Don’t know whether to laugh or cry over this-
Edzell 70-year-old Dave Coull said he was flabbergasted by the arrival of two plain clothes officers at the door of his sheltered housing flat in the Angus village after a letter he wrote was published in The Courier.
The bemused pensioner has vowed to go ahead with his one-man protest when the torch arrives in Courier Country on Tuesday, handing out leaflets he says highlight the modern era relay’s controversial connection to Nazi Germany.
P.S. Long time ago, in the days when athletics was amateur (supposedly) and football teams travelled by coach to away games, I got on a flight and found it full of athletes going to or from some sort of ‘running round in circles’ contest. I was dumbfounded, couldn’t believe what I was seeing and thought ‘who pays for all this? (I recognised one of them as the famous Flo-Jo; much more beautiful in the flesh than in pictures!)