i newspaper, December 11, 2019
This is clumsy. You should not make the reader wait so long for the surprise: that he is nearly 80. Having said that he is ’80 tomorrow’, you really do not need to say that he is 79 today.
Improving it is simple.
First sentence: Turning 80 tomorrow, Eric Marshall still climbs . . . light display.
Second sentence: He spends all of November . . .