After working a summer of festivals and totaling almost 4000 miles around the UK we thought it would be a shame not to see Ireland and drink our weight in Guinness! All before we ventured to 'The North' to live and work in the Highlands. Living mostly outside in our tent in muddy fields we [...]
'What's this on my face?! Shining in my eyes!' 'Oh that's the sun', explains Henry knowingly. It's the end of the season and we've left the small ski resort of Sainte Foy, now we're sat with a selection of breakfast items from McDonald's waiting on a bus. Lost somewhere inside a hazy hangover my eyes [...]
From the Highlands to the Alps, travelling on a budget - the seasonaire diaries!
Apologies for the silence. Recently we've moved from a transient life on the road to rural living in the Highlands and ended up halfway up a mountain in the French Alps. Internet and time have become valuable assets, both hard to procure. With every move, there's a new a job and new set of skills [...]
All the bits you don't hear, real advice for prospective festival workers!
I am a free man! (almost...) As I (Jen) type up our tales from Wales we are actively looking for jobs and organising the next stage of our journey. We might be free from summer work but there are some exciting possibilities on the horizon! I say exciting but it might be better described as [...]
Back to the real world we got ourselves prepared to go home and take time to holiday in the Scottish Borders at Electric Fields Festival
As the gates opened there was a flood of people who ran, camping chairs in hand ready to secure their spot in front of the stage.
So as you know by now we travel the UK in my grandad's wee car, going from festival to festival where we live in our hand-me-down Vango tent. When we're not in a tent we like to travel to see family and friends and places we've yet to discover! Working a summer of festivals is [...]