Like a Million Party Poppers

Last year New Year’s Eve pyrotechnics were all big bangs but no punters. The pandemic saw to that. This year, punters were back in force, lining the banks of the Thames. To mark their return, London Mayor Sadiq Khan put on a show of shock and awe. There were nods to various events from 2022 – the lionesses’ historic win in the Euros, fifty years of London Pride, standing tall with Ukraine and, of course, remembering Her Maj. The sky exploded like a million party poppers, a spectacular musical extravaganza to celebrate London’s extraordinary diversity and strong sense of inclusion – a city for all – and it was a marvellous sight to behold.

5 thoughts on “Like a Million Party Poppers

  1. Dear Lord, that’s certainly the most spectacular show I’ve never seen. In 2019 we were on a cruise parked in the bay of Puerto Vallarta. Great fireworks display. We usually go to bed as usual but I’d love to see London in person. Have you ever? Wishing you a peaceful and uneventful new year. Maybe including a trip to Mexico? 😆

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