Monthly Archives: July 2012

And Some Creepy News About Olympics Preparation

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Sticking With The Olympics – Cameron Blamed For Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield Losing the Diving

Well I’ve watched out for Tom Daley as he trains in Plymouth, a place I know.  I don’t know too much about diving, but he looked to be good and he had the ambition.  Now with a partner called ‘Waterfield‘ … Continue reading

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What’s Happened in the Pool So Far?

Well, Ryan Lochte (US) wins Men’s 400 Metres Individual Medley . http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/28/sport/olympics-day-wrap/index.html Australian Women’s 4 by 200 Metres Relay Team win Gold. http://www.smh.com.au/olympics/swimming-london-2012/aussie-relay-team-lands-our-first-london-gold-with-stunning-victory-20120729-234sh.html 1225  SWIMMING ‘Back in Sydney 12 years ago an American quartet turned up at the Games and … Continue reading

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Comment from Yahoo Sports About History of Olympic Torch Relay

Flamin’ Heck! http://sports.yahoo.com/news/olympics–torch-relay-nazi-adolf-hitler-london-berlin-ancient-greece-flame-.html USA Today article on ‘That Flame’ http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/london/story/2012-07-29/olympic-flame-is-burning-issue-ioc/56572440/1

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London’s Roads Can Be a Danger For Cyclists

Thanks to ‘buddyhell’ for reminding me of the fragility with which we all live daily. http://buddyhell.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/cyclists-check-your-road-position-at-junctions/ London’s Ghost Bikes http://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/ghost-bikes-make-a-fitting-memorial-in-london-6392395.html I also agree with this blogger about the lack of adequate cycle lanes juxtaposed with the huge promotion of cycling … Continue reading

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Australian Mens’ 4 X 100 Relay Team Plus a Couple of Spares.

Photo taken at Manly Beach Sydney. QUOTE The Australian Team is spearheaded by Port Macquarie’s James Magnussen. ‘The Missile’ has many shots at gold. He enters the 4x100m freestyle relay and 100m freestyle as the reigning World Champion and eyes … Continue reading

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Blogger Sets Out Basic Rules for Visit to UK

PommeinHobart27 July 2012 6:08AM “We commend to you the list in full. Tips include: WHEN IN DOUBT, QUEUE DRIVE ON THE LEFT, STAND ON THE RIGHT GET A ROUND IN.” Given Mitt’s track record perhaps you should make clear the … Continue reading

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Guardian Reader Bites Back

And THAT was quick on the draw. vankirby27 July 2012 10:36AM It might not work as well with the online version, you’ll just get your computer dirty. jar959 27 July 2012 10:33AM ‘So this is the British version of a liberal … Continue reading

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Steve Bell Cartoon Causing Interesting Comment

My own interest has always been in the mascots Mandeville and Wenlock and why these were chosen.  However, the cartoon has a lot in it.  The characters are said to be dressed in Bullingdon Attire and there’s that Rainbow again.  … Continue reading

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