A summer stroll

As public minded citizens Katabasis and I, have determined to risk our sanity and plan to venture to the wilds of sunny Stratford (Not the on upon Avon nor the Stony variety but the one where those Olympic thingies are happening). Now whilst we would obviously normally obey the government diktat advice that all non-approved citizens should avoid the area around the London 2012 games, we have a mission. That mission as I’ve burbled about before is to make sure that people are aware of the danger they may be in wearing garments not produced by the relevant approved sponsors … Continue reading

Olympic brand protection again

Terribly sorry to be banging on about the olympics again but Al Jahom has revealed that the festering pustulance on the face of free speech don’t want us linking to them in uncomplimentary terms. To quote what they’d like to impose: “no such link shall portray us or any other official London 2012 organisations (or our or their activities, products or services) in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise objectionable manner.” Oh and it must also be in text only so this sort of thing is probably right out: The paranoid insanity of these olympics is a matter of international … Continue reading

A lasting legacy for local communities

I know more Olympic shite, I really should change topic, but inspired by other peoples graphics I thought I’d exercise my piss poor graphics skills. Especially having read about the lasting sports legacy being left in hackney with existing sports facilities and wildlife habitat destroyed for good. That’s even before you consider if the Olympic body will return the pitches under the temporary car park to anything like they’re previous state. To keep track of just what the legacy will be, and lets see how far off the mark my graphic is there’s Games Monitor. Oh and for the record … Continue reading