Every year, weather permitting, the Wellington City Council provides a 15 minute fireworks display to mark Guy Fawkes Day. Usually it is set on the actual day itself, but this time, it was held on Saturday night, and it was the perfect evening with barely a whisper of wind. Set on a barge out in the harbour, the fireworks make for some spectacular scenery and because of the topography of this city, there are plenty of hilltops from which to take in the view.
We could walk to our vantage point and joined hundreds of other people along the ridgeline to watch the display. On nights like this, I am reminded of why it is that I love living here. Just look at that view. The girls were so excited to be going out after dark. It's the simple things, isn't it?
* Photos taken by my masterful and multi-talented and handsome husband.