Glastonbury 2010

Wednesday 23 June

6:10 AM Eugh. Early.

9:28 AM Bumped into Hendry at the services. Probably the last i’ll see of her all weekend…

9:51 AM Queueing off the M5, its like glasto of old. 5 hours 10 mins till kick off.

11:56 AM Beer o clock.

12:20 PM Definitely considering sacking off the queue for the nearest pub with a tv.

12:38 PM I don’t mine spending time in the traffic queue. Its just when there’s people i know who left later and got further that i get annoyed.

1:25 PM M5 #fail #glasto

2:04 PM Fuck. 9 miles away.

2:19 PM Queueing: 5 and a half hours. Time till KO: 45 mins.

2:58 PM Retreated to the last pub before glasto

3:25 PM That, was liquid football.

It turns out I did see Hendry later that day.

Thursday 24 June

1:33 PM Glade bar now does herbal shisha!

7:16 PM This is beautiful. #glasto

10:30 PM – 11:30 PM3 Daft Monkeys | Avalon Cafe

11:09 PM Why hasn’t anyone done dubstep folk?

Friday 25 June

1:50 PM – 2:40 PMThe Stranglers | Other Stage

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Mumford & Sons | John Peel Tent

8:14 PM Binging on fruit pastilles after an over long evening nap.

8:45 PM – 9:45 PM | Hot Chip | Other Stage

9:02 PM How can such a bunch of geeky looking brits sound so good? #hotchip

10:07 PM Small world syndrome.Lasses from borrowash that know james gent.

11:15 PM – 12:15 AM | The XX | The Park

11:41 PM xx

11:56 PM I think you need a girlfriend to really appreciate the xx live.


1:00 AM – 2:00 AM | Annie Mac | The Hub

3:00 AM – 4:00 AM | Skream | The Hub

Saturday 26 June

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM | The Dead Weather | Pyramid Stage

5:17 PM Glad to hear the pyramid stage is back to full strength

8:17 PM I’m looking forward to my double dose of dreadzone tonight!

8:30 PM – 9:20 PM | Editors | Other Stage

8:33 PM Favourite flag so far- ‘clunge’

8:56 PM Are you ready for dread pon sound!

9:00 PM – 10:10 PM | Dreadzone | The Glade

10:15 PM – 11:45 PM | Muse | Pyramid Stage

10:46 PM Muse

11:05 PM First headliners i’ve watched on the pyramid stage for a LONG time.

11:16 PM Is it not fucking crazy but brilliant that 100k people are brought to one place at one time for the sake of music?

11:46 PM Where the streets have no name . #muse #u2

1:00 AM – 2:00 AM | DJ Doorly | The Rabbit Hole

1:49 AM Waiting for second dose of dreadzone. Dad getting crash course in dubstep.

2:00 AM – 3:00 AM | Dreadzone | The Rabbit Hole

3:26 AM Just seen security nab some thieving little scally bastard.

4:00 AM Crowdsurfing in the telecorp lost luggage dept

Sunday 27 June

3:00 PM Watching england

3:33 PM Should have watched the temper trap.

3:50 PM “goal line technology” soon to be trending on twitter.

7:19 PM Has adopted centre stage for faithless this evening. Since when was there a barrier before the front?

7:29 PM People have camping chairs in the goods circle #hardcorefestivalfail

8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Faithless | Pyramid Stage

10:00 PM – 11:30 PM | Orbital | Other Stage

10:22 PM Its been 6 years but orbital are back on the other stage with avengence. 25 mins in. No break.

10:35 PM Oh my. Dnb remix of satan dropped live by orbital.

10:41 PM Orbital bringing their 04 set up to date with some genre hopping. Respect.

11:18 PM If orbital drop a dubstep version of the box i will wet my pants.

11:21 PM Dr who cameo orbital glasto

11:30 PM – 12:00 AM | The Levellers | Glade Stage

12:49 AM Silent dubstep. #filth

1:00 AM – 2:30 AM | Silent Disco DJ’s | Silent Disco

Monday 29 June

1:25 PM Hmmm. No breakfast, queue moving quickly past fast food vans. Should have made a pack up.

1:54 PM I don’t think i’ve ever waited for a buffet cart announcement with such anticipation.

5:04 PM Yay! Rush hour!

6:18 PM It took all of 5 mins at rush hour on our wonderful underground public transport network to transform me back to an angry londoner. Sigh.

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