Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympics Diary Tuesday July 31st

I’m not panicking , and nor should anyone else. I’ have been using bookies odds and form rather than hype to assess British chances , and we really arent doing that badly. Of all the events which have given out … Continue reading

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Olympics Diary Monday July 30th

Well that was more like it for Team GB – the performances of Lizzie Armitstead and Rebecca Adlington were truly fantastic.  The French 4 x 100 freestyle swimming team were astonishing.The footballers looked comfortable , as did the women’s hockey … Continue reading

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Aidan Burley MP. Hello , from a fellow Brit.

Life isn’t always easy is it Aidan ? I imagine that you feel a little hard done by , that the events of the last 12 months have rather conspired against you. What about that stag weekend in France ? … Continue reading

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Olympics Diary. Sunday July 29th.

Crumbs that was a tough first day. Devoting hours to watching the British road cycling team botch their tactics , allowing an unrepentant drugs cheat romp to victory reminded me why I have never quite got into road cycling in … Continue reading

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Olympics Day 1. Saturday July 28th. An idiots guide.

 So it all kicks off for good tonight. A little bird tells me the opening ceremony is going to be great. I’m missing it to do a gig (http://www.spoonfed.co.uk/london/event/alternative-opening-ceremony-party-984318/). And then tomorrow it really starts. Here is what to look … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Comedy – a long distance guide.

I’m not doing Edinburgh this year. I am already knee deep in Olympics. But I am determined not to be a smug absentee , and here is my list of comedians to take a chance on. Like last year , … Continue reading

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There’s something about Murray….

As a sports obsessed kid in the early 1980’s , I had any number of British heroes to cheer for stretched across a variety of sports. Tennis was the exception. British tennis players were a likeable bunch , with the … Continue reading

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