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Rio 2016 - Part 2 [Dish #65]

Posted August 24th, 2016 at 3:22 AM by gimmepie (The Pie Bakery)

How We did


This was an interesting Olympics for a lot of nations and Australia is no exception to this. We didn't end up up doing as well in the medals department as we did back in London's 2012 Olympics but in many ways it felt like a greater success. By the same token however, we also had many enormous let downs.

The swimming events tend to be among Australia's strongest events, and in this Olympics we saw some great achievements. Our women's 4x100 Freestyle team
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Rio 2016 - Part One [Dish #64]

Posted August 20th, 2016 at 1:26 AM by gimmepie (The Pie Bakery)

The Opening Ceremony


As the Olympics draw nearer to a close, I feel like sharing my thoughts on them a little with a sort of "mini-series". The Rio Olympics have been marred by controversy - something I'll talk about in another entry - but there have been plenty of high notes as well.

I think one of those high notes was the opening ceremony. Whilst the supposed theme of doing more with less was very obviously a necessity, not a choice, I think that the opening
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