A show jumper with Canary Wharf in the distance. Fencers in front of Warwick Castle. Hockey in front of some other ancient pile. A weighlifter eyeing up the top-stones at Stonehenge. Beach volleyball in Horseguards Parade. Discus throwing from the Giants Causeway. An athlete hurdling antique chairs in a stately home. Wheelchair basketballers on the Royal Mile at Windsor. Kayaking down the water course at Chatsworth House. A single scull in front of the 02.
Of the many things we might have expected to see in Santo Domingo, an outdoor exhibition of posters promoting the imminent Olympic Games was not one of them. [Read more…]