Category Archives: Metro Blogs

Metro Blog: The Olympic National Pavilions

My latest blog for ‘Metro’ appeared online today; a quick guide to the ‘National Pavilions’ which will be in London throughout the Olympic Games.

These really are something to look forward to, offering exhibitions, music and plenty of food and drink from all over the globe! 

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Metro Blog: London’s Earliest Stadium

My latest blog for Metro reveals London’s very first stadium… a Roman amphitheatre, the remains of which lie deep beneath the Guildhall Art Gallery.

Part of the remains of the amphitheatre which can still be seen today…

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Metro Blog: London’s First Mascots

In my second guest blog for Metro, I’ve been taking a look at Wenlock’ and ‘Mandeville’; the official mascots for the 2012 Olympics. Writing about the two characters led me to consider London’s very first mascots; two ferocious giants known as ‘Gog’ and Magog’.

Gog and Magog

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