Hay Festival

Every summer in Britain we flock in our thousands to outdoor festivals promising music, comedy and theatre, always hoping
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Hay-on-Wye has its own micro-climate, being in a dip with not much winter sun. It always seems a degree or two colder than everywhere locally. Each day I nip in to the centre to grab a loaf of Alex Gooch's beautiful sourdough bread from the local deli and have a quick chat with the shopkeepers.