Friday, 29 December 2017

2017 Highlights.

Its been a very wet year in Ireland and going to Portugal in April and Germany in July were the highlights of my year.

Regular readers will know its our dream to one day soon move to Portugal and buy and rent out an apartment or house and live off the income.  


The other highlight was flying from Kerry to Frankfurt Hahn with an old pal from years a go and jumping in a Joe Baxi (taxi) and getting dropped off in Loreley.  We went to the Loreley Night Of The Prog festival.  We stayed in an hotel and I learned the word Verboten.  I think it mean: "It is forbidden."  Or 'keep off the grass' if you come from dear old Blighty. 
Verboten!

Here's a song by the Chris Thompson Band singing an apt song when I was at Loreley.  Enjoy and have an Happy New Year!


9 comments:

  1. I enjoyed this rather brief post Dave but it said a lot. I have not listened to the Chris Thompson Band yet but will listen later on. I would like to wish you a Happy New Year and hope that during 2018 you are able to spend at least a week or two in Portugal in the countryside somewhere off the beaten track and get to feel like locals.

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    1. Hi Rachel. You will remember the track. yes we are like you and like to find the real Portugal or Spain. We hope to go there soon. Thanks.

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  2. Hello...I have friends who moved to Portugal 15 years ago and have built their own house there. I spent all of my childhood holidays there. I hear you aren't wearing a bra nor makeup either..excellent choice!

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  3. Hello Stef. It must be wonderful to live in Portugal. We are fed up of gales and rain.

    The makeup comment on Rachel's blog was my attempt at humour not at you. My new-year resolution is to be far less serious especially when I comment on other people's blogs. Thanks for your comment Stef.

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