Monthly Archives: January 2012

David Bond: Still no Honour for his achievements in the 1948 London Olympics?

David Bond has no recognition today of his Olympic Gold medal (one of only three won by British athletes) whereas his fellow champion, Stewart Morris, has an OBE(awarded for WWII action in Normandy). I don’t even think there is a … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold for Dickie Burnell and Bert Bushnell in the Rowing

It was some 64 years ago, the year of HD’s birth that the Olympic Games last came to the UK shores. In the rowing Dickie Burnell and Bert Bushnell won Gold in the Double Skulls. What a commotion it caused, … Continue reading

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London Olympics 2012 and the Journey to the Games by a ‘Gamesmaker’

Copyright the author 2005   he new year sees the start of HD’s countdown to the Olympic Games in July and August 2012. It is a special year for HD since learning that they would be one of the volunteer … Continue reading

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