Category Archives: London 2012

Olympic Diary Part 4 – Guests

After getting to bed in the small hours of the Friday night of the Opening Ceremony having seen all our guests off to bed. It was only a few hours beforeĀ I was up again to make sure the ones unfortunate … Continue reading

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Olympic Diary Part 3 – Opening Ceremony Day

It seemed a miracle but finally the 27th July had arrived. The day of the Opening Ceremony. The start of the Olympic Games and the Beginning of the conclusion of this whole crazy project. Nearly 3 1/2 years for me … Continue reading

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Olympic Diary Part 2 – The CEO’s Torch

After getting to bed at 1am after the magnificent final dress rehearsal of the Opening Ceremony I am not even sure I slept but the alarm went off two hours later. This was the start of one of the most … Continue reading

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Olympic Diary Part 1

It may seem a little late to post a diary about the Olympics but during the actual games I just couldn’t find the time – a very lame excuse I know and I’m sorry. Posting my recollections this late, however, … Continue reading

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Carrying The Olympic Flame

It was some time ago that I was told I was to be honoured by being part of the Olympic Torch Relay and carrying the Olympic flame and to be honest, what with everything going on in life it was … Continue reading

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Back To Normal?

After the conference and my week of pain killer cold turkey the intention was to ease my self back into the work routine. It didn’t happen. Well, the easing bit didn’t. I have found that when you are back you … Continue reading

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Olympic Torch Shuffle

I’m going to be an Olympic Torchbearer! Yes, that’s right, I’m going to be one of the lucky 8,000 people who will help carry the Olympic torch on a small part of its journey from Lands End all around the … Continue reading

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Conference

Adecco’s annual conference is a big glitzy (and boozy) affair. Following the accident, my boss had been really encouraging and had said it would be great if I could not only make the conference but present as well. This is, … Continue reading

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Back On My Feet

After spending what seems an age being bed-ridden, inactive, pushed around (in the nicest possible way) and generally feeling the world was passing me by at a snails pace, recently things have really changed. And yesterday, after getting a cab … Continue reading

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Recovery Phase 3

It genuinely feels like I have entered a new phase in my recovery. If the hospital stay was phase 1, return home phase 2 the last few days have seen a number of step-changes and improvements. Within the last week … Continue reading

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