Posts Tagged: Olympics

The Burning Question..?

Websites, blogs and tweet lines are crackling with anticipation .. who will it be who lights the torch tonight in the Olympic Park? and just what are those surprises that haven’t yet leaked out about tonight’s Opening Ceremony? So here we are! … The Day has dawned, bells have been rung, and there is a… Read more »

Powerful films, poetry, debate on Truce

Sat next to Kaspian, Joe, Kim, Claudia, Sandra, Maddie, Jake and Charlie at the Bernie Grants Arts Centre where the Headstarters are putting on an evening of film, poetry, debate, workshop and discussion around the theme of the Olympic Truce. Where did the concept of Truce originate? Lord Michael Bates who has walked thousands of… Read more »

Inspiring stuff .. down at BBC Radio 1’s Academy

Just been to watch our very own SMJ Joe Mason sit on a panel at BBC Radio 1’s Academy at one of their many Q&A sessions aimed at 16-19 year olds, to get them inspired to take the leap and pursue the career of their dreams Joe sat on a panel alongside an impressive cast… Read more »

young people and the olympics

So many things to be proud of the SMJ’s for of late. Not least Joe Mason who’s photos of the interface between Olympic Park and the local community caused quite a stir when he posted them in a recent blog post. They’re now on display at The Freeword Centre  at their recently opened exhibition Politics… Read more »

An update

The last month has gone past in a bit of a blur with not one but two trips around the Olympic park, plenty of speed blogging, and interviewing practise, a Headstart Event at Discover Young Hackney  which was deemed a resounding success on all fronts!, and, I’ve been meaning to post this piece of audio for… Read more »

Speed Blogging, SMJ tweets and Olympic challenges..

The past two SMJ sessions have been fast and furious, with blogs aplenty and no shortage of things to talk or should I say blog about! We’ve even invented our own SMJ Olympic sport, ‘Speed Blogging’ This involves an Olympics related story – we’re awash with them, literally,  – an unsuspecting SMJ, and a stop watch….. Read more »