Two very dissimilar music festivals took place in Adelaide over the long Labour Day weekend. One was all tie-dye, dreadlocks and ale, the other was white wine spritzers, hipster food and high street fashion.
I’ve reflected on the last day of summer in South Australia. Here’s the London version. Friday afternoon, mid-September, it’s warm, the sun is shining and after a long lunch the weekend is upon us. The pubs are drawing in people like magnets, spilling out onto the streets. You have to pass through the beery throng
Being festival season in the UK this seemed relevant. News broke yesterday on radio station Triple J that the roving one day festival, the Big Day Out, would not rove around Australia (and New Zealand) next year. I’m not going to be able to blog about it, so here’s my take on 2014, my first