Posts Tagged ‘Guy Fawkes’

Firework Dismay

02Nov17

Why is it legal to buy explosives in Britain? On November 5th, we celebrate “Bonfire Night”. Every year, around 1,000 people visit hospitals for treatment of firework-related injuries. Half of the injuries are to under-18s. Since 1996, four people have been killed in firework accidents in the UK. I lived in Australia for almost seven […]


I nearly ruined the BOB fm Fireworks Show this year. I’ve hosted loads of fireworks events for different radio stations over the years but I don’t usually get to see any fireworks. That’s because after our bit on stage has finished and we’ve done the big countdown, I head off. With a crowd of around […]