Photos from the collection fireworks

Millennium Celebrations, London

I was in the centre of London, a few hundred yards from Big Ben and across the river from the newly erected London Eye, as the clock struck midnight on the turn of the century a little over eleven years ago. Whilst I took snapshots of the spectacular light show, unbelievable palls of smoke filled […]

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1st August, Niesen, Switzerland

Fireworks atop the Niesen to celebrate the Swiss national holiday. (The shades of dark grey in this are quite subtle, so you may have to adjust your monitor to see the outline of the mountain.)

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Fireworks across the town for Swiss National Day, 1st August, photographed from the Spiezberg vineyards.

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Light from the big lake festival fireworks display illuminates the vineyards; you can see the path along the edge of the forest, packed with spectators.

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A very happy new year to everyone from me and from Jo. We hope that it will be as good to you as it will be to us.

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1st August in Interlaken

Though you can’t really see it in this photo, these twin fireworks were red, with a white cross exploding from the middle (in an echo of the Swiss flag).

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