Happy bonfire night to everyone! Ah yes, that time of year that here in England we celebrate, or maybe just commemorate one of the boldest acts of anarchism (apparently) in our history, when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Parliament.
But there’s another tradition that has been going on for about as long as that. Down in the Devonshire village of Ottery St Mary, put on the map because of the annual tar barrels: local men, women and children carry burning hot barrels of tar on their heads as tradition, yes really. Watch this space for an audiovisual piece coming very soon, for now a couple of pictures: