Im still breathless from watching the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games - absolutely spectacular!
The pictures below are taken from the BBC News website- I was not lucky enough to actually be there...
The noise made by these fireworks must have been phenomenal!!
But for me, the highlight was the lighting of the spectacular cauldron
It appealed to both my husband and I - he as an engineer and me as someone with "artistic tendancies"!! And I loved the fact that young athletes lit the cauldron - very fitting to the motto of the games "inspire a generation".
Good luck to all the teams - but especially team GB!!!!