Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

My experience of 2012

Posted: September 10, 2012 by orlandoayli in creative writing, Schoolwork
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When I’m ninety, i will brag to the world about how I was alive during twenty twelve and how it felt to be there,how excited we felt,how our emotions ran high, the sensational burn of pride running through my icy veins.
I say icy veins because during the years running up to London twenty twelve I was young, foolish and cynical towards what I thought was almost a blaspheme perception of what is actually an amazing city. I was adamant that having the Olympics in London would spoil our ,media and image with false advertisement and iconography.if London was just beautiful buildings with stunning architecture and big red busses full of people drinking tea with their pinkies sticking out and posh upper and middle class people getting in to black taxis going around Westminster, then yes that would’ve been fine. However, thats just two sq miles of an entire city throbbing with multiculturalism and diverse communities. It’s a city where no matter where your from, you can be what ever you want. I thought the Olympics was just some privileged people who were lucky enough to have gone to good schools showing off what they can do.
I was incredibly wrong. Me and my family sat down in from of the tv and watched the the opening ceremony of what was an amazing month In which memories were made.the sense and unity I felt made my heart melt and as the warm liquid spread through my veins causing a torrent of emotions in the room, so of which were joy, pride happiness and hope. Hope that not only London can be a better place, nor the uk. But that the whole world has potential to be a better place. Bucket loads of it.

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Canoe Slalom medalist Stott visits the Evelina

Posted: September 7, 2012 by dukefrederick in Event
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Mancunian born Gold Medalist and Olympic Champion Etienne Stott is visiting the Evelina Childrens Hospital this afternoon. The 33 year old Stott who started his professional career in the early 2000’s plans to meet children at the Evelina Hospital School and patients are eagerly waiting for his arrival. Trained by Nick Smith he stormed to victory in the London Olympics Canoe Slalom with his team mate and friend Tim Baillie. Patients and students at the Hospital are planning to ask him questions on his future plans and how it feels to win a Gold medal.

Stott Gold Joy

Stott and Baillie show their relief after winning the canoe Slalom

Don’t Stop Me Now

Posted: August 26, 2012 by INC in Event, fun
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Did you enjoy the Olympics? Looking forward to the Paralympics?
Maybe you haven’t seen this:

Enjoy!

Our summer podcast.

Posted: July 19, 2012 by yodadore in Pupil, radio
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Click here to listen to the pod cast. And enjoy!

4th Podcast