The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Fireworks on November 5th

There were no large public firework displays advertised on November 5th. (There are two on Saturday: one at Dalton Barracks, and one near Long Furlong Community Centre.)

There are some new Christmas Lights on the Market Place that look a bit like fireworks.

The Millenium needle does look like a Roman Candle, and there were plenty of distant explosions in the night sky.

Waitrose could have been one huge bonfire - using a long exposure.

And HSBC may well have been on fire. One of the fire engines stayed for a couple of hours.


Blogger Humma Kavula said...

Are you sure they are "Christmas" lights ?

6 November 2008 18:48  
Blogger Backstreeter said...

They could be "Winter" lights.

6 November 2008 20:39  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i'm sure in not the only atheist who is happy to celebrate christmas - not for religious reasons but because it's a time that allows families to get together - maybe for the only time in a year.
ever since i got past say... 15 years old my best christmas memories are not the gifts but the family fun.

7 November 2008 08:20  
Blogger The Jewel Factory said...

The fire engine actually had a flat battery!

21 November 2008 23:42  

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