There’s at least one person in Hyde Park today who appreciates the tough job us poor journalists have to carry out for you, our dear readers.
Kevin Rowland won’t forget his Reading appearance in 1999. The Dexys Midnight Runners star was booed off stage and pelted with bottles of urine after wearing stockings and a dress onstage.
Now a venue staging productions for a New York theatre company back in the late seventies Studio 54 was a popular nightclub at the height of the disco era.
Whilst the National Anthem was being played a few miles away at Lords to celebrate England’s world cup victory a tweaked version was being blared out across Hyde Park.
A few hours ago Sir David Attenborough addressed the masses when he took to the stage announcing “Now this great festival has gone plastic-free. That is more than a million bottles of water have not been drunk by you in plastic. Thank you! Thank you!”
It’s Sunday, late afternoon/ early evening and four high profile singers are nursing chronic hangovers…No, tell you what – make that five!
The interior of the late singer/ songwriter’s house in France hasn’t changed since March 1991. Furniture legs daren’t tread to make new imprints on the carpet, cupboard doors haven’t exercised their hinges and the taps are probably too tight now to moist those dried up sinks.