Sugar House Lane

The scam of scams was always the Olympics: Berlin in 1936 to Beijing in 2008. Engines of regeneration. Orgies of lachrymose nationalism.

Sugar House Lane, Newham, E15
Sugar House Lane, Newham, E15

War by other means. Warrior-athletes watched, from behind dark glasses, by men in suits and uniforms. The pharmaceutical frontline.

From Iain Sinclair’s ‘The Olympics Scam’, The London Review of Books (June 2008)

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