Challenge Ten

The Times They Are A Changin’

The Times They Are A Changin’

It took a month to find my first date of 2018. On the face of it that sounds somewhat pathetic and embarrassing, but it’s a little bit more complicated than that. The whole dating scene has changed with the addition of Tinder, Bumble and other dating […]

I Get Knocked Down …

I Get Knocked Down …

“Bless me father for I have sinned, It’s been almost two weeks since my last confession.” I could put the extended gap in blog posts down to the man flu I had for most of the last ten days, but that wouldn’t be entirely correct. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees! Grow Your Savings by €1.

Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees! Grow Your Savings by €1.

“Money doesn’t grow on trees!” I’m sure we’ve all heard that phrase before as a child asking for the latest toy, that cool top our friend was wearing right to the packet of sweets we wanted. Our parents repeated it time after time after time. […]