What do the Olympic Games mean to the UK?

Here’s what I think the Olympics mean to the UK, broadcast on CNN yesterday. Despite the drizzle, high chair and precarious balcony – and the early hour – it was great to be within touching distance of the Olympic Stadium on opening day itself.

Danny Boyle’s Opening Ceremony for me was a stunner – a genuine encapsulation of the UK past and present which exceeded all my hopes and expecations. A truly memorable day. Let the games begin: