How I feel about the Olympics in 5 minutes, as told by John Finnemore AKA “Come on The British One!”

by Stephen Tall on August 12, 2012

A couple of months ago John Finnemore brilliantly condensed the Eurozone crisis into a sublimely funny 5-minute metaphor involving smurfs and a disputed restaurant bill. Here he is this time channelling pretty much all my thoughts about this year’s London (…)

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In other news… on Jess Ennis, Judy Steel & other stories

by Stephen Tall on August 12, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Campaign to rename Tudor Square in honour of Jess (Postcode Gazette) Sheffield politicians want to rename Tudor Square in honour of Jessica Ennis. The Liberal Democrats have backed a campaign which went viral on twitter on Saturday […]

Nick Clegg invites ‘Golden Dozen community Team GB’ to Olympics closing ceremony

by Stephen Tall on August 12, 2012

We don’t normally publish press releases in full on LibDemVoice — but I’m very happy to make an exception for this announcement from Lib Dem leader and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg: The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has invited 12 guests to attend the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics on Sunday evening. […]