"The next morning the sky was blue and innocent. If you hadn’t seen the craters and the wreckage, you might have thought that you dreamt it. Traffic was normal, the shops were full, old ladies sunned themselves in the park, and soldiers and their girlfriends strolled down Piccadilly Square arm in arm. I lunched at the Berkeley restaurant. Suddenly there was a bang. The room shook as a time-bomb exploded a few blocks away. A pretty girl in a saucy hat turned to the young army subaltern with her, and said, in a voice that rang across the restaurant: "Did you drop something."
The British have shown their courage and strength as a people time and time again throughout history. There's still plenty of Bulldog left in that Breed. The terrorists have grown overconfident. Future generations will look back on this day as the day the War on Terror turned a corner. This is the rubicon. This is the line in the sand.