Jim Thornton

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#thiswondrousisle - Or the Couch Potato's Guide to Being Part of the Olympic Legacy

(0) Comments | Posted 17 September 2012 | (00:00)

As the dust settles from the great Olympic party, it seems the most fitting time to sit down and update you all about the progress of our #thiswondrousisle project.

I say 'our', because it is a project that belongs to all of us, of course. To everyone...

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This Wondrous Isle

(2) Comments | Posted 24 August 2012 | (00:00)

When I sat down to watch the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, I did so reluctantly, and with a terrible sense of foreboding about what was about to be unveiled.

Even though it had been masterminded by Stephen Daldry and Danny Boyle, two of our greatest ever directors of stage...

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The Great Campaign

(4) Comments | Posted 23 September 2011 | (00:00)

I awoke this morning to hear that David Cameron obviously learned absolutely nothing from Tony Blair. There are many of us who think the Cool Britannia campaign was the moment Blair's administration jumped the shark and lost all credibility, but Cameron certainly isn't one of them if his new 'Great'...

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