About an hour and a quarter left of 2012 at the time of writing.
I thought this was worth a go … as an alternative representation of 2012, through this resident’s eyes. Well, ears. Just for a change.
Recorded clips from my mobile phone, at various places on the streets of York, this year. It’s not in the slightest bit hi-tech. But anyway, this is proper York. The bits this citizen wanted to record, this year, 2012. Notes below on what you’re hearing, as it’s perhaps not immediately obvious …
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A chorus of geese honking to greet the spring, by the River Foss. 26 March 2012
Machinery demolishing parts of the Terry’s factory site. 29 March 2012
York City FC victory parade. St Helen’s Square. 21 May 2012
York Waits playing, part of the mayor-making procession. Davygate/Parliament St, 24 May 2012
Minster bells ringing when the Olympic torch passed through York. Duncombe Place, 19 June 2012
Ebor Vox, choir and drummers. Parliament St/Coppergate. 9 July 2012
York Waits playing, procession for the York Mystery Plays on waggons. 12 August 2012
Minster bells, and an anonymous passer-by chatting to a friend, no particular occasion. Duncombe Place, walking down Petergate, to Bootham Bar. 30 October 2012