Apart from late May and early June it's been very wet in Ireland and also very windy lately.
Three Irish music stars: Sinead O' Connor Christy Dignam (Aslan) and Shane McGowan ( The Pogues) went to Heaven.
I reached 60 this year and it's sign of old age when your music heroes and heroines are passing away.
My polytunnel "Portugal" finally gave up the ghost and I sold the metal frame to go towards a new secondhand frame and cover. Oh what fun four of us had putting on the plastic cover on "
Algarve" my new polytunnel.
🥔 Growing in seaweed.
We went to Donegal to see Michael Schenker and his band and drove into northern Ireland to Dublin and back down to West Cork.
I hurt my knee and I also hurt my ankle walking on the hills near us.
I went to Blighty and visited the village in Somerset and surroundings where Coleridge and the Wordsworths lived.
My friend and your truly did lots of walking and I had blisters on the ball of my feet for weeks.
We also went to Newark On Trent to Stonedead Rock festival and we saw several bands including Black Star Riders and I saw Blue Oyster Cult for the second time and over thirty years later.
Work was hard to find after August but some how mainly due to our children's and their girlfriends kindness. We managed to go to Tenerife the week before Christmas.
War in Ukraine and Gaza rattles on I despair at mankinds inhumanity to each other.
I never thought I would hear the leader of the Opposition praise Mrs Thatcher.
At least Manchester United won a cup for a change.
I hope to go on a sun holiday some time next year and see some Prog Rock bands again.
Hope you all have a prosperous 2024.