Olympics 2012

I have been very cynical about the Olympics in London. all talk has been about ‘London’ and nothing about the rest of the country that is forking out the tax pounds to pay for it. But then you watch what a magnificent job Danny Boyle did with his £27million.

In the run up it is all sponsorship this and sponsorship that, and let’s be fair the companies sponsoring the games are just out to make money and nothing else, despite what their PR firms say. At the same time though, they have no control over the actual games and ceremony.

I was very happily impressed by the opening ceremony and feel genuinely proud of being from this great country. It could have easily slipped into being a celebration of London, which would have righteously pissed me off, but was from the very start a celebration of the entire country. Until we got to the modern music section, very little was felt of “London” – rather it was more of a “Britain”. Perhaps in these times of separating states we should think more about everything the lot of us has been through and stick it to the rest of the world as a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland who should once again stand proud on the International stage.

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First Post

Okay, so, I thought I would give the whole blog thing a go. Hopefully, this will prove to be a good outlet for what I want to say.

I have made more than a few attempts at launching a zombie-movie review website, always ending up with a functioning site that never actually gets any content because by the time I have coded the site I get bored. I havent watched any zombie films lately so I feel that putting a review on here yet would be doing a great disloyalty to a genre that I adore. I shall have to think aboutwhich film to do first and then do it justice.

That said, I cannot see myself only posting reviews of zombie films, so who knows. I have been reading a lot lately so may start with something about that.

I have read that the hardest thing about becoming a writer is overcoming the fear of putting pen to paper – or fingers to keyboard – and just simply writing. When I was younger I wanted to write, but never got past a couple of simple notes before deciding that it seemed stupid and embarrassedly scrapped any evidence. Maybe getting used to writing things down where people can see will get me past any inhibitions I h. You never know, maybe I will end up actually writing that post-apocolyptic zombie survival horror novel after all.