Seeking a swim in Portmarnock

I was told I didn’t have to worry about the tide timing at Lower and Upper Rocks in Portmarnock. Not so. When I got there the tide was out. Next high tide for a swim is 10 ish. Too dark. I’m noticing a lot of conflicting information and naivety around the lovely Dublin swim spots.Continue reading “Seeking a swim in Portmarnock”

A survival song

“This desperation, Dislocation, Separation, Condemnation, Revelation, In temptation, Isolation, Desolation, Let it go.” Bono. I found this old video of U2 at LiveAid performing Bad. It brought back memories. I was there in 1985. The Wembley Stadium crowd reached almost 100,000. The atmosphere was electric. I still have the t-shirt. The event was organized byContinue reading “A survival song”