Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Is Nothing Sacred?
Historic Scotland, the owners of Edinburgh Castle, has agreed to the London Olympic Committee erecting the games' symbol on the Castle's ramparts, for the next 9 months.
The plans were submitted to Edinburgh Council last week but have not yet been discussed by councillors/
At 26ft high and almost 60ft wide the structure will be very visible in most of north Edinburgh.
Are there going to be similar rings on Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle? I think not.
It would appear Edinburgers aren't happy and have expressed there anger at the Castle being used in this way. I really can't blame them. Of course the Olympics Committee aren't pleased:
Historic Scotland should withdraw their permission for this ridiculous idea and realise they will lose a great many loyal customers if they don't halt the defacement of Scotland's most historic monument. Historic Scotland holds monuments and sites for the nation and not for financial reward.