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Summer Olympics 2012

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Olympic Beach Volleyball

On The Mall looking toward Buckingham Palace * Our final Olympic event to attend was Men’s Beach Volleyball and WOW! was the venue spectacular! * (click photo to really appreciate the view) * It was a mark of brilliance to set up this temporary…

August 12, 2012
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A Day At The Olympic Park

Headlines of yesterday’s news * My first and last chance to visit the Olympic Park during the Games… A night to remember! * As if you were by my side, here’s ‘our’ highlights Enjoy! * Walking Out Of Tube Station Gates remain open for…

August 9, 2012
Living In England

London Dressed For The Olympics

If you’re in London right now, here’s what you’re seeing.. Tower Bridge * * The Shard London’s newest addition to the skyline opened July 5th It houses a spa, hotel, restaurant, residential apartments, offices, and observatory deck The observatory deck is almost twice the height of any other…

August 7, 2012
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Behind The Scenes: An Olympic Opening Ceremony Performer

* Ah, the magic of the blogging world… Over the last two years I’ve been following Laura Porter’s travel blog written by an English mom with good ideas of things to do in London Having been a gymnast and wanna-be professional dancer myself, I…

August 3, 2012
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Summer Olympics: I Just Can’t Get Enough

You would think after seeing three days of Olympic cycling the thrill would be gone But each time is just as exciting! * Waiting for the Olympic cyclists in Surrey * As cycling is very popular in Surrey, many have ridden their bikes to…

August 1, 2012
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The Summer Olympic Games Begin

 Seven years ago, when it was announced the Olympics would come to London, my husband turned to me and said ‘We should go’ * Our tickets  * Little did we know then not only would be seeing the Olympic Games, but we would be living here…

July 28, 2012
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The Olympic Torch

How adorable is he?! This is Olympic torchbearer Charlie Palmer, age 87, from Chilworth I don’t know if he or the torch is shining more * * I stood next to his proud granddaughters who said he received the exciting news 2½ months ago that…

July 25, 2012