less refined way of making sparks fly can be seen in "The Pagodas"
as viewed through the weathered lenses of pivot mounted binoculars
an observation tower at the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment.
The buildings owe their unusual shape to their function, which was
test the effectiveness of the detonation charge for nuclear weapons.
The distinctive roof, positioned as it was above a deep shaft, was
so designed to best absorb and deflect the impact of the blast.
Incidentally, this photograph was taken on the day that I
contracted an attractive circular dot of sunburn in the
middle of my forehead.