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View from the Bird’s Nest

August 4, 2008

The Bird’s Nest

We’ve given our blog a new name to go with its fresh focus on the Games, now that the bulk of our team of reporters, photographers and TV crews have assembled in Beijing.

Our reporters are blogging regularly with news and views from the greatest show on earth and we’ll be showcasing the pick of reports from Reuters and around the web.

We’re hoping for plenty of input from you, too. Comments are open on all posts so please give us your views on anything and everything Games related, whether you’re here in Beijing or following the Olympics on TV or the web.

If you are in China, we’d be particularly interested in your first-hand experiences. How are you coping with the humidity? Is the smog getting to you? And how are you enjoying the Games? 

I’m also adding a blogroll featuring sites we like, so if you have a Games-related blog, send as a link and I’ll look at putting it in our list.

Kevin Fylan, Beijing


Absurdity, Allegory & China
“The Kingdom from another angle.”

Posted by jg | Report as abusive

How did you arrive at that name? Sounds like it’ll be all about … athletics, no?

Posted by Erik | Report as abusive

Hopefully the name change will send you in a fresh new direction. You’re one of my favourite blogs, but your constant insistance on the smog issue is/was becoming a bit tiresome. There are so many fascinating stories out here, come find one with a human face!

Posted by ml | Report as abusive

Hi Erik. I assure you that we thought long and hard about it. But if you’re at the top of the Bird’s Nest you get a decent view down over most of the Olympic green … figuratively, at least.

Posted by Kevin Fylan | Report as abusive

And ml, tks for the comment. You’ll certainly find a lot more stories focused on the athletes and the people in general.
We’re only three days away now and there’s going to be plenty to write about…

Posted by Kevin Fylan | Report as abusive

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