Apologies for the silence. Recently we've moved from a transient life on the road to rural living in the Highlands and ended up halfway up a mountain in the French Alps. Internet and time have become valuable assets, both hard to procure. With every move, there's a new a job and new set of skills … Continue reading A Guide to Seasonal Work & Traveling on a Budget
Our road-trip has almost come to an end but we thought it might be useful to show you some of the most scenic routes you can take.
The event staff management team we worked with this summer wanted to interview us about the good, the bad and the ugly side of seasonal work and doing a summer of festivals - 13 back to back! PARiM have put the interview up on their website which you can find here: https://parim.co/event-staffing Here's a snippet... … Continue reading Interview – The Realities of Events Work
After working a summer of festivals and totaling almost 4000 miles around the UK we thought it would be a shame not to see Ireland and drink our weight in Guinness! All before we ventured to 'The North' to live and work in the Highlands. Living mostly outside in our tent in muddy fields we … Continue reading From the Emerald Isle to the Edge of Scotland | Autumn Antics
All the bits you don't hear, real advice for prospective festival workers!
I am a free man! (almost...) As I (Jen) type up our tales from Wales we are actively looking for jobs and organising the next stage of our journey. We might be free from summer work but there are some exciting possibilities on the horizon! I say exciting but it might be better described as … Continue reading Croeso i Cymru – Falling in love with North Wales from FN6 to the Good Life Experience
Back to the real world we got ourselves prepared to go home and take time to holiday in the Scottish Borders at Electric Fields Festival
As the gates opened there was a flood of people who ran, camping chairs in hand ready to secure their spot in front of the stage.
So as you know by now we travel the UK in my grandad's wee car, going from festival to festival where we live in our hand-me-down Vango tent. When we're not in a tent we like to travel to see family and friends and places we've yet to discover! Working a summer of festivals is … Continue reading The Inbetweeners – what we do when we’re not working!
Last week we sampled the West Country life. It's not all about cider and meat filled pastry. There's traffic queues that will make you want to tear your eyes out in Exeter and endless twisty, windy roads so be prepared to add half a day on to your travel plans. Despite the traffic we did … Continue reading Boardmasters 2017 – From Devon to Newquay, Cornwall