No need to mention that at 8pm on the 8th of August 2008 (well, in Beijing ... it was after midnight in New Zealand!!!) around the world we all enjoyed the opening of the Olympics.
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At this point in time New Zealand has no medals .... yet !!!!! However, I'm hopeful we will have someone standing on the podium soon enough. So sad for our equestrian riders yesterday, especially poor old Andrew Nicholson, but that's the way things go sometimes. He was soooooo close to finishing wasn't he? And hasn't it been terrific to see Mark Todd return. What a legend.
Still, there are plenty of sports events to go and it's fun to have the children at an age to start appreciating and being involved with things like this, so I'm off again to get my daily intake of the Games!
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