1st of December bonus: Penny For The Guy — Inside the Mind of Davy D

It’s almost a month since Bonfire Night was celebrated on 5th November, but this caught my eye (or my ear) and got me thinking about memories – very relevant to the Anglo-Indian Project – bonfire night (‘penny for the guy’ in particular) was a major part of my childhood. 

Was this something experienced elsewhere by anyone in the Anglo-Indian community?

We’d welcome your thoughts and memories.

To listen to Davy D explore this in his weekly radio show, see below.


Welcome to this weeks edition of Poetic Beats with Howard Bond and Davy D, recorded on the 6th of November 2017 on Red Kite Radio. To celebrate Bonfire Night, in the UK, we look at Davy D’s poem and the fading tradition of Penny for the Guy, where effigies of Guy Fawkes were paraded around […]

To hear the episode and read more visit:

Penny For The Guy — Inside the Mind of Davy D


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