Bolt of lightning

Aug 09, 2012 Comments Off on Bolt of lightning by

Bolt wins 200 meter race Usain Bolt beat Yohan Blake and Warren Wier and a field of 200 metre athletes to win gold. The time was just 2/100 second off the world record. Jamaican runners took all three medals with Bolt adding another gold medal to his tally. Wallace Spearmon of the United States came […]

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2012 Olympics opening ceremony rocks

Jul 28, 2012 Comments Off on 2012 Olympics opening ceremony rocks

The Olympic ceremony was a spectacle to behold! It enacted a story about Britain’s past and present, full of pomp and ceremony. It was well received by many but confused some. However, as a precursor to ‘the greatest show on Earth’, it served it’s purpose well. 2012 London Olympics – Opening ceremony Isles of Wonder […]

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Olympics 2012 London – The games begin!

Jul 27, 2012 Comments Off on Olympics 2012 London – The games begin!

2012 London Olympic Stadium The Stadium A monument of glass and steel Towering out of the ground A shiny place with mass appeal With seating all around Miles of fibre optic cable Buried under floor unseen Carrying packets of binary data To servers and flat screens Smiles beamed around the world For everyone to see […]

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Leeds to London in 45 minutes

Jun 28, 2012 Comments Off on Leeds to London in 45 minutes

British Airways flights from Leeds Bradford to London Leeds to London for a £1 per minute The flight will take about 45 minutes and can cost as little as £42. The train no longer seems like a viable option. BA will operate four flights a day between Leeds and Heathrow. This new route marks a […]

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Jun 03, 2012 Comments Off on The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee The Queen in Jubilee Year For 60 years she ruled our nation With passion pride and dignity For six decades she served the people And strived to create unity She’s gracious, warm and, oh so regal A leader and the head of state She works,real hard at being the Queen And […]

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