November 5 is the annual Guy Fawkes Night celebration in Britain (also known as Bonfire Night), when up and down the country you’ll see and hear fireworks being fired off all night at both large public displays and private homes. It marks the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot of November 5 1605 when a group of Catholics tried to blow […]
One of the quirks of London is that every year there’s a huge parade through the streets of the City and I’m guessing about 99.5% of people couldn’t tell you the name of the person all the attention is for. Sure its the Lord Mayor’s Show and the new Lord Mayor is the centre of it but what’s his or […]
This time of year is boom time for anyone selling fireworks, people celebrating Diwali were firing them off for about two weeks and this weekend is Guy Fawkes Night when the rest of the UK build’s bonfires and lights up the night sky.