February 8, 2014
It's the seventh day of the Lunar New Year and I have pineapple tarts coming out of my ears. I caught bits of the winter Olympics opening ceremony at Socchi, the part where they lit the Olympic flame and the fireworks display thereafter. Despite the report of one of the five rings not happening as planned (which I didn't see on telly) I thought it was quite spectacular. That one glitch can be forgiven. It's part of being human that despite our best efforts, things can still go wrong. The rest of the show more than makes up for it.