|You raise me up|
|Gaw Blimey Guv - Is that the Chattanooga choo choo?|
Most of my readers are not in the UK. Very often I am in the warm air, vines and swallows of France. It is just possible that some citizens of the world know little about Blackpool. It is a strange blend of features but if you can imagine Liberace's fast food joint set in the middle of Buffalo Bill's carousel you kinda get the idea. Add to that a massive sandy beach, a tower dans le style d'Eiffel and some wonderful trams and you have our British jewel of the Northern Night. On 29th August, top Brit' comedian Peter Kay threw the switch to turn on the illuminations. Winter be gone! The illuminations are on.
|Let there be light|
It's all completely over the top, brash and ridiculous. I fitted in at once even though no one understood my London/French accent.
|Out of the blue came paradise on a plate|
|As seen from the Irish Sea|
|Does my fin look big in this?|
|While there is light let there be flight|
Emma Thinx: Lighten your soul. Bleach your dark roots.