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key 2 the door [TDC244]

Well it doesn’t feel like a 21st!? Nearly left my watch behind this morning! Quads feeling a little tired but otherwise feeling okay. Pace a bit zippy at lunchtime but slowed in the dark and rain in the evening. 58 more words

Running

Seoul Photos: Olympic Park (올림픽공원)

Looking for some outdoor art or just a nice park to explore? Check out Olympic Park (올림픽공원) which is the legacy of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. 267 more words

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Train

Experimenting with long-exposure and light at Olympic Park

Photography

The ghost town of the Olympic Legacy

Before the olympics the people of London and the International Olympic Commitee were sold a dream of an olympic legacy where the the infrastructure  of the olympic park would be the a bustling hub of recreational activities and a tourist attraction, however these are what I find, two years later, on my adventures out on my bike. 24 more words

Personal

Olympics should have learned from Commonwealth Games

Olympic Stadium planners should have learned from the successful construction and conversion of the City of Manchester Stadium, says a leading academic.

Starkly contrasting with the Olympic Stadium’s £486m price tag, the Manchester ground was built for the 2002 Commonwealth Games at a cost of £112m. 199 more words

Construction

downtown Atlanta

The rental car (Chevy Chariot*) went back this morning and we took to MARTA to explore Atlanta’s city centre. As an aside, Margaret Mitchell wrote… 71 more words

Photography

Olympic Stadium could cost taxpayer over £650m

Taxpayers could be forced to foot a bill of up to £671m as the Olympic Stadium continues its renovation.

Over £500m of public money has already been spent on the construction and adaptation of the stadium, but construction firm Balfour Betty has asked for more cash to help modify the stadium for West Ham United. 126 more words

Construction