A MILLION MILES TOGETHER: UK Olympic gold champion at launch of Newham keep fit drive

London, UNITED KINGDOM VIJAY SHAH via Newham Council British Olympic champion and gold medallist Christine¬†Ohuruogu returned to her home borough of Newham to help the council’s special keep fit drive¬†Million Miles Together Challenge, which officially launches today and is designed to encourage residents to be more active. The challenge encourages people to go out and get involved in activities such as running, sports, jogging, yoga and dance to help Newham collectively achieve a million miles in a hundred days. The former 400 metres World Champion and the borough’s mayor, Sir Robin Wales, came together yesterday (Friday 30th October) to announce … Continue reading A MILLION MILES TOGETHER: UK Olympic gold champion at launch of Newham keep fit drive

THE HALF-EATEN TIMES: The blog’s very own e-newspaper

While being the next Rupert Murdoch or Lord Northcliffe is probably a very unlikely event for me any time soon – a lack of a gold-plated triple-password protected Swiss bank account not withstanding – it is however, stupidly possible for me, or indeed anyone, to have their own newspaper with content that interests them and their friends. No messy printing ink, whiny subeditors, or pleading with newsagents required. Just an invisible, hands-free, fuss-free ‘editor-bot’ who will pull off a carefully-ish curated selection of tweets, website links etc. to make that virtual front page. Thanks to the internet, the Half-Eaten Mind … Continue reading THE HALF-EATEN TIMES: The blog’s very own e-newspaper