|Held a little late this year was a local firework display at one of the local Hampstead|
Schools on what must have been one of our first cold evenings.
Even my fingers felt cold to the bone after hanging around while there was a
delayed technical start to set things off. But at least it's one local event that's still
going strongly. We were hoping that it would be arranged for Saturday 4th November.
Instead it was held a week later on Saturday 11th.
And looking at my local Ham & High newspaper I was thrilled to read that our very own
once annual Hampstead Christmas Fair and Light switch on is back on this year after the
event got so big that no sponsors were brave enough to take it on. So that should be
something to look forward to in a couple of weeks. Lets hope it wont be too cold wet and windy
like in 2015 when several of the canvas Christmas food stalls were partly blown down.
Yes folks I'm afraid that Christmas once again started very early here in the UK. And once
Bonfire Night was out of the way things literally kicked off on Monday 6th November with
the early Christmas store sales and blanket tv coverage of festive commercials and several
Christmas tv movie and music channels. I wonder if we'll be plain burnt out by the time it
Above and below are a few pictures as well as a few gifs I made after filming a few bits on my phone.