|Thursday evenings Rainbow|
What do most people do 4 weeks after major abdominal surgery & finding out that they have cancer?
Most people are probably recuperating and resting at home. Maybe taking it easy and starting to recover.
Not me. Not one to do things by halves - me, hubby, a very determined 18 month old and a very excited 3 year old along with auntie Jo took off for Beautiful Days festival at Escot Park, Devon.
|Monday Morning, we all survived|
There were hiccups along the way. The 'tank' had a water leak and had been in the garage since I was in hospital and was due to be repaired and completed the week before the festival. The part didn't come and so we were resigned to packing extremely lightly and heading to a music festival in the Megane coupe cabriolet. Although it was surprisingly roomy, however I did still forget my wellies!!
I consider myself quite good at festivalling (is that even a word?) I have 'done' Glastonbury, and this was my 5th Beautiful Days & 2nd with the kids. But I had not anticipated the effect that the surgery had had on me.
I am so used to being able to do everything that I felt like a bit of a spare part on the Thursday when first Tony and then Tony and Jo had to make multiple journey's between the car and the tent. The same feeling came over me on Monday when we were packing up and I only managed to make one trip to the car carrying my handbag and a couple of chairs.
|Isaac and the Wooden mushrooms|
|Imogen hiding behind the fairy arch|
Some of the highlights of the weekend for me were.....
- Learning to crochet in the kids craft area
- Watching the kids playing around some of the 'fairy arches', wooden sculptures & water features
- Watching both Imogen and Isaac dancing around to both Flogging Molly and the Levellers
- Discovering 'fireworks' mode on my camera and getting some awesome shots following the Levellers set on Sunday evening
|Fireworks mode rocks|
|Getting ready for bed|