The Olympic Torch Passes By

An early rise on a grey drizzly Sunday morning to cycle down the road to catch the Olympic Torch¬†as it passes through [wikipop search=”Chorlton-cum-Hardy”]Chorlton[/wikipop] on its way to [wikipop search=”2012_Summer_Olympics”]London[/wikipop] (the long way round). There was an impressive crowd given the hour and weather. The anticipation built…

…some succumbed to the freebies from the corporate sponsors…

…and then there it was…

The BBC’s excellent TorchCam dutifully captured the whole event…

 

….and my orange clad elbow…

Alas no one on the [wikipop search=”Greater_Manchester_bus_route_86″]86[/wikipop] was in the mood to wave back at the cheering crowd as they slowly followed the torch.

Looks sound

While looking at the pictures of Sasaki Makoto

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…the first question that comes to mind is…

What would that sound like?

Like this…

and this…