Posts tagged ‘fireworks’

January 1, 2018

Edinburgh : Welcoming in the New Year

by duncanr

November 3, 2012

Bedtime Story for Dogs

by duncanr

scoobydoo frightened

the bangs, the bangs !

The fireworks where I live started some days ago. Eid, Halloween, Bonfire night, Diwali – the firework ‘season’ here lasts for weeks. I’ve had a few dogs over the years that were petrified of the noise. Luckily, most have quickly learned to ignore the loud bangs. My present lot hear so many, they don’t give a toss now. For some dogs, and dog owners, it’s a real problem, though

Now ‘More than Pets’ insurance company have sponsored an audio recording of actor Simon Callow reading a bedtime story for dogs. Owners are advised to . . .

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June 22, 2011

Guy Fowlkes Arrested for Gunpowder Arson Attack

by duncanr

One can only assume the parents of a man arrested for arson after setting fireworks off had a sense of humor when they named their son.

Guy Swindell Fowlkes was working at a fireworks stand when he got into a fight with his pregnant girlfriend. Things escalated from there and he lit some fireworks and aimed them at fellow employees, and dropping two firecrackers in the petrol tank of a car

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