Thursday, May 03, 2012

Tarted Up

As you know, in less than a 100 days I will have the Olympics on my doorstep. As part of this, Stratford has gone through a big period of regeneration. I know I moan, but we do have this.

I am not a designer type of girl, I am the wrong size for a start, but it is a pretty amazing place and is fantastic for going out to in the evening with friends. there is a huge choice of places to eat and then onto the cinema or casino later.

 One of the other features almost completed is The Shoal. They have cut down perfectly good trees for this sculpture and the photo below (taken yesterday) is just a part of it. Personally, I think it is hideous, but then there is no accounting for taste is there?

Tomorrow I am going to the Olympic park for a water polo pre event. As a Newham resident I get a 2 day priority for tickets. We have to be there an hour and a half before the event to go through 'airport style security' but hopefully we will be allowed to take a look around the park and take photo's. If so I will post some over the weekend.

The Shoal


Les and Jaqueline Biggs said...

Great pics Carol. Enjoy the action so close to home for the rest os us who could never get so near!!

Carol said...

Hi Jaq
So near and yet so far, could only get a ticket for the pre event but apparently British Airways is opening up something over there on a first come first served basis, I could maybe get up early and take a walk down. Hope you are well, I can see you are loving it!! xxx

Les and Jaqueline Biggs said... a fish to water! LOL! I love it when I am surfing other boater's blogs and I come across your presence via comments.