As mentioned in a previous post, I recently visited the Olympic park. This is a vast area of East London previously occupied by industrial units and dilapidation and now all shiny and new and full of visitors. I used to live about 20 minutes walking distance … Continue reading Olympic Park
So yesterday I was saying that it was almost the end of a series of Olympic-themed posts and… I score some tickets to see the women’s hockey – this time, actually inside the Olympic park. Very exciting! I’ll be adding photos of the park in … Continue reading Olympic Women’s Hockey – Great Britain vs New Zealand
Forgive me for another Olympic-based photo – it will all be over very soon! These are the rings that greet visitors from the North of England and on the Eurostar at St. Pancras station. I’ve spent many hours waiting for trains in the dark dingy … Continue reading St. Pancras Olympic rings
I was lucky enough to get two tickets to see the men’s Triathlon in Hyde Park. This wasn’t in the Olympic stand, but was across the Serpentine in the Lido. It was a great place to watch, and included breakfast – bonus! Around 200,000 people … Continue reading Olympic Men’s Triathlon – Hyde Park
Sadly not in the Olympic Village, but pretty excited all the same. It even came with some Olympic-styled tube tickets. Better find out about volleyball now.
I decided that a walk around town the week before the Olympics start may be worthwhile. It’s very busy, and all the participating nations are represented down Regent Street.