Friday, March 17, 2006

Let the Games Begin!

The 18th Commonwealth Games have opened in Melbourne Australia. Its only been going a couple of days but so far Australia has shown its sporting prowess by taking an early lead in the medal tally. It is, of course, expected that Australia will win the Games but our early lead should be put in perspective. The swimming is our strongest sport and that is up first. When the athletics part starts up Australia usually doesn't shine quite so bright.

And kudos to the Scottish swimmers who have been putting on a fine show. The TV commentators tell us that the Scottish success in the swimming pool is a reflection of years of improvement and hard work by the Scottish swim team.

Currently reading:

"Hell" by Yasutaka Tsutsui