Tag Archives: Hay Festival

No raining on my parade

Ok, stand by to be hit by the oddest thing… But first, picture the scene; the Dara O’Briain comedy gig in the Tata Tent, the biggest venue at Hay Festival. I was sitting about 10 rows back with a genial … Continue reading

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Hay ho

Something about being at Hay Festival compels me to sit and scribble. This is what I wrote yesterday. So here I am back at Hay Festival again. A lively breeze is whipping the tops of the trees, the creaky aluminium-framed … Continue reading

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Hay II

So Sunday, the last day at Hay Festival was pretty idyllic.   A sunny afternoon relaxed into a glorious  evening and the final remnants of the sun-worshipping literati lay on the lawn reading or splayed out in one of the … Continue reading

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Hay ho

I started writing this when it was wet and cold at Hay – so cold you could see your breath – but somehow still worth it. Not the kind of weather to spend any time at all on the dizzy … Continue reading

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