The Olympic Torch Relay

I’ve been mightily surprised at the enthusiasm the people of Britain have managed to muster when the Olympic torch has passed through their town. But having said that, I do plan to wander outside my office when the torch passes through on the 13th and 14th July. Some people have run with a little too much enthusiasm, but that’s to be expected in the Land of the Hooligan.

You can check out where the torch will be passing near you if you’re in the UK, and have a look at the official site with lots of videos and photos. For a bit of fun, the Guardian have a short animated video about the Olympic torch. And here’s a trailer from the Beeb, just to give you foreigners a feel for all the fun we’re having…

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