July 21

Latitude: Family Match Report

Sixteen+ mossie/insect bites – including two on the face
Two days of walking at least 14 miles (30k steps)
Two terrifying lightning storms whilst in the tent
Slap in the face from sleeping child: one
One two hour battle with the elements to drag gear back to the car
Beautiful sunsets: two
Pleading with nice lady to lend me her trolley: once
One limited edition pink tophat made of stickers
One red neck (see below)
First aid kit used: many times
First Aid Kit listened to: just the once
Havianas broken in mud: two
Disgustingly sweaty tee shirts: lost count
One freehand drawing workshop for non-drawers (me = hopeless)
One 90 minute singing lesson around Matilda the Musical
Avoided Lily Allen?: success
Avoided Haim?: partial
Two helter skelter rides for eldest daughter
One cut across the nose, narrowly missing daughter’s eye: check
One epic 90 minute festival-closing set from the Black Keys
Massive cheesy grins: four
Alcohol drunk: virtually zero, somewhat unbelievably

Underwhelming: Tame Impala, Damon Albarn
Good: Crystal Fighters, the War on Drugs, James Vincent Mcmorrow, First Aid Kit
Superb: Jungle, Asgeir, Goat, Clean Bandit, Black Keys, Bombay Bicycle Club

Missed (next time): George Ezra, Parquet Courts, Mogwai, Jon Ronson20140721-163449-59689786.jpg