Today was the day for a once in a lifetime photographic opportunity, with the Olympic torch in our area. We decided to go and see it in Bradford.
We arrived in Bradford 2 hours before it was due, to get a good vantage point. We managed to get a spot outside the Bradford City Hall against a crowd control barrier. By the time it was due the crowd was ten deep behind us. Given the recent weather we have had, it was joy to see the sun even if it was very windy.
The torchbearer was a young swimmer from Allerton called Jamie Brown.
The torch was lit, but you cannot see it because of the bright sunlighr