Monthly Archives: August 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008 – Closing Ceremony – Introduction

And so the Beijing Olympics 2008 have officially drawn to a close with the handover to London for 2012. I’m sure many many people dropped what they were doing to watch as much of the closing ceremony as possible, I

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To WordPress and not to WordPress

Having been overwhelmed with Olympic fever, it’s been awhile since I’ve made a post relating to WordPress, but the community is as active as ever, especially with the release of WordPress 2.6.1 and the final round of voting for the

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Christine Ohuruogu wins gold in the 400m sprint!

I made my daily (frequent) pilgrimages to the BBC news website earlier today, and was delighted to find the headlines that: Christine Ohuruogu won Olympic 400m gold for Britain with a stunning surge down the home straight in Beijing! The

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Speedo’s LZR Racer swimsuits or “Where are all the breasts?”

The article that I’m about to introduce was originally supposed to be added-on to the end of my previous post dedicated to Michael Phelps, but after being tickled pink by the tongue-in-cheek approach of Simon Barnes, I have decided that

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Phelps clinches 11th Olympic Gold to break yet another record

In what has turned out to be a very fast news day (there are so many events to cover it’s just too easy to be overwhelmed!) Michael Phelps, the American swimmer, clinched his 11th Olympic gold to become the athlete

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