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"It matters a great deal who is going to win, but not at all who won"

Willie John McBride, Irish Rugby player

Oslo 2017

Stuart was at the Bislett Games (Diamond League)in June.

The main hall of the City Hall

The harbour from the City Hall

One of the highlights of the week was the Strawberry Party in the City Hall to which the media were invited.

Every strawberry party needs one

Jazmin Sawyers samples the strawberries

In the normal way the Diamond League programme was preceded by a normal of national events. In an abnormal way one of the events was the Junior Norwegian Snowball Championship. Yes, children (11-13 years old) throw snowballs and measure the distance to where they land.

The snowball throwing contest in progress

There was an athlete Bible Study the night before the event. While Stuart is not a fan of organizational branding, he did quite like the notice below.

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