London 2012: Beach Volleyball At Horseguards Parade

Once Henry VIII’s tiltyard, Horseguards Parade is now the Olympics beach volleyball arena. Quite possibly the best — and most bananas — sporting venue ever. William Kent’s buildings have never looked lovelier. Check out the view from my seat!


The band of the Welsh Guards serenaded us with everything from Tom Jones to Take That. Gold medal to whoever planned the beach volleyball! It’s really been a triumph of the London 2012 Olympics. Also, the most drunken sporting event I’ve ever attended.


And here they are again, sand almost between their toes …



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