Video: Olympic Torch Relay

It was really great to to see so many people out on the streets today as the Olympic Torch Relay made its way through the Medway Towns.

I decided to go and watch the fun and games down at Boley Hill in Rochester and I was heartened to see that so many people had made the effort to turn out. I was especially pleased to see so many schools had made provisions to allow pupils to attend this once-in-a-lifetime event. We can do events in Medway, and I have to say that the overall management of the Torch Relay this morning was superb.

Well done to all concerned!

If I have one criticism, it’s that, despite the best efforts of a number of people, we didn’t get to see Jack Denness carry the torch. That really would have been the icing on the cake.


About Chris Irvine

Husband. Father. Libertarian. Glenman. Liverpool fan. Singer. Songwriter. Ulsterman. Glass half full kinda guy. Smoker.

Posted on July 20, 2012, in Chris Irvine, Medway, Olympic Games, Rochester and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Wow! That was quick… I have linked to this post 9and embedded the video, with due credit) on my own ‘blog, where I am assembling a kind of comendium of links and snippets about this special day.

    By the way, your family photo seems to have a new member of the clan (or a friend?) of whom I was formerly unaware…

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