Monday, 29 June 2009


Arriving at night and looking down on the site, it resembles nothing so much as a vast industrial complex despoiling the Somerset countryside. Generators hum, arc lights blaze, cars choke the surrounding roads. The festival's carbon footprint, despite the Greenpeace bus that proudly announces it runs on discarded cooking oil, must be massive.

A middle-aged man from the Daily Telegraph doesn’t enjoy Glastonbury.

(Below) Why go to Glastonbury when you can camp out in the Town Square, Walthamstow? Enjoy regular weather forecasts from 'The Big Screen' and thrill to the sight of top anti-terror squads swooping on suspicious foreigners photographing double-decker buses. This beautiful camp site is perfectly located for the Red Cross Used Electrical Goods Shop, Poundland and Asda.