A burning question when you adore fireworks with a stubborn passion
Among my friends, I am alone on the question of whether we should abandon the New Year's Eve fireworks because of the bushfires.
The bright fizz of the Catherine Wheels, the liquid sputtering gold of the ones like little volcanoes. This was close to actual magic for a small child. (These memories have been tarnished by spending a couple of cracker nights in Darwin over the past couple … [+3882 chars]