Hugh Sykes at the football World Cup.
It's just over two weeks now to the start of the World Cup. Hugh is there for PM, with a series of reports over the next few days on PM, The World at One and Broadcasting House.
Hugh will be on PM tonight. He sends these words and pictures - "some of the scenes at a World Cup warm-up friendly between South Africa and Thailand:
But these children won't be going to the World Cup. They're enjoying a joint birthday party - for thirty children - in an 'unofficial' pre-school centre that relies on donations for its existence:
The children shared four birthday cakes, which were passed around and their candles re-lit for every child:
The World Cup slogan in South Africa is: "You Can Feeel It - It Is Heeere!": it works:
And these children lined up specially for me - how could I resist?":