Posts tagged as 'olympics'

Now The Olympics Have Blown Over…

Now that the London Olympics have blown over, I feel it’s time to write a few words about them. You’d forgotten they even happened, hadn’t you? As our mainstream news media isn’t completely saturated with Olympic fever any more and we’re back to the ‘classic’ murders and kidnappings from the pre-Olympic era, everyone has all but forgotten the momentous month we had recently. You couldn’t glance at a single publication without Sebastian & Coe slyly raping your eyes, as everybody and all of their dogs put pen to paper in honour or the London games. But here I am, fashionably late, to remind you that they did actually happen, and, although my blood boils at people milking things to death (by that I am not referring to poorly-trained dairy farmers, more so people who turn their birthday into a birthweek; you’re not the bloody Queen, come on now) I do ...

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