So did you watch the opening of the Olympic Games?!?! I did and I loved it. Here in New Zealand we could watch the live coverage from the very reasonable time of 8.a.m. Saturday morning. I loved the bit about the reference to the UK childrens' literary tradition and the hospital service--that giant Voldemort and the million Mary Poppinses! Was awesome. And of course Mr Bean was brilliant. So was Bond with the Queen - how cool she was cool enough to get on board with that!
Most of the sporting events over the next two weeks will be on the middle of the night but happily, there'll be a million replays. And of course there's always caffeine.
I love the Olympics - there's the aspiration, inspiration, an abundant display of the joy of youth, the incredible ability and grace of the human race. And the sheer energy that seems to ripple around the world even when you're just watching it 'on the box'. There's also heartbreak and so many 'if onlys'. But it is wonderful. That said, I'm glad they're only every four years - it makes it super-special, don't you think?
So it's just a short post from me today, because I have much men's diving, rowing and swimming to watch. Not to mention that modern pentathlon--what an amazing array of skills you need to compete in that!!!
Are you watching the Olympics over the next couple of weeks? What's your favourite event???
USA TODAY bestseller
Natalie Anderson writes fun, frisky, feels-good contemporary romance. With over twenty books published,
she’s also been a Romantic Times
Award nominee & a finalist for the R*BY (Romantic Book of the Year). She
lives in Christchurch, New Zealand with her husband, four children and what
feels like a million ducks. Her next release, WAKING UP IN THE WRONG BED is on the shelves in North America in August and you can grab a copy from Amazon or B&N.