Category Sport in the Community
This sign in the window of an art gallery in Edinburgh stopped me momentarily in a quiet walk around town during the COVID crisis. The first thought was ‘Will it? Will we?’; and since then my mind has been consumed with how we draw on this period of reflection to ensure that we might, actually […]
The Games were staged for the second time – 12 months on from the first Games. Organising committee from the Ministry of Education in Greece provided a varied and memorable programme for all participants. Central to the games are the Ancient facilities with such historic significance to world sport. 73 students from 10 delegation and […]
There and Back Again – Edinburgh to Doha I was able to enjoy my weekly Sunday morning walk on the Pentland Hills (immediately to the south of Edinburgh); before heading out on the new tram to Edinburgh airport to join the direct 7 hour flight to Doha with Qatar Airways. After a comfortable flight, I […]
On December the 9th 2013 the Scottish Government launched its consultation paper looking for comments and suggestion on the future of youth sport in Scotland. You can find the consultation paper here: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/12/8921 The paper asks for comment on fifteen questions, my responses are below: CONSULTATION QUESTIONS Vision The draft Strategy sets the following vision: […]
Charlie on Tour I have been very fortunate to be a member of the ISF (International School Sport Federation) during this past 18 months. Not least because the executive has had it’s meetings in such fascinating, beguiling, and interesting places. Think of it – Guatemala, Turkey, Israel and most recently Brazil have all hosted meetings […]
I was very fortunate to have a wee tour of some of the Brasilian cities ( Sao Paulo, Florianoplis, Rio de Janerio, Salvador and then attending both the ISF Gymnasiade and the ISF Executive meeting in Brasilia. Here are some of my photos.