The moon was a dim red, almost hidden by the thick clouds. The clouds were of smoke. And under the clouds, the stars had come out …
Just got back from the annual Guy Fawkes night fireworks display in Wellington, NZ. The harbour waterfront was lined with thousands of people. And overhead, the sky came alive.
It opened with a helicoptor carryling a platform that was lined with flares, and which shot off dozens of rockets from mid-air. When that was exhausted, the main event began, fired from one of the docks.
Explosions you could feel. The good kind.
Well, I’m a little buzzed right now, as perhaps you can tell. But ahhh, what a night.