Monthly Archives: August 2012

London2012: Over-Thanking the Gamesmakers

In a spontaneous outburst from the audience at the Closing Ceremony of the London Games on Sunday, the Gamesmakers were recognized for their efforts. This I found embarrassing to say the least given I for my part did very little … Continue reading

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London2012: Olympic Park Distractions

The Olympic park is huge. It is though nothing more than a pathway to and from the various venues around the site. You could walk it or hitch a ride on one of the buggies if you were lucky. Certainly … Continue reading

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London2012: More Structures from the Olympic Park

 

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London2012: Team GB had its fans on the Olympic Park!

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What did the Ancient Greeks ever do for us?

Part of the Great British Garden on the Olympic Park. Copyright the author 2012 The buzz around Gamesmakers has now turned to what volunteering legacy might there be once the Olympic and Paralymic Games have long left the shores of … Continue reading

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London2012: LOCOG admits taking on too many Gamesmakers

Certainly can agree with that one! Spent most of the time watching the TV in a technology role. Didn’t really need any technology volunteers in my opinion. The work was done by capable contractors. Nothing like the impression given at … Continue reading

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London2012: Doctor gets closure at Olympic Games

Flags outside the Basketball Arena, Olympic Park. Copyright the author 2012 A 7/7 doctor says they now have closure after the 7/7 bombings 7 years earlier. That’s really good to hear. Dr Hartle, one of 70,000 Games Makers volunteering in … Continue reading

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London2012: Face Painters Prepare for Action on the Olympic Park

What a golden weekend that was! Whilst I get around to organizing the photos from the Sunday on the Olympic Park, here’s one of a kind group of ticket holders preparing their faces for action in the Olympic Stadium Sunday … Continue reading

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