We were across the river from the bonfire, rather than paying £15-£20 to be right by it. We were waiting for fireworks for AGES!! Every ten minutes or so they said "5 minutes" on the loud speaker.
Me (with a blanket tied around my waist), Mum, and Sarah playing with fire
The sparkler has finished. We all wish for the return of the minute warmth and potentially dangerous sparks, but mostly for the ability to wave it about, writing silly disappearing messages, or just our names.