Category Archives: Headstart 2012

Published article!

I’ve had an article published on the Free Word website. I’ve written about how my version of the 2012 Games compared to my grandmothers’ in 1948. Click here to read it. Advertisements

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“I support people, as opposed to countries”

Not long ago, I interviewed Kaspian, another member of the Headstart SMJ team, about who he’ll be supporting during the Games and why. The interview brought up the topic of heritage and how young people feel out their country. I … Continue reading

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On the other side of the fence…

Although I live a nice 3 mile walk along the River Lea from the Olympic Stadium, I haven’t been down there in person to see how it’s changed in over two years. I went down there yesterday to take photos … Continue reading

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Olympic Park Tour

On Thursday, some of the Headstart crew and I were given a tour around the Olympic Park. We were restricted to stay in a bus the whole time but it was great to get an up close look on the … Continue reading

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‘I should support where I’m from’

Today, I interviewed Kaspian, another member of the headstart program and another young londoner looking forward to the Olympics/Paralympics in the summer. Kaspian is half German and half English and I thought it would be interesting to get his opinion … Continue reading

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Still some way to go…

Great view of the Olympic site in December last year. Still some way to go though…

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Boccia!

Going through the list of sports at the Olympics and Paralympics in 2012 and came across one sport I’d never heard of… check it out:

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