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Dundee Camcorder Club Torch Day 25

Dundee Camcorder Club Torch Day 25

Here is a great piece of collaborative work from the Dundee Camcorder Club. On day 25 they spread themselves out over Dundee and Angus to record the torch passing through. The participating members were: Brechin – Angela Hamper, Cupar – Don Ellis Dundee – Norma Dow, June Stewart, Jimmy Smith, Pat Lawrence, John Christie, Alex... continue reading
Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Following on from Violet Palaks video interview with Belinda Langlands ( also on this site ) here’s a picture and a link to further images by Belinda. Belinda went to Forfar and then back to Dundee to see the torch bearers and then created these pieces. See the others here: http://2012olympictorchrundrawingsbelindalanglands.wordpress.com/ continue reading
Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Violet and Ken cover the evening celebration at Baxter Park, Dundee. They also grab an interview with Twist and Pulse. Then its action stations for the lighting the Olympic Flame. continue reading
Violet interviews Mark Beaumont round the world cyclist and torch carrier

Violet interviews Mark Beaumont round the world cyclist and torch carrier

Once again, Violet, our intrepid reporter gets a scoop. It’s Mark Beaumont, famous round the world cyclist and adventure documentary maker. Mark strode out in St Andrews this morning at 07.30 and also cycled across the Forth road bridge late afternoon. He just gets one torch I think! continue reading
Dundee Torch Bearers from the city centre to the Baxter Park celebrations

Dundee Torch Bearers from the city centre to the Baxter Park celebrations

See if you can spot the torch bearers we have previously interviewed. In the next few days we will go back to interview them again to get their experiences and feelings of being part of the torch relay. If you have any questions you’d like us to put to them, pop them in the comments... continue reading
Alternative views of Dundee events.

Alternative views of Dundee events.

Here’s a short collection of alternative views from Dundee surrounding the Olympic Torch. SpinCam image of Ronnie McIntosh, Dundee Torch Bearer:   Stilla image of Ronnie McIntosh   SpinCam at the Dundee Rep., rehearsal for a dance at the city centre torch welcome.   Stilla of the dance rehearsal at the Dundee Rep.   The... continue reading
Violet and Ken, Dundee reporters

Violet and Ken, Dundee reporters

Arriving back at Baxter Park, I find Violet and Ken, who seem very surprised to see I have survived the experience of the media truck. continue reading
Dundee celebrations in the city square

Dundee celebrations in the city square

Just part of the celebrations in Dundee centre to greet the Torch continue reading
Gregor O'Neil salutes the Torch with bagpipes in Brechin

Gregor O’Neil salutes the Torch with bagpipes in Brechin

High up on the roof of the Mechanics Institute in Brechin, Gregor O’Neil plays his pipes. An amazing resounding sound. continue reading
Behind the scenes with Violet & Anna interviewing Andy Coogan

Behind the scenes with Violet & Anna interviewing Andy Coogan

Here’s a short video showing the fun out #citizenrelay reporters are having while out and about. continue reading
Shanon Davis future Olympic hopeful and Dundee Torch Bearer

Shanon Davis future Olympic hopeful and Dundee Torch Bearer

Once again, Dundee reporter Violet gets a scoop. Here she is with Shanon Davis, a 15 year old skater. Shanon’s nomination story I have been a figure skater for 11 years and I’m on the GB Squad. I get up at 5am 4 mornings a week for training and then juggle school. I want to... continue reading
An interview with Michael Robb before he carries the torch in Dundee

An interview with Michael Robb before he carries the torch in Dundee

Dundee’s roving reporter Violet tracks down Michael Robb, an 18 year old torch bearer. Michael’s nomination story “Michael is involved in the organisation of charitable events at his school, Baldragon Academy. He has played a key part in raising significant amounts of money for a variety of good causes. Michael has been at the forefront... continue reading