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001 – In The Swamp. Isle of Wight Festival 2012

  In The Swamp. A tale of drugs, mud, piss and strange people at the Isle of Wight Festival 2012. Not so long ago, Yuri and I were music students. That’s how we met. A substantial part of our education wasn’t at college. … Continue reading

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002 – In The Swamp. IoW Festival 2012.

First Day. Arrival. Meeting the neighbours. The Stranglers. Primal Scream. First impressions. To get to the Isle of Wight you can take a hovercraft from Portsmouth. It shakes like a cheap shopping centre massage chair. Novelty value fades quickly. Especially … Continue reading

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003 – In The Swamp – IOW Festival 2012

Second Day.  Elbow. Australian piss fetishists. Depression. Escape from the festival. Recapture.  Friday we went to see Elbow and Tom Petty. More Elbow than Tom Petty. The real festival started today. Day tickets were available, more fields and stalls opened. … Continue reading

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004 – In The Swamp – IOW Festival 2012

Third Day (cont’d). Gazebo CUNT! Ryan’s trip. Recovery Day. Pootopia. Lucy flees. Another weird piss story.  We read a lot during this time. When we returned from our walk, beaten, still quietly hungry, we sat ourselves in the tent and … Continue reading

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