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Entries Tagged as 'Glastonbury'

June 2023

July 5th, 2023 · Comments Off on June 2023 · Life, Music

After months of dreary rain, cold, and high winds, I finally found some days suitable for flying my drone. The first attempt was just me on my own, down at Wytch Cross to get the hang of it. As I managed that without any disasters, I went down to Arundel to meet up with our […]

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King of Glastonbury

June 26th, 2023 · Comments Off on King of Glastonbury · Music

Last night I watched Elton John’s Glastonbury set with a big grin and moist eyes. It was absolutely monumental. Yes he is getting on a bit, and everybody moaning about his voice is missing the point. He knows very well that he does not have the range that he used to have, hence the adjustments […]

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Glastonbury 2019

July 1st, 2019 · Comments Off on Glastonbury 2019 · Life, Music

I did not go to Glastonbury this year. No surprise there; I have never been to Glastonbury and probably never will. I did see a bit of it on the TV and the iPlayer and what I saw looked pretty good to me, as it usually does. So why have I never been and why […]

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Digital Glastonbury

July 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Digital Glastonbury · Music

I saw the term ‘digital Glastonbury used at the Word website.   I think its an attempt to make staying at home and watching it on TV sound a bit more hip than it really is.  There are benefits to the ‘Digital Glastonbury’ of course: not having to queue for a chemical toilet, having a comfortable […]

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June 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Life

Can’t decide whether I was more surprised by the end of today’s Dr. Who or the start of Jay-Z’s set at Glastonbury, but I know which one gave me a bigger laugh.

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June 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Music

I have never been to Glastonbury, but I shan’t let that stop me having an opinion about the controversy that Noel Gallagher kicked off regarding Jay-Z headlining the festival.  Unsurprisingly, I can’t see anything wrong with it, not that I was terribly excited by seeing his name on the bill.

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