Tag Archives: Team GB

So what is British culture?


Question: What do foreign television channels, English, immigration, social networking and abortion have in common? Answer: In various places around the world they have been cited as destroying national culture The recent thinly-veiled racism in Leicester protesting about the local … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 15: #GoMo


Medals: Gold – Mo Farah – Men’s 5000m, Ed McKeever – Men’s 200m Kayak K1, Luke Campbell – Bantamweight Boxing. Bronze – Tom Daley – Men’s 10m diving, Men’s 200m Kayak K2. Yesterday in Leicester a group of residents of … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 11: Beijing beaten, BBC blunders, Hoy Hooray


Medals: Gold – Chris Hoy – Men’s Cycling Keirin, Laura Trott – Women’s Cycling Omnium, Dressage Team, Alistair Brownlee – Men’s Triathlon. Silver -Victoria Pendleton – Women’s Cycling Sprint, Nick Dempsey – Men’s Windsurfing. Bronze – Jonny Brownlee – Men’s … Continue reading

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My Olympic viewing – Day 7: A vision of a weird but colourful future


Medals: Gold: Mens Cycling Pursuit, Victoria Pendleton – Women’s Cycling Keirin, Women’s Rowing Double Sculls. Bronze: Rebecca Adlington – Women’s 800m freestyle, Karina Bryant – Women’s Judo +78kg, Alan Campbell – Men’s Single Sculls The styling for the Olympics is … Continue reading

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When music is more


As I was driving home one day I heard the opening lines of At Last sung by Etta James and the hairs stood up on the back of my neck. Sure, she had a divine voice and its a great … Continue reading

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