Bonfire Night


Remember, Remember, the Fifth of November

The Gunpowder, Treason and Plot.

I see no reason why Gunpowder treason,

should ever be forgot.

Traditional Bonfire night poem.


If you want to read about Guy Fawkes and his plot to blow up the houses of parliament, click on this link below.


Although Bonfire night is actually on the 5th, because that is a Monday and it’s isn’t a Bank Holiday/Public holiday, it is usually celebrated on the nearest Saturday, Today.

Although we often have to endure fireworks for the next couple of weeks, much to the pets terror and anguish. Many pet dogs and cats are traumatised by loud bangs and fireworks and so it is a terrible time for them. Thankfully my chickens seem to be oblivious.



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4 thoughts on “Bonfire Night”

  1. My friend finds that the fire-works they have on their property – she has a few acres behind her house – makes her chickens lay more eggs than normal. I can’t understand why that would be.

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