Entries by Christopher Beanland from 07/2012

Olympic London: The Coolest Place on the Planet?

| Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Comedy

I emerge, blinking, at Dalston Kingsland Station following my long journey down from Scotland. I'm here to find out just how 'cool' London really is in this Olympic year. The first things I see are banners erected by Hackney Council on the lampposts up and down the main drag. They read: "London 2012: Letz all f***in' smile!" and "London 2012: innit".