Commonwealth games.

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Commonwealth games.

Post by Gibbo2286 »

I don't usually watch tv in the mornings but couldn't miss this morning's triathlon from my childhood playground Sutton Park where I spent a lot of my time
The park was about a 2 miles walk from our house and a regular stomping ground for us youngsters, several pools for angling, an outdoor lido, a mid lake boat for the sea scouts and much much more but mostly just open country only five miles or so from central Birmingham.
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Post by NewcastleFalcon »

My ears pricked up when the Scotland Team paraded in the opening ceremony when the commentator mentioned that the Team's outfits were designed by Siobhan Mackenzie and woven by Lochcarron Mill in Selkirk.

As part of the Counties in the Spotlight thread, on the day Selkirkshire was selected at random, we had a spontaneous road trip up to Selkirk. It's nice to know that a bit of the weaving industry continues and remains contemporary in the Borders, in spite of a decline from the scale it used to be in past times. Todays county in the spotlight revisited :-D
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