Aye, Falstone show has been and gone for another year. The weather was a worry with the show field only being cleared of it's crop of grass days prior to show date, the morning dawned chilly and overcast and many of us turned up donned in waterproofs. These were soon discarded as the morning improved and Falstone Show found the sun shone down with the sheltered aspect of the show field keeping the wind at bay. Weather wise it was a cracking day.
Falstone Show is always a cracking day, sunshine or not. A sociable event drawing everyone together and for an entrance fee of only £4 it has to be a bargain!
The show day for Shep was an odd one, there seemed little time to get around everything and yet it is a small compact show. I guess the fact we had to depart early didn't help matters and other commitments during the show day would eat away at the time we had.
So why did we have to leave early? Well, we had a concert to attend over towards the coast.
Had I been in a concert hall I dare say I would have been feeling claustrophobic, however being out in the fresh air I found myself getting closer and closer to the stage, shoulder to shoulder with strangers, people all around and no room to dance, other than on the spot. I noticed a glow on the faces of those around me, faces glowing orange. I looked skywards and the answer was there
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