Another year is nearly over and after such an eventful 2012 in London (Olympics etc!), personally I too have had quite a remarkable year. Here are the four major reasons why.1. In January '12 we finally took the plunge on the property market and moved into our own flat in Crouch End. I cannot … [Read more...]
London a friendlier city during the Olympics?
Picture: Time Out Before the 2012 Games, the greatest worry for the organisers and ordinary Londoners was transport. How would the already overcrowded public transport system cope with the extra 260,000 people estimated to come to London during the Olympics? Even I had my doubts before the … [Read more...]
Olympic fever reaches London – at last!
I just love this picture of David Beckham holding the flame as it arrived in Cornwall in May. Photo: GuardianOver past twelve or so months I've sometimes despaired at the attitude this city, that I now call my home, has had towards the Olympics. Especially my former employer, our national … [Read more...]