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in this empty stadium I'm being chased
pursued by something I struggle to see,
I smell a hunter's breath alien and rank
if there was one nearby I'd climb a tree
its dusk now and the circuits are endless
he surmounts hurdles with an easy glee
his dark vest sports no national colours
night falls, I need the floodlights to see
its been like this now for several years...
Sunday 8th August 2021 10:56 am
Some thoughts on body shaming of Olympic athletes - the most ridiculous nonsense I have heard!
Thursday 11th August 2016 9:55 am
Tuesday 21st August 2012 7:17 am
We grimaced, we laughed and then we cried.
The flame was lit and some would have we marched in step
But were we just postponing our miseries for two weeks
We will still be poor and we’ll still have our wars come Monday morn
So until then the world can get along without us just fine
We’ll pick up the cudgels once more on the 13th, let’s say, around 9?
Tuesday 21st August 2012 12:47 am
Today marks the opening of a great time in UK sporting history and the opportunity to welcome the world to
our shores - and, in particular - to the world's most famous city. There are "lies, damned lies and statistics"
and the politics of envy and disbelief. But let us put them all aside for a few weeks while we marvel and
rejoice at the elevation of human aspiration in its fines...
Friday 27th July 2012 5:23 pm