Guy Fawkes Night

So it’s bonfire night, I must admit that I don’t get too excited about Halloween but I really like bonfire night. I hope that if you are in the UK you are having / have had a great time.

Now if there is anyone who doesn’t know what bonfire night is, check this out:

Guy Fawkes

Essentially this is a very old English tradition, mainly consisting of a bonfire on which an effigy of Guy is burned normally accompanied by fireworks. It is also where the word guy, meaning a man, comes from in modern language.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.