Camp Bestival: An A-Z of our first family festival (part 2)

As you may have read (here) we headed to Camp Bestival for the first time this summer. Not only was it our first family festival- it was my first EVER festival. There was so much to do, see and take in – that the simplest way for me to describe the whole experience was to make it as easy as ABC… NOISE CONTROL Of course there is noise. But, there is good noise and bad noise – good being the music (although…

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Camp Bestival: Our first family festival by A-Z (part 1)

As you may have read (here) we headed to Camp Bestival for the first time this summer. Not only was it our first family festival – it was my first EVER festival. There was so much to do, see and take in – that the simplest way for me to describe the whole experience was to make it as easy as ABC… ATMOSPHERE Beyond anything I could have imagined. Having never been to a festival before I thought most of the…

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Welcome to #mamamondays – The Gruffalo Live, Christmas in July & Camp Bestival (again!)

I have been posting #mamamondays for a few months now and I always try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really making me try to make the most of this often ‘blue‘ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying or anything else…

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Heading to Camp Bestival for the first time – & some toddler essentials we’re packing!

  (One of my favourite ever festival fashion shoots featuring Gemma Ward by Corrine Day for VOGUE in 2005) During my time on magazines I’ve compiled many a festival guide – what to wear, what to take and essential beauty buys. But, what I’ve never revealed was that I have NEVER ever been to a festival. Not once. Ok, so this may not be a major confession but seems I am in the minority (am I really the only nearly 40 year old festival virgin?) I sort…

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