Rocking The Daisies

Somewhere between right and wrong is a field of Daisies. I’ll meet you there.”

Have you ever heard of a successful case of auto erotic asphyxiation? I hadn’t until Rocking the Daisies. Okay maybe less erotic, and more finding it hard to breathe strictly from pure undiluted excitement. The weekend of the 8th and 9th of October teleported me into a world beyond the clouds where the land was green, the music was air and the only currency was bliss.

The magic of music festivals lies in the plethora of differently flavoured  human beings. At one point, I remember thinking that everyone I saw was beautiful. Every single person was radiant, with an elated nonchalance that glistened like a disco ball reacting to light. Its this common ability to illuminate , both ourselves and others, that always draws me in.

A couple of weeks ago I bought my first tent, and ever since I’ve become an avid camper (And by “avid” I mean, sometimes I’ll pitch it in my apartment and spend the night in it). I absolutely love the idea of a massive community of people leaving their elaborate cement lives to occupy a square metre of space. There is something incredibly organic and uplifting about lying on your back and feeling the ground reverberate underneath your bones.

There are very few occasions when I’m having such an epic time that I almost forget that I have a camera. More often than not, I get so caught up in my photography that I ‘look’ and capture the fun being had by others. But not at Daisies. To tell you the truth, I was bouncing of the walls so much that I’m pleasantly surprised that some of these photos are keepers.

When you look at these photographs I hope you see the utter gaiety of the photographer who took them.

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3 comments

Gillian
Love your pics! (Thanks to Angel for the link)
Bex
Great pics. As a "consistent follower" of your posts I was expecting alot more writing I will be honest on that. The pics are great. The writing on this post? I feel you could have given me more.
kaleidoscope
I know the feeling... I want to go to there. The words are to the pictures as avalanche is to chocolate brownie.

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