Posts Tagged London 2012

Olympic Diary

Olympic Diary

Has it really been almost two months since my last post on here? How time flies. I have my excuses: most of June was dedicated to my German football site Schwarz und Weiß and the recent European Championships, and more recent weeks have been centred on the start of the Olympic Games here in London. It is here where I will pick things up again. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sophistry Corner: Olympic Quiz

Sophistry Corner: Olympic Quiz

This is not a quiz on athletics, swimming or boxing. I am not going to ask you who won the men’s 100 metres gold medal at the 2000 games, nor am I going to test your knowledge on the various dressage disciplines or about the width of the gynmastics balance beam. In fact, that is not about sport at all – perhaps not surprising given that from what I have seen so far, much of the Olympics these days is not about sport at all. Read the rest of this entry »

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Silliness

Silliness

A number of stories I have read recently have made me chuckle. Whenever I hear some politically correct bleater I’d usually want to give them a sharp clip around the ear, but I suppose the best thing you can do is just laugh and revel in their witless stupidity. Read the rest of this entry »

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