Best of 2014 in Various Exciting Lists

I like writing my yearly summary lists on the first of January- because what if something universe altering will happen late on the 31st of December? Well, nothing ever did, but I am still somehow hoping. Maybe I can organize a movie marathon this year, or listen to all the overlooked albums in one go…

Best Concerts of Sziget 2014 #5: Stromae

The one with the crowd hysteria that seemed to escape us: thanks to Bonobo, who could interest us,  and Macklemore and The Other Guy on the Main Stage, who couldn’t, we were nicely ensconced in the A38 tent before the stream of rabid Stromae fans started arriving.There was apparently much hyperventilation, pushing and shoving and some anger…

Sziget 2014 Diary- Day Two

  So this year’s Sziget ticked another box and duly had its rain day too- or as the Brits in attendance call it, fine summer festival weather, a tad humid but not too chilly.Which pretty much meant a downpour and people scurrying to the merchandise tents for some plastic sheet to wrap themselves in. The…