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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

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Mud. It's a thing that most 'non festival goers' think of when they think of festivals, especially Glastonbury. The images are an indelible memory for many people and it's a reason that many people never go to a festival.

The first festival I ever attended was Eastern Haze, in 2008 when DD was 8 years old. It rained. A lot. And the fields became muddy as did the car park. The lorries couldn't get in to clean the toilets...after 3 days that was ...interesting to say the least! All that lentil curry ...

Any way we learned very quickly that there are several options to dealing with mud.

There are of course Wellies!

And since 2008 festival wellies have become a thing, there are loads of funky styles to choose from - I wore a rather snazzy pair at Glastonbury last year.

 So Option 1 is the wellie.

But sometimes the mud is too extreme, or maybe it's not quite that bad and it's warm in which case you can use Option 2 Feet.

 Feet have the benefit of being easily wa…