Pippa Collett
Riots and the road to London 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Pippa Collett
The mindless violence seen recently on the streets of British cities reminds us just how thin the veneer that binds us as a society has become.  These were not race riots, ed or politically or economically motivated. A criminal minority used one incident as the excuse to arbitrarily take to the streets to cause trouble and recklessly endanger lives,
 
Road to London 2012: can sponsors win in the final lap? PDF Print E-mail
Pippa Collett

One could hardly fail to see the un-heralded coverage of all things London 2012  in July, culminating in Trafalgar Square celebrations of One Year to Go (1YTG) to the Olympics Opening Ceremony on 27th July.

The Olympic Park seems to be remarkably on track and on budget compared with previous government-funded capital projects (think Wembley Stadium or the Channel Tunnel) and it is good to be reminded just how much has been achieved.  Ticket sales have been an astonishing...

 
“Where’s there’s muck there’s money?” - Pippa Collett PDF Print E-mail
Pippa Collett
The adage goes “Where there’s muck there’s money” but in sport the reverse also seems to hold true. How is it that, when every other significant election in the world is heavily contested, the premier world sport, football, bucks the trend and, in doing so, allows the incumbent to run unopposed for a fourth term?
 


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