Frank, whose fab blog is “Dutch Goes the Photo”, has set “FIRE” as the topic for this week’s Photo Challenge.
I have 2 photos this week, set in my old home town of Manchester, UK,
The first is of a Chinese New Year dragon from last year, who is just about to breathe fire over me! Ha ha !!!
Manchester Cathedral was badly damaged firstly in the 1940 Blitz, when it lost all its Victorian windows, and then in 1996, in the IRA bombing. The Fire Window, which lights the Manchester Regiment Chapel, was designed by Mary Traherne in 1966 to commemorate the rebuilding of the cathedral, and was then again reconstructed after the more recent bombings.