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Olympic Torch on Salisbury Plain

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Olympic Torch in Wiltshire
An Olympic torchbearer brings the flame to the military town of Amesbury on Salisbury Plain.

After months, if not years, of hype the Olympic torch comes to Wiltshire. I had to be in a specific spot at exactly the time given and had 1 minute to locate the Olympic Press bus get belted in and start taking pictures. Within 5 minutes I was unbuckled, deposited at the roadside and left to walk back to my car slightly dazed. One of those jobs where you have to keep the shutter pressed and check the crowd for anything unusual about to happen. Went to see a friend who runs a nearby Nursing home for a cup of tea and slice of cake afterwards to find he had football legend Sir Geoff Hurst visiting for a charity fundraiser! A varied day indeed...