Or as FACT puts it in their run-down, "for the last two weeks Britain has been a bubble of positivity, optimism and good-will, and the Closing Ceremony helped restore the cynicism and self-loathing which oils the wheels of everyday life here in Blighty"
The lowlight, in an overcrowded (literally overcrowded) field, was surely Russell Brand's "I Am the Walrus".
It actually made this ---
Kitsch is the cultural Esperanto of the world. Its lingua wanca.
(The Rio 2016 foretaste interlude showed that as much as anything provided by the host nation last night).
But let's remember the highlights. Like this"ooh gosh" moment