“Empty spaces, what are we living for?
Abandoned places, I guess we know the score, on and on
Does anybody know what we are looking for?”
2020 has by far been one of the hardest, weirdest years for most of the world. The year of fear and loss, a brake in the music, a time to relook at our lives and count our blessings. We entered 2021 thinking that it would be more of the same, ‘to dare to dream’ for things to go back to normal.
I miss my mum, hugging my friends, somehow I miss the school run (mostly for all the hugs and chats…) Last year I lost one of my friends, I lost my income and fell into a little bit of a low zone. Like most of the world, found it hard to cope with huge changes and no end in sight.
A group of us got together and started #WeNeedEvents we wanted to support the events industry from the side of the ticket holder. We miss our families, friends, and all the events we would go to with them. This brought us all lots of hope and lifted our spirits.
This week big news came from the government that maybe, just maybe festivals would be able to open this year. Huge news, still such early doors, with lots of bumps ahead but maybe, just maybe we can dance together again this summer!
“The show must go on
The show must go on, yeah
Inside my heart is breaking
My makeup may be flaking
But my smile, still, stays on”
A road map given by the government leading to slowly one by one, festivals started to post on social media that they where going ahead. We are not out of the woods yet! (I unfortunately have little faith in our government, still 3million people without support and no government backed insurance.) We still need to support our much loved festivals and large events but I think we can maybe dare to dream! We need too, without something to look forward too its harder to keep strong.
WE WILL HUG, DANCE AND PARTY TOGETHER AGAIN
“I’ll soon be turning, round the corner now
Outside the dawn is breaking
But inside in the dark I’m aching to be free
The show must go on
The show must go on”
So hunt out your top festivals and get buying tickets, you can show your faith in them the most by buying a ticket. It may not be the same festival we are used to but being in a field, feeling the base line and seeing our friends has got to be worth a few changes! I am myself high risk, and many members of my family and friends are too. This week I had my vaccine, then came the news that Boomtown Fair is going ahead! Read their statement here. Im so excited!! Ive just seen they are fully sold out, so keep an eye out for the return sale in may, to get an email about it click here.
So expect lots of posts from me, from what the hot looks are going to the this year to how to get fit fast….(Yep about 2 extra stone, thanks lockdown!)
“I’ll top the bill
I have to find the will to carry on
On with the show
Show must go on, go on, go on, go on, go on, go on, go on, go on”
The show must go on, when its safe to do so. To help support your much loved events, check out We Need Events.
I cant wait to dance in them fields with you all, big love – Alice xx