I need to apologise to Max. Every year when
he goes to the Glastonbury Festival he telephones me afterwards and tells me all
about it. Because last weekend was the Solstice Festival in Wales, I assumed it
was also Glastonbury. I have been sulking all week because I hadn't heard from
Yesterday I looked for YouTube footage of
The Rolling Stones at Glastonbury, and not finding any I jumped to the
conclusion that the all powerful Rolling Stones organisation had quashed such
things, a bit like the Led Zeppelin organisation did after the 02 gig six years
ago. I had even got half way through an article about Corporate Big Brother in
the music business. I was waxing lyrical on my themes.
Then, last night my dear nieflings Dave B-P
and Jess H came round. In passing Dave said that he was planning to spend this
evening (Saturday) watching The Rolling Stones and Primal Scream on the BBC
coverage of Glastonbury Festival. I had got may dates wrong and my proverbial
knickers in a twist over nothing. Glastonbury Festival is, of course, this
weekend, and I am an idiot. But then again, everyone else knows both of those
things anyway. I am now gonna sit and lick my wounds and listen to Marianne
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his orange cat (who is currently on sick leave in Staffordshire) and two very
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