We all have our favourite moments from a Games that will be discussed
I haven't chosen all of the medal successes in my top picks. There were
so many more than ten. Instead I've went for the moments or events that
made me smile.
Compiling an opposite to my Magic Moments list was so
much tougher but I've given it a go. Ten on each list but there is no
doubt that the successes far exceeded any failings; the stadia, the
supporters, the enthusiasm, a healthy patriotism, the Armed Forces and
volunteers and all the medal successes. A Games we should never forget
and an optimism our country badly needed - lets hope it can overcome the
pessimism of the politics of our age.
Here they are, in no particular order, my top ten moments and the ten events that weren't part of the