Just got home, misssed it entirely. Not had the radio on, been listening to my language tapes all day. Up at stupid o'clock in the morn so not turning the TV on either. But I would only be concerned if I missed the debut of Elvis's comeback tour.
I thought the ceremony was superb - something to be proud of instead of the whining and pretentious negativity that seems to pervade any thread on the subject of the games.
Some people seem to take a delight in pretending that they have no pride in what their country can do when we put our minds to it. I have no time for that attitude - they're the people who let others do all the work, while they sit back and grumble.
Forum Editor , WHAT ON EARTH ARE YOU RUMBLING ON ABOUT. Some people have no means of doing anything except for paying taxes to stage such a fiasco. Government, Bankers, the high and mighty of this land drop up into dire straights and you delight in yet gloating on wasted public funds. Last time it was fireworks for GOD BLESS LONDON on new years eve. You said, in another thread, that you thought you lived on another planet. Remember?Well, in my humble opinion, you do.