Showing posts from August, 2017

Premier League Football

The summer may be drawing to a close, however one thing to look forward to is that the new football season is finally upon us. After months without regular week in week out entertainment, if you’re an avid Arsenal fan, a cheerful Chelsea fans, or maybe a sanguine Spurs supporter, you’ll be glad to know that the action is back, and in finally in full swing.   If you’re not exactly the biggest follower Of English football, or particularly the premier league, I’ll give you a quick rundown. There’s 20 teams, Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton, get the point. Every team plays against each other twice, once at their home stadium, and the other being away from home, at their opponent’s stadium. This means that every team plays a total of 38 games, 19 at home and 19 away. Whoever finishes the season with the most points wins, simple right?   The premier league, this season will celebrate its 26 th year, and is gaining popularity from all across the globe, making it is t

Olympic Orbit Slide Experience

With one of my blogs from last week being based on the London Athletics, hosted in the London stadium, I have discovered another point of interest, at the doorstep of the stadium itself. Voted as TimeOut London’s Number one thing to do in 2016, The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit is one of the hottest quirky attractions for locals, tourists, and in particular, London’s thrill seekers.   So, you may be wondering, what exactly is this thing you call the ArcelorMittal Orbit? And you’d be right to be a little puzzled, as I myself only recently found out that this was the name of the unusual sculpture, based within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford. Better known as the Orbit tower, the masterpiece was designed by sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond. The ArcelorMittal Orbit is one of the most striking and enduring visual legacies of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Its extraordinary looping structure has become a byword for design innovati