Archive for the London Category

London 2012 Olympics: Opening Ceremony

As one of 300 Mechanicals during the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, I had one of the most amazing experiences of my life last Friday night. So what did it mean to be a Mechanical? Well, my job was to get the audience involved in the show. And dressed like a Super Mario Brother, I had a bag full of props and an earpiece to help prompt me at various points throughout the 3 1/2 hour show. It was a bit nerve racking with 80,000 people in the stadium never mind the billion+ television audience watching but oh so exciting. And […]

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Let The Games Begin!

Tonight is the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Oh yeah!

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London 2012 Olympics: Torch Relay In Bromley

The Olympic Torch passed through Bromley today. All of this added to the excitment for the upcoming London 2012 Games and so can’t wait for things to kick off on 27th July. It’s all going to be AMAZING! Note: For more pictures taken from the torch relay, you can view my Facebook album titled: London 2012 Olympics Torch Relay in Brompley. Enjoy!

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Olympic Ceremonies Rehearsals

Exactly one week from today, I’ll have my second rehearsal for London 2012 Olympics Opening and Closing ceremonies. We were sworn to secrecy so can’t give ANY details on what I’ll be doing. Thus, was really surprised when a few days before our first rehearsal via BBC and in newspapers across the land, saw images and details about the Opening ceremony as revealed by director Danny Boyle. Specifically, that the Opening Ceremony “will start with an anarchic pastoral vision of Britain’s green and pleasant land, featuring real animals, fake rain, a mosh-pit in tribute to the Glastonbury Festival and a […]

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London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

The Olympic Torch is making its way around the four corners of the UK before arriving in Stratford on 27 July for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. And it has been amazing to hear some of the stories and view images associated with the people taking part in the journey. One that brought a big smile to my face is that of some kids on West Sands Beach in St Andrews who re-enacted the famous scene from one of my favourite movies: Chariots of Fire. Simply brilliant! So can’t wait to get caught up in the […]

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