This weekend past a brand new winter festival made its debut in Wagga Wagga.
Lost Lanes was all about reviving a somewhat forgotten part of the city, Cadell Place – a little byway tucked between the Murrumbidgee River and the busy Fitzmaurice Street.
Keen to support a new event, Adam and I, rugged up and went exploring…
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I’ve never been a big music festival goer. In Australia they always tended to occur in the hottest part of the year, and when you lack height (like I do), standing at armpit height on a 40 degree day in the blazing sun with thousands of others just doesn’t seem appealing.
When Adam and I met he told me about a four day music and arts festival called Green Man that’s held in Wales in late summer. He described it as a bunch of people sitting around eating good food and listening to good music. He told me it was very civilised and an awful lot of fun.
I was intrigued so we decided early in the year that we’d be at Green Man 2017 …
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Earlier this year I compiled a list of ‘English things’ I was hoping to do over the course of 2017. I confess I haven’t been pursuing my list with a terrible amount of vigour, but the other weekend I did tick another item off:
100: Drink traditional cider
It all happened at a little get-together called West Fest…
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Summer is the season for fairs in England, so days after checking out Malvern’s annual Food Festival, Adam and I found ourselves at another Worcestershire classic, Asparafest.
Set in Evesham, a half an hour drive east, Asparafest celebrates the market town’s asparagus farms. It was one of those quirky community events Adam had told me about before we moved to England and I was keen to see it for myself.
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