This was my second time volunteering with Oxfam at Glastonbury, my first was back in 2007, weeks after I’d graduated from university. After years of travelling, I found myself with summer at home and luckily I managed to get a prized volunteer place at the king of festivals – Glastonbury. Here is my lowdown on […]Read More
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“The Isle of Skye, in October….Seriously’?! A friend of mine was bemused as to why I was going to work in Scotland in the darker, colder months of the year. But Skye has always had a place in my heart since I was a kid. Memories of summer holidays driving up from the Midlands plugged […]Read More
Wide open fields, you and your mates, new bands and a few cheeky beverages – many of us have sweet memories of summer festivals gone by. These days, the reality is a weekend in a muddy field which will set you back over £200+. But there are alternative options. During a backpacking trip back in 2006, […]Read More
I knew very little about Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands prior to arriving for a month long work exchange at the most northerly hotel in the UK. I had arranged the placement on a total whim – I was tired of my hectic life in London and had quit my job to […]Read More