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Nominated for the Irish Blog Awards

Nominated for the Irish Blog Awards

I am delighted to announce that I have been nominated in two separate categories in the upcoming Blog Awards Ireland. My YouTube channel has been selected in the Best Vlog category, while this very blog is featured in the Health & Wellness Blog category. Now […]

94 Things to do in Leitrim

94 Things to do in Leitrim

Tucked away in the north west of Ireland, Leitrim truly is the hidden gem of the country. Whether you’re in the towns of Carrick on Shannon, Ballinamore, Mohill, Drumshanbo or Manorhamilton the unspoilt landscapes, exhilarating experiences, historical haunts and fantastic festivals await visitors of all […]

This Is Very Unprofessional, But …

This Is Very Unprofessional, But …

I’ve been toying for a few weeks or even months with just walking away from social media altogether. It’s been a long slog and I don’t feel like I’ve made any progress or inroads into making a living or even any form of income from […]

The Clash of the Giants

The Clash of the Giants

I’ve been glued to the Indian Pacific Wheel Race over the last couple of weeks with the exploits of the riders in the 5,500 km cross Australian Cycle blowing my mind during that period. I’m talking in particular about the pre race favourites, and current […]

My Top 10 Podcasts

My Top 10 Podcasts

One of my favourite things to do is to listen to podcasts, when I’m in the car, out walking, cycling or just relaxing at home, I love throwing on my favourite shows and being amused, educated or entertained by some amazing people. In no particular […]

Love People, Use Things!

Love People, Use Things!

“Love people and use things, because the opposite never works” Joshua Fields Millburn It’s not every day a movie made by friends, about friends or featuring friends gets made, never mind hits our screens but today marks all three of those in a single movie, […]

Forget Black Friday, Check out Giving Tuesday

Forget Black Friday, Check out Giving Tuesday

The world seems to have become fascinated with the mad shopping extravagance that is Black Friday, despite not being quite clear what the US holiday of Thanksgiving is even celebrating. For me the real exciting day is actually a few days later, past Black Friday, […]

When is a Bestselling Book NOT a Bestseller?

When is a Bestselling Book NOT a Bestseller?

Fifteen months ago, in July 2015, when I finished pedalling around the planet I had some tentative discussions with some literary types and publishing houses. I got advice from writers, publishers and readers alike about who I should speak to and how I should proceed […]

10 Fantastic Reasons To Take A Break From Social Media

10 Fantastic Reasons To Take A Break From Social Media

Social Media in all it’s forms has been a big part of my world over the last decade or so. Checking my Facebook timeline before even getting out of bed, rushing to read a Twitter notification, browsing my Instagram feed to see all the amazing places, […]

12 Reasons To Never Visit Kerala

12 Reasons To Never Visit Kerala

When you think of the Indian sub continent you think of the Taj Mahal reflecting the sun in Agra, the sport of Cricket, Mother Teresa working with children in the slums of Kolkata and the effects of Delhi Belly after indulging in a little too […]