The Holy Grail Of Football Stadiums: Taking A Guided Tour of The Oval, Glentoran Football Club, East Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Holy Grail Of Football Stadiums: Taking A Guided Tour of The Oval, Glentoran Football Club, East Belfast, Northern Ireland

“Le Jeu Avant Tout” – Glentoran FC Motto (“Football comes first before everything else / the game above all”). Firstly, I am a Glentoran FC supporter and have been to this stadium well over one hundred times in my life. I am a football groundhopping veteran now with around 700 matches and 200 stadiums under Read more about The Holy Grail Of Football Stadiums: Taking A Guided Tour of The Oval, Glentoran Football Club, East Belfast, Northern Ireland[…]

Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Guided Tour of George Best’s Childhood Home in Burren Way, The Cregagh, Belfast

“Maradona good. Pele better. George Best” – A Northern Ireland flag’s message at George Best’s funeral. Local heroes are real. George Best is a superhero to me. To many of my friends. To many Northern Irish people. To many AFC Bournemouth fans. Even Manchester United fans like him. Hold on – even Leeds United fans Read more about Backpacking in Northern Ireland: Guided Tour of George Best’s Childhood Home in Burren Way, The Cregagh, Belfast[…]

Visiting The Home of the Penalty Kick: Milford, County Armagh, Northern Ireland and William McCrums Legacy

Visiting The Home of the Penalty Kick: Milford, County Armagh, Northern Ireland – William McCrum’s Legacy

“Pelanty, ref!”- football players and supporters. I grew up in Northern Ireland and am a football geek. My Dad played football, I played football, my friends played football and my brothers played football. That quadruple also watch football week in, week out. A few years back I cracked the 501 not out for attendance at Read more about Visiting The Home of the Penalty Kick: Milford, County Armagh, Northern Ireland – William McCrum’s Legacy[…]

Sunday’s Inspiration: Why Did I Ever Ever Travel?

“Where do you go? Buttoned in your favourite coat, stepping out to a different world. And you might be home late.”- Ocean Colour Scene. Aged 17 I flicked through the CDs in His Master’s Voice record shop in Belfast city, the Northern Irish passion-drenched capital. Imagine the thrill of it all. Life was amazing. I Read more about Sunday’s Inspiration: Why Did I Ever Ever Travel?[…]

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Golf in Las Vegas and My Love for The Masters in Augustus

Perhaps unknown to some of my followers down the years is that I actually like golf! As a kid it was always my second sport behind football. Northern Ireland is famous for golfers, we have had 3 world champions and a further 4 golfers in the world’s top 10s down the years – Rory McIlroy, Read more about Golf in Las Vegas and My Love for The Masters in Augustus[…]

501 Not Out: Football Nomad On Tour. My Story Attending Over 500 Matches Around the World.

I did an unintentional “Brian Lara”. 501 NOT OUT OK it’s a milestone but when you get to the facts, it’s nothing special. Here’s why – I have to be honest here and admit that even this figure of 501 NOT OUT (whether astounding or not) could and should have been much more sensational and Read more about 501 Not Out: Football Nomad On Tour. My Story Attending Over 500 Matches Around the World.[…]

Getting Naked Again: Nude Yoga With Veronika in London, England

Getting Naked Again: Nude Yoga With Veronika in London, England

There are many ways to deal with depression and fear. So many people that contacted me suggested yoga and meditation in the last 6 months as I have been battling depression and suicidal thoughts. I was recommended meditation centres in Poland, Germany and India. I had tried yoga in India before on my travels and Read more about Getting Naked Again: Nude Yoga With Veronika in London, England[…]

Irish Dancing in Gdańsk with Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach

Irish Dancing in Gdańsk, Poland with Animus Saltandi and Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach

“Tell me ma when I go home, the boys won’t leave the girls alone” – my favourite Irish Folk Song. This is probably one of the least expected posts on here, of all time. Here I am living in Gdańsk, Poland. It seems ridiculous enough, as I only came here for a week! I have been Read more about Irish Dancing in Gdańsk, Poland with Animus Saltandi and Dziewczyna w żółtych Spodniach[…]

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