Category Archives: Metro Blogs

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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Metro Blog

Recently, I was kindly asked by Metro newspaper to guest blog about the Olympics. 

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