We made our predictions about what would hopefully be in the Olympic Closing Ceremony and although we were pretty damn close, sadly many of the things on our wish list didn’t materialise (they missed a trick not having the Queen with a jetpack). However, we did learn a few valuable life lessons which we wanted to share with you.
Yes, The Spice Girls are so old they now require Zimmer frames.
We learnt Katy Perry doesn’t give singing lessons as she walks down the aisle
Both Emma Bunton and Eric Idle proved to be massive taekwondo fans
Don’t sing ‘it’s not about the money, money, money’ from a chauffer-driven £300,000 Rolls Royce
Britain showed off its commitment to recycling by reusing bits from ‘Queen – Live at Wembley ‘86’
BoJo’s hips don’t lie
Rumours that the newspaper-print set would wrap up the world’s biggest fish ‘n’ chips were untrue
You shouldn’t use the Closing Ceremony to plug your new record
The mini London skyline should go fill the London-shaped hole on the Las Vegas strip
John Lennon’s plea for us to ‘imagine there’s no countries’ shouldn’t be the Olympics theme song
The Nineties are back, big stylee
Traffic cone headwear is going to all the rage next season. Gareth Pugh says so
Annie Lennox is Queen of the Goths
People are still mourning for Paul ‘the predictor’ Octopus
Every party should have Grace Jones hula hooping. Fact.
Last night’s biggest winner: Danny Boyle.
Last night’s biggest loser: Everyone who has to go back to Nolympic reality this morning.