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19 things that are pure and good for people on a serious Electric Picnic comedown

The Fear.

SUMMER IS OVER. Electric Picnic is over.

As we all stare into a bleak winter of 2016, we must remember that all is not lost. So here are some things guaranteed to cheer you up:

1. The dog that can’t stop smiling after being rescued from a shelter

meaty Source: Imgur

2. His name is Meaty and everything is going to be OK

meaty2 Source: Imgur

3. The thoughts of the dark evening closing in and no more festivals can be slightly sated by this baby doing a scene from Mission Impossible


4. Remind yourself that you’re still surrounded by some of the world’s finest cultural exhibits

5. Remember all that was good about this summer just gone

6. Like this proposal with a tin foil ring at The National

Source: David Bell/YouTube

7. And when that girl thought she was getting to see Daniel O’Donnell but was so disappointed


8. But everything worked out GRAND in the end

daniel o'donnell killarney008 Source: Don MacMonagle

Fear: neutralised.

9. Watch this Tipperary granny getting surprised with a trip to New York for her 80th birthday – it’s like a warm blanket

10. In the midst of the fear, we have to remember we live in a world where this glorious before and after shot of a girl’s first day at school exists

before1 Source: BOOBAFETT13/IMGUR


11. And this couple are deeply in love – willing to pose for endless photoshoots

2e41jlqhjbjx Source: Reddit

“Paint me like one of your huskies, Jack.”

12. All grinding fear will wash away when you look at this cat doing a front flip


13. This news came out today

14. This family of golden retrievers also exist

MzxkAeG Source: Imgur

15. This girl and her 82-year-old grandad go to the same college together

college Source: Twitter

Would you look:

college3 Source: Twitter

16. Remember there are interesting things happening around every corner

heroes Source: Tumblr

17. The fear will soon be gone

18. Even though it will be winter soon

19. It’s not so bad – as this seal selfie in Kinsale proves once and for all

VWqol18 Source: Imgur

*takes Solpadeine*

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David Elkin

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