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Leon Taylor has had a sporting career lasting more than 20 years. He’s an Olympic Silver medallist in synchronised diving. He’s a friend to some of the biggest names in UK sports today – including Tom Daley. 1,182 more words

Shirley Strong: I won an Olympic medal after a track-side fag

It’s 1984. The Los Angeles Olympics is in full swing, and British athlete Shirley Strong, just 26, is preparing for her 100m hurdles. Famously, with a cigarette. 519 more words

Human Interest

Silence is silver

I’m not sure where my voice has gone but I’m hoping it comes back. I hope that writing today when there is chaos in the house will help my focus. 339 more words

Life, In General

No Second Prize: A Tribute to Those Who Assist

I don’t care who you are or how influential you’ve been, your greatness has always been a team effort.

Whether acting as a sounding board and moral compass, offering words of encouragement, or comforting us when we stumble, the ones who support us are always with us in our hearts, cheering us on. 1,036 more words

General Info

Online Identity Analysis

Nate Bartholomay has a twitter account that I am currently following. Today’s post was about a gift that he has received for St. Patrick’s Day and how excited he was to receive it. 167 more words

Black Willow Winery Awarded by Florida State Fair

Niagara County, NY – The Niagara Wine Trail is pleased to announce Black Willow Winery’s recent awards from the 2014 Florida State Fair International Wine & Grape Juice Competition. 122 more words


The Sochi Puppies Have Arrived!

Gus Kenworthy’s Sochi puppies have arrived!


The puppies landed in New York on Wednesday and were reunited with Kenworthy on Thursday.  Sadly, though, one of the pups, named Sochi, passed away. 22 more words