller – latest challenge

The latest challenge for the BT Olympic Storytellers was to pin down what puts the Great in Great Britain and to describe our greatest team for 2012. My piece was commended….so just off the podium this time! London 2012…the Greatest … Continue reading

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Silver!

It seems to me that ‘Olympics’ is fast becoming a word not to use and a subject not to talk about. It is fashionable to be anti the Games with talk of inequalities, no ticket availability, cost, disruption and on … Continue reading

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Launched!

The Loose Muse Anthology has launched…. … at the Whitechapel Gallery Not so long ago I was jumping about because I had received my very first writing commission and now the book is here! It is the first anthology published … Continue reading

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