Inspire a generation

The London 2012 Olympic Games start officially today. There are loads of reasons to complain.  It cost too much.  It’s too corporate.  The sponsors are inappropriate.  The traffic is a nightmare.  There’s nothing else on TV.  The ticketing was a shambles… The thing is, I don’t remember sitting at home as a child watching the Read More …

children, competition and possibly the best advert for sport ever

People sometimes try to keep children away from competitive sport.  There all sorts of reasons for this avoidance.  Someone gets beat.  That’s bad for self esteem.  Someone wins.  They might get over confident. Yesterday Nadal and Federer provided the best Wimbledon final since Borg and McEnroe.  Simply brilliant.  It had everything.  Comebacks, tie breaks, rain Read More …