Monthly Archives: July 2012

What A Privilege–Wandering Around An Empty Olympic Park

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At the Games, I am working at a combination of the Velodrome, BMX Track and Basketball Arena (they are all next to each other). It means that I have a 20 – 30 minute walk from the Park entrance at …

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Homeless, Carless And Beginning To Say Our Goodbyes

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The simple journey from Oxford to Abingdon turned into an adventure when Dave said “we have no gears”, as we sat at a roundabout. Green Flag patched up our faithful Peugeot 206 so that we could get to the nearest …

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An Extraordinary Day–The Joy of Being A Tourist In London

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Sunday was a reminder that London is a truly great city in which to be a tourist. Its easy to get around and there is so much happening all of the time. As part of the LIFT Festival, the STREB …

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And So It Starts

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Today is the first day of the rest of our lives may be a cliché but today really is the start of our gap year. Yesterday the removal men came and packed the contents of the house into boxes and …

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If We Need This Much Kit For Just One Weekend Away…

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We’ve just got back from a great weekend at the Cornbury Festival. It was good to get away from the stresses of packing up the house and just chill out, listen to some really good music and have the odd …

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