Shamrock

#coloryourworld #cyw #shamrock Salford 23rd February 2017   Lucky 🍀 Irish green You spread good fortune 🔮 To all who find you Is it fortune or chance That besets your finder Only time will tell As they scour the fields On search for your four leaves In time for the football match

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Marathon

Marathon pinnacle of the amateur athletes preparation stood by the line , waiting for the sound of the air horn twenty six miles following the road alongside the record breakers and club runners and teams in fancy dress. Guiding the way, the marshals on the miles leading the athletes to their goal.

Memories of London 2012 – Paralympics

Salford August 2012 There have been a number of camps throughout the city, hosting athletes from many nations and in many sports in relation to the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Brazil were no different, and used venues up and down the city from the Regional Athletic Arena at Sportcity  to the Manchester Aquatics centre on Oxford Road. Athletes... Continue Reading →

Argument

Argument The fuse was lit at Half Time but its a slow burner this one was it a foul? infringement ? or just down right dangerous ?   Learned friends, now debate On Blue on Red bringing up ancient history in the process   They argue their sides Was he beaten by skill or was... Continue Reading →

Supercharged

A poetic response to another Golden response from Paralympics GB (Hannah Cockcroft, winning Gold in Rio)   Have you been watching ? A Magical moment in the Rio lights New wheels speeding down the track to a Gold Neutrals and rivals all - Astounded - The British girl Has taken it.... Speeding through the competition,... Continue Reading →

The Runner (Paralympic)

A tale on the Paralympian, Johnnie Peacock - Dedicated to all the Athletes at @ParalympicsGB taking part in the Rio Olympiad It's not just the short burst of speed It's not the ability for opponents to fear your name It's not the fancy kit that makes you fast   No - Its all that work... Continue Reading →

Sprint (Paralympic)

In honour of Dame Sarah Storey - who's just become the UKs most decorated Paralympian.       Surpassing all others on two wheels Paralympic gold tally record - broken Rio watches and applauds your achievement In getting the record number of golds New dame holding the record - that's gone from the swimming stadium To the... Continue Reading →

Paralympians in Brazil

Salford, 7th September 2016 Right about now, Rio-de-Janeiro is beginning the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil, the premiere event for Elite Athletes with a Disability. Recent readers of my blog will know I helped the Brazilian Paralympic Squad prepare in their Training Camp for the London Games in 2012 in the City of Manchester. Wheelchair... Continue Reading →

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