epic summer of music

wow what a summer, amazing festival music with friends.

Isle of Wight Festival, highlights included Fleetwood Mac

Italy trip for the cousins wedding including wonderful time on boats and snorkelling and paddle boarding, so great to get back into the water and see some sealife! thanks again to everyone involved.

Paleo Festival annual pilgrimage/anniversary, highlights including Chinese man, Robbie Williams!, caravan Palace, Modselektor, Thylacine. Great to have some Switzerland family time and catch up with friends (esp. the amazing Ernsts). Thanks to Tom for the drive in the Jag up into the Jura! Thanks again to Gillian and Dad for the amazing hospitality.

Wilderness Festival in cornbury Park what an incredible setting, highlights including Opera in the estate grounds, Nils Frahm, Bjork, Tom Middleton and Ben Howard.

Green man Festival in Wales in another incredible setting with lovely friends from Cardiff/London down for Lockies birthday surprise. Seriously good music selection, with highlights including Jamiexx, leftfield, music of William Oneyabor, Disrali and the young gods, Hotchip, Sylvan Esso, Syd Arthur, 2 bears, super furry animals, loyle carner, Matthew E white, Courtney Barnett, public service broadcasting. and what a well choreographed firework display!

Southwest 4 dance weekend festival in Clapham common, easily the best dance lineup in London of the whole year! so many good DJs playing hard to choose. Highlights including Paul Oakenfold, Faithless, Gaia, Deetron, Andy C, Carl Cox vs Loco Dice, Eric Prdz, Manu le tough, J Digweed … lovely time with Lucy, Raj, Ellen, Lousia, Eric, Simon & James.

Thanks to everyone who came to my birthday party, was a great weekend. Sad to see James and Jana move out from our house to go to Czech but wish them the best with their new endeavours x

We are spoilt to have such luxuries and brilliant friends!

Now to buckle down to the new and exciting job working with parallel file systems running on supercomputers…

love to all