There are some things you just don’t expect to see again. They gave everyone an apple and told us not to eat it until later. When later came we all had to crunch together. There were more apples, too:
I didn’t know what it was during the Paralympic ceremony, but later research has shown that this is a replica of a Marc Quinn statue of pregnant disabled artist Alison Lapper, and was originally displayed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square. The speed at … Continue reading Marc Quinn Rights
A shot across the Olympic stadium looks like a Nintendo game, particularly with the giant umbrella.
In a shameless ploy to capture some Paralympic traffic here’s… the Olympic Paralympic stadium! This extra-wide photo is made up of three individual photos joined using Hugin, and comes complete with its own matrix-style man-in-the-red-shirt glitch. He looks suspicious. Part of the Olympic park was … Continue reading Olympic Stadium
One of those things that’s likely to appear in a million photos but… this is mine, complete with random guy in corner of frame, and the tops of some rubbish bins.
Probably one of the most striking buildings in the Olympic park, both up close and from a distance. It’s well placed within the parkland and looks like a giant stingray dropped by.
As mentioned in a previous post, I recently visited the Olympic park. This is a vast area of East London previously occupied by industrial units and dilapidation and now all shiny and new and full of visitors. I used to live about 20 minutes walking distance … Continue reading Olympic Park
So yesterday I was saying that it was almost the end of a series of Olympic-themed posts and… I score some tickets to see the women’s hockey – this time, actually inside the Olympic park. Very exciting! I’ll be adding photos of the park in … Continue reading Olympic Women’s Hockey – Great Britain vs New Zealand
Forgive me for another Olympic-based photo – it will all be over very soon! These are the rings that greet visitors from the North of England and on the Eurostar at St. Pancras station. I’ve spent many hours waiting for trains in the dark dingy … Continue reading St. Pancras Olympic rings