I love Guy Fawkes. I love watching the joy crackers bring my kids. Once a year I love getting together with friends and family and letting a few off in my yard. Some of you will hate me for that.

This year the anti-fireworks people have been louder than ever, Not as loud as The WTF (the best work of the season) but pretty loud. Yet there are a lot of us fans out there too.

The anti-banger lobby express themselves through submissions. The rest of us express ourselves with flaming balls.


When I look out over Auckland each