Author Archives: Joe Mason
Last Monday, I went to the Olympic Park and took part in the Olympic Experience. This is how I describe being in the Olympic Park all day and joining in with the activities and watching the event in the evening. … Continue reading
When I visited the Winter Paralympic Games back in 2010, one of the things that I remember most well was how friendly and helpful the volunteers were. I thought to myself at the time, ‘how will grumpy ol’ Londoners be … Continue reading
Three other Headstarters and I were set a task to travel around London for the day while visiting as many Olympics countries’ houses as we could. We would see what the venues were like and try to establish which country … Continue reading
I have known David Vellala, one of the 8,000 torch bearers for these Olympic Games, for several years now through some of the many sports programs he leads in my local area. He is what you call a ‘people person’, … Continue reading
Today, this podcast was published by the timesonline where I was interviewed by Chris Skinner talking about the Games and how I have been affected as a local and a young person. Have a listen!
(Image source: Occupy the London Stock Exchange) Deemed as ‘offensive’ by Ealing Council, Mau Mau’s ‘Clown Town’ artwork was whitewashed over within 6 days.