Night descends on Audley End, as James Blunt sings Beautiful. The crowd, including me and the love of my life switch on their mobiles and the scene is lit by a thousand stars! This was the scene last night when we sat on camping chairs with our hampers - a long way from the stage. The inimitable Craig Charles (BBC Radio 2 DJ) Soul Club came onstage and we were up and dancing. James Blunt was incredible, so down-to-earth, so un-celeb, so at one with us all - a night of magic.
Music has always inspired my stories - from Hawkwind to Arcade Fire. Last night I found fresh inspiration: