Posts tagged "stories"
Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson, UWS Lecturer tells her Torchbearer story

Anita [Neet] Neilson Olympic Torchbearer 9th June 2012 Glasgow tells #citizenrelay the story of the day in her own words (and images) When Julie Thomson, a colleague and very close friend, said she had nominated me to be an Olympic Torchbearer I felt really honoured that she thought me worthy but didn’t expect to get picked... continue reading
Edith (5) gives her view on Stonehaven's Torch Relay

Edith (5) gives her view on Stonehaven’s Torch Relay

listen to ‘Speaking to Edith, age 5 about the torch in Stonehaven #citizenrelay’ on Audioboo continue reading
A view on the Torch Relay from the Mechanics Institute, Brechin

A view on the Torch Relay from the Mechanics Institute, Brechin

listen to ‘Jane Ferguson, committee member of the Mechanics institute #citizenrelay’ on Audioboo continue reading
Storify: Day 5 – Stornoway, Tomintoul and Aberdeen

Storify: Day 5 – Stornoway, Tomintoul and Aberdeen

[<a href="http://storify.com/dgmcgillivray/storify-day-5-stornoway-tomintoul-and-aberdeen" target="_blank">View the story " Storify: Day 5 – Stornoway, Tomintoul and Aberdeen" on Storify</a>] continue reading
Guest Post: Reflections from a Torch Bearer on their Olympic experience in Luss

Guest Post: Reflections from a Torch Bearer on their Olympic experience in Luss

The below post is cross-posted with permission from Ruth Leith, a torch bearer who ran with the torch in Luss yesterday. So today was one of the most surreal days of my life. I carried the Olympic Torch as part of the relay around the UK. Not something I do every Saturday. I don’t even... continue reading
A view from Kilmacolm with Carol

A view from Kilmacolm with Carol

Carol Ferries, from UWS provides a great roundup of her day at Kilmacolm to see the Olympic flame arrive. [&lt;a href="http://storify.com/CarolFerries/olympic-torch-relay-kilmacolm-8th-june-2012-a-fami" target="_blank"&gt;View the story "Olympic Torch Relay - Kilmacolm 8th June 2012 - A Family Day Out" on Storify&lt;/a&gt;] continue reading
Inspirational stories from Dundee

Inspirational stories from Dundee

Violet and Anne, our #citizenrelay reporters in the Dundee area caught up with two inspirational local men who are due to carry the Torch in Dundee during the Torch Relay on 12th June. The first interview was conducted with Ronald McIntosh, a double amputee. The second interviewee was with Andrew Coogan, a 95 year old... continue reading
Giffnock welcomes the Torch: what does it mean for local business [audio]

Giffnock welcomes the Torch: what does it mean for local business [audio]

In this audioboo recording we hear from Nicola representing About Living in Giffnock, East Renfrewshire talking about what this local business expects when the Torch Relay descends upon Fenwick Road on Friday 8th June. listen to ‘Nicola from About Living talks about the Torch coming through Giffnock’ on Audioboo continue reading
#citizenrelay partner Radio Duncanrig interviews local Torchbearers

#citizenrelay partner Radio Duncanrig interviews local Torchbearers

Here is an interview conducted by pupils at Duncanrig School with Olympic torch bearer, Mary Finlay and her husband, John continue reading
Interview with South Queensferry Torchbearer John Beaton #Edinburgh

Interview with South Queensferry Torchbearer John Beaton #Edinburgh

Interview with Olympic torch bearer John Beaton. His selection process story is here.   continue reading
#CitizenRelay interview with Olympic Torchbearer Lesley Forrest #Edinburgh [video]

#CitizenRelay interview with Olympic Torchbearer Lesley Forrest #Edinburgh [video]

Read Lesley’s nomination story here. Recorded by Jad Baaklini. Edited by Christine Bingham. continue reading