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Fireworks on Luing

05 Nov

Nov 5th – we had our fireworks for the island down in the old Cullipool Slate Quarry last night. With a cold north wind on our backs and breaking seas just over the bank it was a night to be wrapped up warm.

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The bonfire pile had been steadily growing over the past few months – reaching respectable levels by Friday afternoon when H n I added our three car loads.

That same north wind made sure it didn’t last too long once it was lit and as the flames settled the firework display took over.

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All went well without any drama —

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Unlike the 2011 display in Oban – which is still talked about in these parts and thanks to the wonders of youtube we can show it here and now.

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Marvellous! Even if things did get out of hand and the whole £3000.00 display went up in a minute! 🙂

 
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Posted by on November 5, 2016 in Isle of Luing, out and about

 

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