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Olympic Fever

I think I have a touch of Olympic fever. I caught it off my friend Gill who stayed over yesterday and she persuaded me that I would enjoy watching a bit of sport on TV! We watched some cycle racing in which Team GB won some medals. Apparently I was waving my arms and shouting but I was so feverish I don't remember this.

I am taking it easy today. I may watch a bit of swimming to see if I still have any symptoms otherwise I shall go back to normal life playing Scrabble and Bridge.

Posted at 7th Aug 2012 - 10:32AM   Posted by Arosebyanyothername   Olympic Fever Comments: 10

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CalicoKate's Avatar Oh it has been brilliant utterly brilliant Rosie B&I sitting on the sofa hearts in mouths and cheering like mad when GB are in play. I will add that I in no way watch any sport at any time bar a few Wimblydon matches! Laughing But I am loving the 'lympcs despite being very sceptical abut the cost of it all, and just how much of an effect on the economy it was supposed to have. Scotland was 'promised' that we would have a really busy & touristy summer - we aren't in spite of having good weather. M&D are down in bookings for B&B not up, and we were able to book at short notice in a usually v busy touristy town. But I love the GB-ness of it all!

Posted by: CalicoKate on 7th Aug 2012 at 10:51AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar Well I just completed the hurdles in 13.3 secondsVery Happy
(google home page today!)
Not bad considering I'm full of the cold and feel like I have a small elephant sitting on my chestSad

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 7th Aug 2012 at 02:15PM

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Fennie's Avatar So many golds that we are now becoming blasť. (what does that word mean? It's French isn't it? Blaser = to what? - reaches for French dictionary. Blaser, it says, means to make blasť. So how far does that get you?) Still all fun. Well done Team GB!

Posted by: Fennie on 7th Aug 2012 at 02:39PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar I have been glued to the tele too, much of the time. The Triathlon this morning held me glued to the screen. For younger brother Jonnie to get a bronze behind his elder brother Alastair, having had to stand still for 15 secs as a penalty for a minor misdemeanor, was - to use the current expression - unbelievable!
I know that your part of Scotland, CK, has had a drought and good weather, but the general impression for the whole country is cold and wet, so I can understand people going abroad, or foreigners not coming for hols. I am sure that you can't blame it on the Olympics, really.

Posted by: Withy Brook on 7th Aug 2012 at 03:58PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar I've watched some gymnastics - quite nice, now some mincing horses (dressage) rather silly, who is doing the sport - woman or beast? Where is the swimming? I am feeling much better now, the fever has subsided.
Back to Scrabble and, if it wasn't raining, walking Rufus. Very Happy

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 7th Aug 2012 at 04:03PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Watching cycling now. This is more like it. Temperature up and laptop lid down.

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 7th Aug 2012 at 04:45PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Now that cycle race Trott/Hammer) was exciting. Nearly dropped the laptop.Laughing

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 7th Aug 2012 at 05:22PM

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Vic's Avatar I've been watching it all too. Now feel a real couch potato. Must go out tomorrow!

Posted by: Vic on 7th Aug 2012 at 07:27PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar I tried watching it and was bored very quickly - apart from when I watch Murray win his gold medal - then I had Olympic Fever - but I have recovered very quickly and there is no sign of it returning.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 7th Aug 2012 at 08:41PM

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LOL to all especially our headmistress.

Posted by: Arcadian advocate on 7th Aug 2012 at 09:22PM

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