Tag Archives: Paralympic Games

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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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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BT Storyteller Competition

The 1oo BT Olympic Storytellers were invited to submit a piece entitled ‘Anticipation. The entries were judged by Caitlin Moran. I’m proud to say my poem was judged as winner! Many others’ work was commended and included prose, photos and … Continue reading

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BT Olympic Storyteller

The latest email about the Storytellers promises opportunities to meet athletes, celebrities, journalists…it just sounds so exciting and I can’t wait to get started. With that in mind I spent a long time talking to Geoff Holt who was one … Continue reading

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It’s official!

For once I have progressed beyond the short list stage and am now, officially, a BT Olympic Storyteller. Now all I need to do is discover what this really entails. At best I would have a free ‘press’ pass to all … Continue reading

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