However this has prevented me from meandering around the country taking photographs and meant that I have to stay indoors and do a bit of research into what I can photograph when I get the Truck back.
I have been wanting to have a trip out towards Ladybower one evening to get some more shots of the night sky with as little light pollution as possible.
This has led me to have a look at what astronomical delights 2012 has in store for us.
So fellow star gazers get your diary and put these in it.
Geminid Meteor Shower which will be visible December 13-14, with no moon if the sky is clear expect to see around 100 meteors an hour belting across the sky overhead.
I am fully aware that other things may well happen as the universe is such a vast unpredictable thing,
The world could well end as a final huzzah to our existence but I very much doubt it.
The world or which ever greater power exists has not had anywhere near enough fun at my expense yet.
I will undoubtedly attempt to be less grumpy failing miserably and generally become ever more belligerent and so it is that I leave you with today's drivel,