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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,

Living in Somerset

Atop Glastonbury Tor

Saturday was our three year anniversary since moving to Somerset. This time three years ago Mum, the kids and I went for a walk while Dad went to B&Q for plumbing bits to plumb in our dishwasher and washing machine for us.
Before we moved, we said the first thing we’d do is walk up Glastonbury Tor. Three years later, we finally did it! Anyway, here are my thoughts and feelings about the move now.

Moving and Renovating,

The things I have learned since moving to Somerset

The view on Christmas Day. One of the reasons we chose this house.

The view on Christmas Day. One of the reasons we chose this house.

Today marks the one year anniversary of when, by the light of my mobile phone, we found the keys under a flowerpot for our new house. Wow! I cannot believe it’s been a year already; but on the other hand, I do feel like a visitor when I go back to Tonbridge; and I do feel I belong here now. I have no regrets about our relocation at all. Here’s a list of a few things I’ve discovered.

Home and Garden, Moving and Renovating,