It went all too fast for me to capture in detail, but here are a few of the pics I did manage to take:
…and within seconds Lewis has blast off and the rocket shoots high into the sky…
Chris told me that his ambition ever since he was a child was to make and launch a paper hot-air balloon, heated with a night-light, into the sky at night. It is something I have always wanted to do as well. We must check and see what the fire brigade have to say about such ideas. For years, I have wanted to like the park with paper lanterns on All Souls' Night (31 October). Lenton Recreation Ground would be an ideal park for some kind of autumn light fest. Ideas please.
Cressida Dick, the Metropolitan Police officer in charge of the operation that led to the killing of Charles De Menezes by police officers, has been awarded the Queen's Polic Medal in the New Year Honours List.