Mills of the London Olympics


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Billions of viewers watched the London Olympics opening ceremony, and one of the few constant pieces on display throughout the night was a large, rather fanciful waterwheel, which sort of linked with both the countryside theme of the opening scenes, and also the later industrial theme with "those dark satanic mill" (where yes, waterpower paid a big part in the Industrial Revolution).

Photos of the wheel can be seen at: Watermill Hoppers, Daily Mail, Daily Mail.

That got me thinking about other "mills" associated with the Olympics venues, where I came up with the following list:

Tags: [#olympics] [#tidemill] [london]
Item: #860, Posted: 30/7/12.


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