Friday, 13 August 2010
Fireworks over Plymouth Hoe
Smeaton's Tower is on Plymouth Hoe.
When you want to have a good view of the Firework competition that's held every August it's one of the best places to be.
The day normally starts off calm over Plymouth Sound.
Some of us don't do heights very well.
Then as the day goes on, more and more people arrive.
The tower was built on the Eddystone reef in 1759 but taken down in the 1880's.
As the sea was wearing away the rock it stood on.
About two thirds of the tower was moved stone by stone to rest on the Hoe.
Now it's a well known Plymouth landmark.
Before you ask about Amie Soto Blossom, she went home before it got dark.
She missed all the fireworks.
Amie is profoundly deaf, the fireworks wouldn't have bothered her.
There were so many people that we didn't want anyone to tread on such delicate posh paws.