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How Do You Eat An Elephant?

How Do You Eat An Elephant?

How do you eat an Elephant? One bite at a time! It’s hardly a massive surprise to tell you that I’m a big fan of lists, shopping lists, bucket lists, to-do lists but I’d lost sight of that in recent months. Setting goals, challenges and […]

Knocked for Six

Knocked for Six

And we’re back at the start of another weight loss journey. I’ve been yoyo-ing up and down in weight for as long as I can remember. In recent years it’s been a case of one step forward followed by two steps back. As I get […]

The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling

No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time. Lewis Carroll Almost five years ago when I privately made the decision to cycle around the world, I suspected that it would change my life forever. I wasn’t wrong, although I was completely off […]

Climb Every Mountain

Climb Every Mountain

What a difference a year makes. I spent the month of January climbing across the hills and mountains of Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary on my Beara to Breifne adventure and here I found myself at the foot of a hill, dreading the prospect of […]

My New Year’s Resolutions

My New Year’s Resolutions

It’s over 7 years since I published a life changing set of resolutions to my blog and spent a year trying to tick them off my bucket list. That original set of small individual challenges has led to cycling around countries and eventually around the […]

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 […]