2012 Olympics, here we come!

Somehow it seems that London has been awarded the 2012 Olypmics. I say “somehow” as 3 months ago I had a weekend where I spent a day in both Paris + London, and Paris seemed to want it so much more, with recent polls in the UK suggesting around 70% were keen for it to happen in London but weren’t all that concerned.
Whilst I’m glad London has been awarded the Olympics in terms of the boost it will give to the pretty deprived area of East London the games will be held in and the drive through schools to encourage kids to participate more in sport which is most definately needed, I am slightly concerned at how much money it is going to suck up from everyone’s pockets. If the Government are involved, I really hope they don’t screw it up like they did with the Millenium Dome fiasco. Ã�£700m+ and very little gained.

But, suppose that stuff’s one back to Mr Chirac. Teach him to comment on the British…

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Iain Foulds, 32 years old. Originally from England, now living in Seattle, WA. I currently work as a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft writing about Azure VMs. Gamer. Very passionate about photography. Comments and opinions expressed here are my own. More...

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