A quick snapshot of last week’s torch relay through Yorkshire, via tweets on Twitter.
The day before it arrived in York, I’d been moved to tears by the live coverage from Pickering town centre.
— Lisa – YorkStories (@YorkStories) June 18, 2012
Next day, went to see its arrival in York. Not quite as impressed.
— Lisa – YorkStories (@YorkStories) June 19, 2012
But the view was better from Clifford’s Tower:
Hilarious (read, unnecessary) entourage around torch, but we had fun in the sun around Clifford’s tower.
— Rebecca Horner (@kickstart_bec) June 19, 2012
Twitter poets reported on the torch’s progress through the streets, and to the Knavesmire:
18. It was Carnival time:/York at its best;/The city en fete,/Having a ball.#yorktorch
— yorkpoets (@yorkpoets) June 19, 2012
The following day, Alan Mak, born and brought up on Gillygate in York, carried the torch in Bedale:
— Alan Mak (@AlanMakUK) June 20, 2012