I’m not sure if a Happy New Year post is sort of mandatory in the blogosphere; whatever, I thought I’d wish my cyber friends a great 2014. Much wisdom has been posted already and if I’d try something over and above Happy New Year it would, alas, most likely just sound like a cliché.
One of the odd things in this very controlled society of ours is that fire works is sold to the general public. In principle a permit to fire the things is required, but who cares or bothers?
At midnight people pour out on city streets and set off fire works from sidewalks, parks, or whatever area is available. I would close the windows if my apartment faced the street….