Wow what an Olympics that was. Second in the world – not bad for a little country like ours. It just goes to show what you can do with an excellent management structure and appropriate funding. I think you can probably see where my thinking is going. Because there are a lot of similarities between… Read More »
The country is still in the midst of the post Brexit blues but thankfully the Olympics are here to boost the nation’s mood. There’s nothing like a string of gold medals to make us all feel proud to be British. From a purely selfish point of view lots of gold medals coupled with a lovely… Read More »
One of my biggest regrets in life was missing out on the 1966 world cup final. I was only 6 years old but I remember my father asking me if I wanted to watch the match, when I said that I’d rather go play football with my friends down at the park he warned me… Read More »
The Olympics are upon us. Enthusiasm has reached fever pitch and we’re all on the edge of our seats with excitement cheering on team GB.
As the country is gripped with Olympic fever I thought I’d continue the theme. This is the one time every 4 years the minor sports get exposed to the media. After a quick google I’ve discovered there are 30 headline sports (counting track and field athletics as one).
I’ve received a bit more information following on from the delivery of the mysterious green bag. It transpires that we’re part of some enormous operation covering Dorset and aimed at managing disaster scenarios. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to realise that they mean the Olympics.
Over the last 4 years we, as a nation, have become ever more Olympics obsessed. My daily newspaper has been counting the days to go for over a year. Ticket sales have already eclipsed all previous Olympics.