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Glastonbury, BBC2 & 3, all from the comfort of your sofa!

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Meglet Fri 26-Jun-09 21:00:39

Anyone else watching? I love watching it on the tv. Good view, not too loud, can shower every day and raid the fridge smile.

Meglet Fri 26-Jun-09 21:42:48

ting tings are on now. i'm taping it for my 2.7 ds grin.

<<wonders if everyone else is actually at glastonbury instead of watching it>>

verygreenlawn Fri 26-Jun-09 21:58:05

Watching The Specials right now - fantastic.

2shoes Fri 26-Jun-09 21:58:40

I almost wish I was there

PavlovtheForgetfulCat Fri 26-Jun-09 21:59:50

Just watched the specials on bbc4, fucking great. I now have a newly awakened crush on Terry Hall. grin

HumphreyCobbler Fri 26-Jun-09 22:00:33

I can't bear to watch, I want to be there sooo much

GlastonburyGoddess Fri 26-Jun-09 22:00:53

glad im not, soggy muddy clothes and tents, it poured and poured and poured with rain no stop today until about noon

Meglet Fri 26-Jun-09 22:01:13

It goes on so late on the tv I can see myself staying up watching it way past my bedtime.

Hulababy Fri 26-Jun-09 22:08:28

7y DD watched Lady GaGa and The Ting Tings (late night cos of school play). Caught a little bit of The Specials.

Bonneville Fri 26-Jun-09 22:11:01

Im glad Im not there. Its toooooo big.

HumphreyCobbler Fri 26-Jun-09 22:11:12

given the current state of my life I can even get nostalgic about the mud

besides, we used to go in a camper van so it was civilised

Botbot Sat 27-Jun-09 00:10:39

I LOVE Neil Young, and am really enjoying his Day in the Life cover. He was taking the piss a bit at the end of Rockin' in the Free World though, wasn't he? Cool how he got the audience looking like a field of corn. He is ace.

Have never been to Glastonbury (was always a Reading girl) but it does look really lovely this year, and I quite want to go now.

bumsrush Sat 27-Jun-09 00:12:47

Aw I so wanted to be there this year, I wanted to take the kids but school wasn't finished and they had all their trips and everything.

Botbot Sat 27-Jun-09 00:18:22

Can live without Bloc Party though.

Botbot Sat 27-Jun-09 00:23:02

oops, have just realised this is Doves not Bloc Party. Am so au fait with today's shite music, me grin

DollyPardonme Sat 27-Jun-09 00:30:47

oooh

Neil Young,

what a guy

AND WE ARE GOING TO SEE HIM TOMORROW AT HARD ROCK CALLING

lowrib Sat 27-Jun-09 00:33:30

I wish I was there!!!!!

Next year ...

PavlovtheForgetfulCat Sat 27-Jun-09 07:39:27

Dolly - oh I bet you can't wait now! I am going to watch Bruce tonight for the same reason - seeing him tomorrow at Hard Rock Calling. Would love to have seen Neil Young too though. He is a legend.

Tell us know how it was grin

AnathemaDevice Sat 27-Jun-09 11:08:18

Watched some last night, recorded the rest and watching it this morning. I've cried twice so far, I want to be there more than anything. I've been so miserable all week, I thought watching it on telly and seeing all the mud would make me feel better, but I just feel worse.
Next year DS will be old enough to go (he'll be more or less 15 months by then), and we will be there!

Meglet Sat 27-Jun-09 14:29:13

Just catching up on the bits I taped last night. V V Brown is ace, I'd heard good reviews of her but never heard her music until now. Legs to die for too envy.

I think maybe I could take the kids in 2 years they'll be 4 + 2 by then. I'll rope some freinds / family into coming too.

AngeChica Sat 27-Jun-09 21:12:25

went pretty much every year in the 90s but haven't been for 9 years now. It has gotten big big big! So much going on at any one time - so hard to choose!

gallusbesom Sat 27-Jun-09 21:18:56

Love watching it but makes me feel old cos I went in 1994 (Blur headlining the Other Stage) and 1995 (Pulp totally rocking the Pyramid stage)

AngeChica Sat 27-Jun-09 21:25:06

Yeah me too! Tomorrow night - the 90s all over again - Blur clash with the Prodigy. That would be so hard to choose!

Meglet Sat 27-Jun-09 22:12:32

I think i must have the mentality of a teenage boy, I'm liking Pendulum. I think I have cabin fever after a week on my own with the dc's.

notnowbernard Sat 27-Jun-09 22:13:26

NO

I want to be there envy

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