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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 […]

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 […]

Clisare: Episode 22

Clisare: Episode 22

This week I am joined by Clisare, who talks about her rise to the top of the Irish YouTube community. During our conversation Clisare shares stories about how she was inspired by Jenna Marbles to create content in a similar fashion, starting with a video […]

Walking on Water on the Shannon Blueway

Walking on Water on the Shannon Blueway

I heard a whisper that the new floating pathway across Acres Lake which completes the Shannon Blueway trail from Leitrim Village to Drumshanbo was unofficially opened to the public a few days ahead of the launch and I decided to check it out for myself. […]