Posts Tagged Greatest Team parade

The Climax

Boris Johnson’s speech at the end of the Greatest Team Parade for Team GB and ParalympicsGB signaled the official end to London 2012. And so I tip my orange bowler hat to the athletes, military, police, volunteers, Seth Coe and staff and really everyone involved in making the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games such a huge success. It’s been an amazing summer of sport and culture.

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Last Hurrah

Towards the end of the Paralympics Closing Ceremony, I felt a soar throat coming on. Was most annoyed as I really had planned to stay out all night for the after party. But sensing that my body was calling for rest, I went home. However, the next day, I dragged myself to the Greatest Team Parade for Team GB and Paralympics GB. It would be the last hurrah for London 2012 and so I wanted/needed to be there. Particularly as I’d gotten a ticket to be in The Mall with the other volunteers. Thankfully, it was a glorious day and […]

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