‘We created the hope of a better Britain. But what remains of the Olympic magic?’ | F.C. Boyce- The Observer

‘We created the hope of a better Britain. But what remains of the Olympic magic?’ | F.C. Boyce- The Observer

Walking to Euston to catch the train home to Liverpool the next day, it felt as if Danny Boyle had excavated a shiny new London from under the ruins of the old one. I was so drunk with the power of it all that I came up with my own proposal for social change. I called it The Dangerous Conversation, and it was about using the Olympic Park as a space to talk through seemingly intractable problems. I’m still trying, but nothing much has yet come of it.

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