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Festival Season Begins

Another busy day yesterday...
We had three holiday properties to prepare for guests & then had to drive over 40 miles to a festival in the West of Cornwall - where Sime's band were performing.
We have friends who live near there, so they joined us too - which made for an enjoyable evening!

The guy behind the festival is known as Bones & this was his way of showing folks the way!

Our friends' Daughters - Biby who had a great time playing with all the little people...

And Madi, who was bored & tired...

Along with Hugo!
Only a few years ago, the 2 of them would have been running around & exploring...

There were lots of young families there & it brought home to us how removed we are from all that now, our kids have moved on & we do things differently. For instance, lots of families were camping overnight in small tents on a slope, we would have done that too - years ago, but now we prefer to be comfortable & the three of us were happy to be coming home! The last time we camped was in France in 2009 & we found it to be so noisy, with lots of children crying through the night or up early in the morning - that we vowed not to do it again, unless it was on a small, quiet site...

It was still a lovely place to be & the atmosphere was great. There were other musicians playing & some good veggie grub. The only problem was that I managed to bugger up the camera, so half through it started misbehaving & my phone camera is rubbish from dusk - so we were disappointed to find very few good photos...

Though I did get a couple of the band early on...

Thank goodness!

The ever affectionate Husband!

Hope you've had a good weekend.

Kay :)
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And this is one thing which makes living here difficult.
How can people eat other beings without feeling terrible?  It just doesn't make sense.

Both the posters are from the Cornwall Vegans website.

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And in case you haven't seen this on iplayer - Here is Simon Amstell's Carnage.
Please, please think seriously about the food you eat.  Do you want to support murder or compas…