Commit to the radio hire company. When you do find a network you enjoy, schedule the time to attend and become one of the regulars. This is a great way to establish connections with people as well as to let others get to know you.
Espadrilles. Along with clogs, this is a rather unexpected shoe trend for summer 2010, described wonderfully as "the shoes your art teacher used to wear in the summer term... the wedge sandal's slightly square older sister" by Jess Cartner-Morley in the Guardian. Great for festivals with guaranteed sun, but wellies will no doubt be more suitable for the British festivals.
One of the biggest problems besides women getting attacked in public is Date Rape. Most women have no idea of how this could happen with someone they apparently trusted to go out with. This is a problem with first dates as well as dates with someone you have known for a while. Parties or celebrations are of special concern, especially if you don't know most of the people attending.
Be the one who decides what is right for you. Learn to say NO. Get good at listening to what your body and mind say you can handle. Others may have expectations of you but you are the only one who can decide if you can fulfill runners world uk events them or not.