Knaw's vignettes

A LiveJournal refugee posting short self-made videos on no particular theme, all in high definition and with transcripts where possible.

Willing to contribute to video projects.
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Posts tagged august

Why I’m making no London 2012 medal predictions.

At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I said if Great Britain managed to achieve its medal target, I would perform a forfeit: to video myself dancing to a Westlife CD and post the best bits on the Internet.


"My name’s Gavin Cruickshank, sometimes known as Knaw.

"A while ago, I mentioned that if Team GB actually managed to get thirty-five medals at the Beijing Olympics, I would make a fool of myself on the Internet.

"To that end, I wish to extend my warmest congratulations to the team who managed to absolutely thrash that target, and that means I have to pay the forfeit, which was to dance to a band whose name I can’t even bring myself to mention but it’s [holds up Westlife CD] them.

"So if you don’t want to see me dancing like a[n] octopus putting up a deckchair or miming badly, or anything like that, shut down your computer and go and do something else.

"Otherwise, pour yourself a whisky, pull up a chair, crank up the volume, sit back and relax."

The rest of the video is dancing. You have been warned.

Carry on.

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