Category Archives: Music festivals

Bright Green Dancing Machine

“How many more trips?” “I don’t know – I’ve lost the will to live”. The familiar, sad exchanges were heard during the annual, biblical migration up the steep hill rising from the Green Man festival site to it’s seemingly so … Continue reading

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Womad – Mohammad. 2013.

How is it that, after what was undoubtedly the best Womad I’ve ever attended both for content and for my scope for participation, I find I am at a loss to find words to describe the experience? I watched, listened … Continue reading

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Another brick in the road

Busily mending fences, patching up the holes, resurfacing the tarmacadam of the BBC’s corporate identity and redirecting shovelfuls of our license fees towards these political and not programming goals – look, the Plumber’s hard at work now, with nighttime legal … Continue reading

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Green Man Festival, 2012

Well, nobody said it would be easy but, boy, was it fun. In one long weekend I got to see and hear three legend status heroes, one beloved troubadour and loadsa upcoming upstarts. There was beautiful, scenic countryside and an … Continue reading

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WOMADness 2012

OK, so the pilgrimage took place once more and obeisance ¬†was delivered at the sundry alters of the site near Malmesbury. Twas bright hot sunshine, baking for the first two days but then overlaid with cloud, wind and smatterings of … Continue reading

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Eden Festival, 2012.

So I went back and this time with three other mad volunteers as I was accompanied by son Tom and two of his mates. Deal was you worked two eight hour shifts over four days, had free admission and they’d … Continue reading

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