Andrea Cleary: Some of us just aren’t good at summer

This time of the year, easy on the eye though it may be, brings with it too many unwanted complications and pressures

18th July, 2021
Andrea Cleary: Some of us just aren’t good at summer
If you hate and dread the onset of summer, you’re not alone. Picture: Getty

If you want to perplex a fellow Irish person, just tell them that you hate summer. They’ll behave, invariably, as though you’d casually stated that happiness is bad; that joy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. They’ll list the best things about sun, sea and sipping sangria and, when met with your defiant gaze, will then conclude that you mustn’t be very much craic after all, making a mental note not to add you...

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