Anna Minton

author and journalist

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Writer and journalist; author of Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-First-Century City

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London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II.  Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.

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Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after  the games  begin later this month.

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