Psychic donkey Larry proving to be a right ass
NO sporting championship is complete anymore without a soothsaying animal but London's 'Larry The Donkey' has been having a bit of a 'mare.
As Larry lives in a city farm in nearby Hackney, the 'Daily Telegraph' have adopted him to do the punditry, with two local kids despatched to feed him the choice of two buckets of food every day to make his prediction.
But Larry's so bad at this lark -- with a 1-7 record so far -- that he's been labelled 'the psychic ass'.
Speaking of donkeys 'The Curse of Cam' has finally been broken. The British PM was accorded albatross status in the first week when everywhere he went (the diving, cycling's road race etc) Britain's gold medallists were defeated, in contrast to the young royals whose presence coincided with a string of medals.
Much was made of the fact that Bradley Wiggins' (left) time-trial victory came when Cam was up in Scotland/Northern Ireland at the day job.
But Cam broke his duck when, with Putin in tow, he was there to witness Gemma Gibbons' judo silver last Thursday and was in attendance again in athletics' stadium on 'Super Saturday' night when the Brits won three golds in one astonishing hour.