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Welcome Week - Sports Fair

Freshers week is finally here, and the stall is all set up! Come and find us on Wednesday & Thursday, 10-4pm in the sports centre. We also have an outdoor area featuring some foam javelins, long jump & a leaderboard for the course of the event (Wednesday 3:00-3:30, Thursday 11:30-12:00)! 16 more words

Last Run by The Despot

Bucephalus and Incitatus pull the chariot around the arena’s curve toward Quintus’s last opponent, a German gripping a throwing axe. Quintus hears the team’s hooves, their frothy snorts, his own heartbeat. 84 more words

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Early September - harvest and tidying

Today I harvested the last remaining potatoes. We had only planted two rows in the spring, both early/salad varieties. Javelin and Charlotte.
Out of the two, I liked Charlotte better – firmer as a salad potato, but also lovely roasted whole (it is not waxy and has a slightly starchy texture). 105 more words

Olympian attaches GoPro to javelin (video)

Following in the path of pole vaulter Allison Stokke, Olympian Cyrus Hostetler recently attached a GoPro to a javelin and let it rip.

Hostetler, who finished 32nd in the 2012 Olympic javelin, was seventh at the U.S. 104 more words



The mood of the audience in the Bird’s Nest is pregnant with expectancy. You can almost tell that something phenomenal is about to happen as the big man takes a few steps backwards then charges forward like a mad rhino. 1,455 more words