Sunday, 4 November 2007

Blackheath Fireworks


Last night I went to the Blackheath fireworks display. I've never seen Blackheath so busy! There were people streaming towards the heath from all directions. The pubs were operating a one in one out policy and the police had set up mobile cameras to monitor the crowd. At one point I thought I was heading to a football match!

They had slightly misjudged the health and safety aspect of the display and the section of crowd that I was standing in was showered in debris from the exploding fireworks. Mostly small pieces of harmless paper, but at one point a large piece of casing from a firework bounced off my shoulder.

3 comments:

  1. You want to get an 'impartial' medical report on that badly injured shoulder and sue them for negligence and/or breach of statutory duty. We went to Victoria Park where the fireworks were totally safe, but I'm not so sure about the locals.

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  2. Will you represent me in court after I get my medical done?

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  3. I got a bang on the shoulder and grit in my eye.

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