My Animals and Other Family

Last year will not go down in history as a triumph for the BBC which is a real shame. For all the scandals and cover-ups and disasters I still think it’s one of Britain’s greatest institutions. One of its saving graces from 2012 however was the coverage of the London Olympics and one of the stars of the Olympic presentation team was Clare Balding….

Chariots of Fire

It’s now less than 100 days to the opening of the London Olympics and there’s a lot of cynicism out there about it. The traveling is going to be hell, the cost is spiraling out of control, the mascots are a bit weird and so on…