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365 Project Week #18 ~ ‘Flowers’


MONDAY: Today marked the first day of term for many people and, in true British style, the weather was beautiful. I’m sure it’s not just me that remembers soggy Summer Holidays followed by an opening school week of scorching sunshine whilst you are stuck inside. As none of my family had school this year (the…… Continue reading 365 Project Week #18 ~ ‘Flowers’

Lessons In Life · Life · London Olympics

Living In History


As this post publishes I will be somewhere in London in the middle of my very last Games Maker 2012 shift. I posted here about my Olympics experience and when I get home and organised I will post about my day at the Paralympics too. Just for now though, on this final day, I wanted…… Continue reading Living In History

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On Being A Games Maker at London 2012


Well it’s all over and done with. The London Olympics 2012 are finished – the Closing Ceremony complete, medals won and handed out, anthems played, races run, shot-puts thrown and show jumps cleared. And I made it happen. Well, I helped. My shifts were out on the road for the Cycling Road Races and Marathons…… Continue reading On Being A Games Maker at London 2012

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365 Project Week #13 ~ “Water”


MONDAY:Time to head home after my busy weekend but first I had time to relax in the sunshine by the fountain in Stevenage Town Square before my train left. Then we had a mini birthday celebration for Tori at my parents’ house with cake and a few presents before dropping them off with their Dad.…… Continue reading 365 Project Week #13 ~ “Water”

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Project 365 Week #12 – “Smiles”


MONDAY: Today was a scorcher! And also our final session of Games Maker training before our shifts. That’s it now – next stop will be the actual events! Once our session on the Mall was finished (including a welcome glimpse of the Beach Volleyball Teams training in the sun) our little crew went for a…… Continue reading Project 365 Week #12 – “Smiles”

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The Final Countdown & My New Love


Today was my very last Games Maker training session – it was gloriously sunny and toasty warm. After the session was over and we headed out out St James’s Park it suddenly dawned on me that this is it. That was it. No more training and practising, no more ‘getting to know your team’ or…… Continue reading The Final Countdown & My New Love

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365 Project Week #11 – ‘Vehicles’


MONDAY: Today started with me doing my level best to faint in the morning which was fun. Then we headed over to Wem, dropped off the Smalls with their Dad and popped in to see my parents. Then Caius and I headed off to Monday Night Snooker (where we didn’t entirely suck for a change)…… Continue reading 365 Project Week #11 – ‘Vehicles’