It doesn't snow there.
SHOWBIZ TELLY coverage of the 2012 Olympics should be gold medal quality on the BBC - as they will have 200 more staff than the number of athletes taking part.
The total of Beeb bods covering the events is also 50 per cent higher than the 493 sent to the Beijing Olympics.
Olympics boss Roger Mosey says he needs more workers because of the number of channels the BBC had to fill with sport. But why set up a new base for BBC Sport in Manchester, then ship down 190 staff from the north and put them in hotels in London? That really is barmy, even if, as Roger says, they're staying in "low-cost accommodation.