It started with a heat wave and ended with a monsoon. Glasgow 2014: the party’s more or less over. As I write Kylie (or someone who sounds an awful lot like her) is apparently doing a sound-check for her appearance at the closing ceremony. I’m a bit sad it’s all over – although the neglected bits […]
Signs you’ve embraced the spirit of the Commonwealth Games.
Slap bang in the middle of the Commonwealth Games it feels like it’s been going on for ages, in fact sometimes it’s hard to imagine life without it… or maybe it’s just me. Here are some signs you’ve got the Glasgow 2014 bug: It has become entirely normal to spend your life with a label around your […]
Commonwealth Games: being part of it
You’ve probably noticed. There’s something going on in Glasgow this week. It’s a little bit like an artist’s impression of some improbably marvellous futuristic city that has come to life. Clean streets and squares throng with smiling groups togged out in matching track suits like off-duty astronauts. There’s a sense of united purpose and anticipation […]