The UK Olympics???

The streets of London are decorated and ready for the Olympic Games, but is the Nation ready. The question of security is scary to say the least. An amount of 300 million pounds was said to have been paid to the G4S security group. Apparently now the group can’t recruit and train enough personnel to provide the necessary coverage during the games. The military have  supplied a total of seventeen thousand troops to bolster the security. The British Army only have 9,500 troops in Afghanistan and there is a war going on there! What has the world come to when we need such a huge military presents, the whole London Police Force and the number of private security people just to host the Olympic Games?. I can’t believe it, in 1956 I attended the Olympics in Melbourne Australia, security was minimal and mostly out of sight. Tomorrow I will post a short story of an event that took place in Melbourne. It couldn’t possibly happen today but if it did I’d probably be shot!!
Cheers and keep reading

About irishroverpei

Author of "Lily & Me", "The Royal Navy & Me" and Chapter XXl Armageddon. Writer, blogger and RN Submariner, antique automobile enthusiast.
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