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AS SPRING LEADS INTO SUMMER

I’m beginning to suspect that we’re all going to have to toughen up a bit this Summer.
Still, looking on the bright side, the synchronised swimming at the Olympics will be a doddle for the competitors although the diving team might have a few problems.

HISTORY LESSON – 7

THE TORTOISE OLYMPICS
The first tortoise Olympic Games were held in 1832.
The use of a cannon to start the long jump was banned in 1909, when Archibald ‘Cara Pace’ Thomas the Third couldn’t be found after the event. (Avid Reader, you’re thinking the time scale doesn’t add up – a strict time table cannot be adhered [...]