By Nicholas Hooper

For a few days we emerged into the morning sun
aiming at music, fellowship and food.
Now that time has gone and we must
pack up, squash down, fit in, plan out,
breaking down a place that once was home
and drive back to our home-home.

What a time we had in those tents and campervans.
What roads and paths were created to make this town of ten thousand.
How we had showers… eventually… after doing the maths of impossible access.
But above all, the love, friendship, music and food
made our days.



About Dawnings:
“Every morning at around 5am I get up and go down to my studio. After a short meditation I write down whatever is in my head, giving myself fifteen minutes to do so. Then moving over to the piano (or a more portable instrument like my Ukulele when I'm away), I improvise and record a piece of music inspired by whatever words I just wrote. It is a great way of keeping both my writing and my composing going and I call these small creations Dawnings. They are mostly unedited, like sketches, so that they keep that fresh feeling of an early morning discovery.”

— Nick Hooper