Tag Archives: Olympics

Let’s Celebrate Together

This is BLOG #200! I am going to celebrate with a glass of wine and some more Kate Bush. The Olympic Games gave me a great deal to think about, and I am far from finished with many issues that … Continue reading

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Running Up That Hill

Yes, Kate Bush  was actually part of the Olympic Closing Ceremony. To watch the video click on the small YouTube icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen to start it. Then enlarge the screen. To come back here, … Continue reading

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Annie’s Little Steampunk Bird

What an absolute delight to see Annie Lennox perform at the closing ceremony! She looked and sounded wonderful… as unique and impressive as ever! Not only that, she performed with a large ensemble all dressed… as she was… in gorgeous … Continue reading

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Survival… the “official” Olympic song

Am I the only one confused by the contradictions between the Olympic song and the Olympic creed? After watching the Closing Ceremonies, I went looking for more information about the creed and the music,   in particular the official song, … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

Who is the Fittest Olympic Athlete? So, who really is the fittest of them all, the greatest of the Olympians? This very informative article from TIME magazine would have us believe that you can’t know this from the medal count.  … Continue reading

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Cracked Commentary

Here are some more Olympic posts that I found yesterday. Cracked.com can be very funny at times. It is deliberately outrageous and frequently uses vulgar language. Sometimes I have to work at seeing the humour in the “photoplasty” and sometimes … Continue reading

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The Illuminati Olympics

Perhaps I am just being difficult, over-thinking things, trying too hard to respond rationally instead of emotionally. Perhaps I have been resisting the urge to be caught up in the hype and excitement of what passes for “popular culture”. Yes, … Continue reading

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