There were plenty of lucky souls who managed to get out of the car parks at this year’s Royal Show under their own steam.

But there were many who had to be towed through the mud – including Farmers Weekly’s own deputy editor Mike Stones.

Read his humorous take on the proceedings on the Food For thought blog. You can add your own comment by clicking on the comment button at the bottom of the entry.

For full coverage of the Royal Show see our special report page.