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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 before 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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Back On The Bike

Its been a month since my last post and for those of you more interested in bike things rather than medical things this is good news. I’ll just stick to bike news. Even I am fed up with medical stuff. … 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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#Kony2012

Bit of a break (no pun intended) from the recovery marathon and on to something more immediate. Or is it? I am talking about the global viral phenomenon that is  the Kony 2012 video. In a matter of days this … 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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Drugs Part 2 – The Revenge

In previous posts I have written about my relationship with drugs during my convalescence. The medical profession, I have discovered, are more keen on them than I had thought. Pain management is what they tell us it’s all about but … Continue reading

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