Bonfire Night

Part of our introduction to English customs included attending the Farnham Bonfire festivities

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Fireworks Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5¬†November, primarily in Great Britain, involving bonfires and fireworks displays…” (see more at Wikipedia).

Click any image to see them all full size (from the browser). Note the effigy of the Guy in blue, who took a long time to finally catch fire.

Portrait Room Reflections

UCA, Farnham

Part of a larger Family Ties exhibit in the reception hall gallery of the University, Caroline Molloy, programme director of Fine Art, Digital Art and Photography at University for the Creative Arts, was showing us around the exhibit. When we go to her contribution, The Portrait Rooms, I was distracted by the way the Autumn leaves outside were being reflected in the display case glass.