Tag Archives: 2012

London Daily Photo: See Ya Next Year

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Somehow it happened. 2012 exceeded 2011 in terms of fun, fruitfulness and friendship. And I really wasn’t expecting that. This time last year, I wrote that 2011 had been “one of the best years of my life.” And if at … Continue reading

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East Village: London 2012′s First “Legacy” Neighbourhood

Up until Danny Boyle’s Opening Ceremony dazzled the nation and billions of folks from around the world watching it on TV, the legacy of The Games and their impact on London was the key Olympics topic. At the moment, the … Continue reading

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Royal Mail to Issue “Next Day” Prints of London 2012 Olympic Stamps (CheapOair)

This will be the first time a host country has used action shots for stamps “next day” issued during the Games. The issuing of “next day” stamps is also a first for the Royal Mail. Read my complete post at … Continue reading

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“The World in London” Outdoor Photography Exhibition (OneTravel)

The project brings together 204 specially commissioned photographic portraits of 204 Londoners, each originating from one of the nations competing at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. “The World in London” Outdoor Photography Exhibition OneTravel, 23 May 2012 Photography © … Continue reading

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Team GB Gets the Gold Medal Stamp of Approval

Historic “Next Day” Gold Here’s an Olympic first: next-day stamps to be issued by the Royal Mail for each Gold Medal won by the Team GB during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The main image of each Gold Medal stamp will, wherever … Continue reading

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The Heathrow In and Out (CheapOair)

With this summer promising (or should I say threatening?) to be the busiest in the history London Heathrow Airport, I thought it might be useful to share a few tips on how best to get in and out of the … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Currents

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London Daily Photo: Neighbours

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London Daily Photo: The Mothership

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London Daily Photo: On Your Marks

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London Daily Photo: Coming Soon

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London Daily Photo: Loom

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London Daily Photo: Blue Morning

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London Daily Photo: Contour

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London Daily Photo: Mound

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London Daily Photo: E20

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Olympic Record Breaking Summer for Heathrow Airport Expected (CheapOair)

It looks like this summer’s going to be a busy one at London’s Heathrow Airport. An estimated 80% of all visitors with flights to London for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are expected to pass through the airport. That’s almost 60,000 passengers including 12,850 athletes and 14,700 accredited media as well as marketing partners, officials and – of course – the spectators. To ensure that these visitors’ first experience of London and the UK before the Olympics will be a positive one, the British Airports Authority (BAA) is upping its game to deal with the high volume of flyers. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Sparkling

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Best of Hackney Wick (CheapOair)

Best of Hackney Wick CheapOair, February 2, 2012 This week’s “Hackney Wick and the Olympics” post put the spotlight on an area of East London that’s in an interesting state of transition and well worth paying a visit the next time you’ve … Continue reading

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Hackney Wick and the Olympics (CheapOair)

Hackney Wick and the Olympics CheapOair, January 31, 2012 Seeming to be stuck between a rock and a hard place and making the most of the situation with a stiff upper lip and more than a bit of artist flair, … Continue reading

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2012 Resolutions

Yeah so I’m taking my own sweet time gradually getting around to making my new year’s resolutions for 2012. Bear with me please. I’m still a bit jet lagged after three weeks in the States and playing as capable a … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at the London 2012 Olympics Village (OneTravel)

Sneak Peek at the London 2012 Olympics Village OneTravel, Jan 01, 2011 In only a matter of months now, 16,000 top ranked athletes from across the globe will arrive on flights to London for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. There will … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: New Year

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In Pictures: Inside the Olympic Athletes’ Village (Londonist)

In Pictures: Inside the Olympic Athletes’ Village Londonist, December 8, 2011 at 14:00 pm Possibly some of the last photos to be taken by the public as the area is soon to enter “lockdown” for final preparations, here’s a peek … Continue reading

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Capture Hackney before the Olympics do! (Qype does London)

Capture Hackney before the Olympics do! Qype does London, August 20th 2010 … No matter your opinion about the Games coming to town, don’t you think it would be a good idea for folks familiar with the area to document … Continue reading

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Olympic Park Tour, Take Two (Qype does London)

Olympic Park Tour, Take Two  Qype does London, June 4th 2009 Whether you’re pro-2012 or think the Olympics in London is going to be the biggest mess in UK history (my views fluctuate somewhere in between, but I have to … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Jamie (Qype does London)

The Good, the Bad and the Jamie  Qype does London, May 21st 2009 Actually, the day started off well enough. I had a productive morning plugging away at work followed by a rocking lunch (chicken of the woods, crabmeat, purple … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Taking the Olympics Out

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