Britain is basking in a heat wave, royal baby fever has hit true (slightly sunburnt) fever pitch, and school's out for summer. We all remember the summer holidays as long, balmy and fantastic. That's probably because our rose-tinted specs have blurred out the endless days of boredom, the rain, the hours spent in traffic jams just to get a look at a ropey waxwork of Paul Daniels at Madame Tussaud's, or queue for 3 hours just to ride 'Oblivion' (which was so…Continue
So, as Glastonbury finishes and everyone packs up, how much will they leave behind? The festival scene has exploded in recent years. If you are interested in something, there will be a festival to cater for you. There are food festivals, literature festivals, children's festivals and every kind of music festival.
Setting up in the middle of nowhere means all kinds of issues ensue; where do you get your power from, how do…
So as festival season approaches out come the sunnies, shorts, cowboy hats, whistles, kaftans and a whole bunch of other stuff you wouldn't dream of wearing anywhere else other than at a festival. (Seriously, floaty maxi dress, stetson, friendship bracelets and Hunter wellies!!?!?).
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As I stood in our kitchen washing up another day's collection of tea and coffee cups, along with plates which had held the day's sneaky slice of cake I looked out of the window. My normal meandering thoughts of what might be for tea, had I done enough work for the day, and should I put the washing machine on; were interrupted when I realised it was 4.30pm and it was still light. So light in fact that I hadn't turned on any lights in my abysmally dark kitchen. This…Continue