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The Olympic Torch reaches its Final Destination

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on July 27, 2012 by telescoper

Olympic Scale Disruption

Posted in Bute Park with tags , , , on May 18, 2012 by telescoper

Apparently the Torch is passing through Cardiff on 25th May 2012 ahead of the 2012 London Olympics. Some sort of celebration is going to happen in Bute Park that evening, and the preparations started earlier this week. Yet more heavy vehicle movements. Yet more temporary buildings. Yet more damage Cooper’s Fields (which will probably never be repaired). Yet more denial of public access to a public Park.

Any why on Earth does such a huge area have to be sealed off for two whole weeks just to make way for an event that will only last a few hours? What a waste of time! And I dread to think how much it’s going to cost…