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  Rame, Cornwall's Forgottern Corner / Tavistock Balloon Festival
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Years ago living near Bath and working in Bristol, out one evening at Ashdon Court in Bristol I meet and got speaking to Don Cameron  now the world famous balloonist just as he was about to test a new hotair balloon he had made, as a result I used to meet him now and then and give him a hand when he either tested or flew one of his balloons. Don Cameron and a few others used Ashdon Court quite regularly to fly and or test there balloons. No doubt they still do.

I used to love the Bristol balloon festival (I haven't been for years) now its a huge yearly event and is watched by thousands, I am sure it's the biggest hotair balloon event in the UK but don't quote me. I can remember the first one in 1979 which was quite a small affair by comparison. One of the balloons pictured here was in fact made and flown by Don's Staff.

Over the years I have taken quite a few pictures of hotair balloons, the Tavistock Balloon festival in Devon featured here is worth getting up early for and if you have children, take them they will love it.