Well, it's finally here. After what seems like an eternity, the London Olympics are about to start. And, as I wait for the opening ceremony to begin, I can't help but think that, in a parallel universe, Huw Edwards is shouting at a mysteriously empty stadium, they had a more tasteful Olympic logo and this man is preparing to light the flame:
Will we see fiction and reality converge tonight? I highly doubt it. But, until Sir Steve Redgrave, or whomever, actually lights the flame I'll still be holding out for a man in a long brown jacket to suddenly appear and do the deed.