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One Nation Olympic Legacy

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Remember the Olympics? It was a rather special time in the United Kingdom. Throughout the Olympic and Paralympic events we witnessed some remarkable sporting achievements. Team GB enabled the nation to celebrate in a way that they probably hadn’t celebrated … Continue reading

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The Cycle of Physical and Spiritual Intelligence

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The Cycle of the Physical and the Metaphysical Last night there were yet more 2012 Olympic Games reviews on television. This time BBC3 featured the top 50 moments of the London games. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01pgqkj/Olympics_2012_50_Greatest_Moments/ Whilst we were delighted that Bradley Wiggins … Continue reading

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The Cultural Legacy of the Olympic Games

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If there has been any disappointment associated with the Olympics, it is that there has been very little said about the Cultural Olympiad during the month of celebrations. With so much emphasis on the sporting achievements this is probably to … Continue reading

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The Olympic Games, Virtuous Citizens, and Multiple Intelligences

The less said about the Olympics closing ceremony, the better. Although we could could go on at length about it. For the most part it was more than two hours of silly, shallow, showbizzy nonsense, with some truly terrible music … Continue reading

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Memories from the Beginning

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I was fortunate enough to get tickets for the dress rehearsal of the Olympic Opening Ceremony. Everyone in the stadium was asked to “Save the Surprise” which is why these photographs haven’t been posted before. Once more it is a … Continue reading

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Sport, Education and Multiple Intelligences

It comes as no great surprise in a country whose perennial obsessions are sport, class, ethnicity, politics, money and education to find that a weekend of Olympics achievement should lead directly into a morass of debate and discussion about . … Continue reading

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Week One and Olympic Gold

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We’re now one week into this London Olympics experience and so far so good. Both of us have had an opportunity to spend some time in the Olympic Park and it is truly spectacular to see the transformation and rebirth … Continue reading

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