Glastonbury Book News

Normal For Glastonbury Books

Just published – The ‘Crap Views of the Tor’ Postcard Book. Plus, the ‘Normal For Glastonbury’ paperback is now available worldwide.

Crap Views of the Tor

Glastonbury Tor from Industrial Estate

Of all the stuff I post on the Normal For Glastonbury Facebook page, my ‘Crap Views of the Tor’ series has been the most surprising success. In fact it seems that people love the idea so much they’ve been submitting their own to the page. Here are a few of my favourites.

Glastonbury Town by Andy Brady

Glastonbury Town montage by Andy Brady

Origins Ask any resident of the English town of Glastonbury where they are most likely to be living, and many of them will quickly tell you that Glastonbury is very high on their list of number one answers. What is it about this particular town that draws so many of its citizens to count themselves … Read more

Un-Avalon – Crap Postcards of Glastonbury

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist from the Industrial estate

Many moons ago I spotted Glastonbury Tor from the Levels out towards Shapwick. What would have been a picture postcard perfect scene was ruined by a large and unsightly, rusting piece of peat processing machinery. I took a photo anyway. Since then I’ve got into the perverse habit of deliberately taking the kind of photos that would never make it into a Glastonbury tourist guide.

Halloween in Glastonbury

Glastoween by Andy Brady

Another in Andy Brady’s uselessly informative posts. This one is all about Halloween, when the veil between the worlds is thin and the squirrels are ferocious.

New Light on Glastonbury Tor

A Guest Post by Andy Brady that brings new light to the Glastonbury Tor story, it’s history, geology and mythology. Origins Originally built during the last ice age, Glastonbury Tor has long since been guiding Somerset’s farm ships around the dangerous, craggy buildings of the nearby town of Glastonbury where, even today, the local inhabitants … Read more

Glastonbury in Fiction

Glastonbury Fiction Illustration

Nothing transports you to Glastonbury like a good book, here’s a list of all the fiction set in Glastonbury Town that I could find.

Who Stole Glastonbury Co-op’s Giant Magnet?

Glastonbury Co-op by Vicki Steward

The Co-op has always exerted a strange and inexorable pull on my solar plexus, as if a huge and powerful magnet lurked behind the shelves. Lately it’s as if the magnet has been tuned off. What’s happened? I investigate!

A Little Glastonbury Mystery

I felt a bit sorry for these lost letters, all jumbled up and meaningless in a heap. Of course my next thought, this being Glastonbury, was that they must ‘mean’ something