If, as one climbs Hurleston locks, one's gaze drifts a little to the left the effort will be rewarded by a sculpture in straw bales. When we last traveled up there the subject for that year was St. Stephen's Tower (or Big Ben as it is often and incorrectly called) . You may wish to refresh your memory by checking back to my post on 11 October 2009.
If not, here is the picture
Last Saturday we went to Chester by bus and viewed this year's most appropriate offering from the road.
As we have just learned that Bradley Wiggins has won a gold medal for the Olympic time trial to add to his Tour de France yellow jersey perhaps I should have Photoshopped it to appear golden. But that is beyond my abilities so you will have to use your imagination.