Turn off that Wi-Fi network — it's disturbing our chakras.
what many residents of Glastonbury, a lovely medieval town turned New
Age hub in southwestern England, are demanding the local government do.
Ever since the town's free municipal wireless broadband network went online in May, people have been complaining of, as an online petition
puts it, "headaches, dizziness, nausea, severe tiredness, brain fog,
disorientation and loss of appetite, loss of balance, inability to
concentrate, loss of creativity" — all ailments an examining physician
would find it difficult to prove or disprove.
place is not appropriate for a Wi-Fi trial," resident Linda Taylor
tells the local Fosse Way magazine. "People are complaining of
headaches, tingling skin among other symptoms. This makes me wonder
what is it doing to the children."
many to be the burial place of the mythic King Arthur, Glastonbury's
year-round population of 9,000 swells to about 150,000 every June when
the mammoth Glastonbury Festival three-day rock concert occupies a
"I don't want my son exposed to risk 24 hours
a day, including at his primary school, which is within the Wi-Fi
zone," yoga teacher Natalie Fee tells London's Telegraph. "I would be
failing in my duty as a parent if I did."
One man has even begun making orgone generators, which use crystals,
semi-precious stones and gold to purportedly put out positive energy to
combat the negative vibes flooding the town from the Wi-Fi base