|Things happened to amuse the waiting crowds. Remember the bridge, because it plays a role.|
|The sun set, but it wasn't 9 pm yet.|
|Finally, the show began. Look for the bridge and the Opera House.|
|Look for the bridge and the Opera House. These are our tribal icons.|
Among the guests on Pinchgut were two Scots couples who come out each year for the fireworks on the harbour. I fear they may have had to find a new vantage point this year, as the restaurant on the island seems to have disappeared. Our Australian celebration of New Year's Day owes a lot to our Scots heritage. Perhaps I am a biased observer. As my surname implies, my ancestors were Scots. My family has been here since early colonial days, but we still keep many of the old traditions intact.
I might just spend a few days in the bush. After all, ours is an evolving culture.
Still, bliadhna mhath ur.