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Friday Glastonbury 2013 review

Looking warm and sunny, but with rain forecast for the afternoon, I went into the festival with a bag full of umbrella and mac, but forecast wrong and didn’t need it at all. Instead, we burned in the sun. Mustn’t complain….

Events, Out and About,

Wednesday Glastonbury 2013 review

On site at 10:15am and helped a friend pitch their tent in the family camping field. Couldn’t believe how fast it was filling up. Here’s a tip if you’re looking for a space next year: you have to navigate past other people’s tents, but there’s a surprising amount of room to the right of the path as you’re going up the hill; so it may not be necessary to keep going up if you don’t want to……

Entertainment, Events,

Glastonbury Festival 2011 Review

It will definitely be remembered as a muddy one, that’s for sure! My daughter can talk for hours on the different types of mud; its consistency and texture and her favourite types! A little bit of mud is not too much of a problem when it’s wet, it is when the mud starts to dry out it becomes more of a problem. It turns to glue. Getting out of the Other Stage field after Jessie J was nigh on impossible. My feet got stuck with every step and it was very painful struggling with my boots. Other than that, I’m not complaining – we were due a muddy one really.

Entertainment, Events,

Living by Glastonbury Festival. Part 1

Festival site, taken from top of the tor

There many many Glastonbury fans out there; a large proportion of which get a bit nutty about the whole thing. I know, because I’m one of them! And I mix with others on the e-festivals website. The fact that I live in Pilton is quite intriguing to a lot of people, and before I moved here, I always wondered what it would be like. Here is a taster of my experiences so far, and the build up to the festival which will be in full swing in three week’s time…

Home and Garden, Moving and Renovating,

The fence is on its way up!

Activity is happening over at Glastonbury festival site. Here are the pictures! The second one is to show it in context to the stone circle, at the top right. Sorry about the haze – on a rare clear day, I’ll take more.

Events, Out and About,