...for Professor Stephen Hawkings who played the key role in the Opening Ceremony of the London Paralympics despite the motor neurone disease which is destroying his body while leaving his athletic mind as adventurous as ever. He was the perfect choice for a presentation that took participants and audience on a journey of ideas, science and creativity that outdid the somewhat overpraised opening of the 2012 Olympics and found space for music by Handel, William Walton and Gustav Holst.