Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days

I often dwell on my days spent on England’s South Coast. It’s a beautiful part of the world and having spent 6 years in Bournemouth and Poole, it’s a place I get sentimental about. I return these days on average about once a year, normally to coincide it with a trip to Dean Court to Read more about Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days[…]

Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Hampshire

When I look back at my time living in Bournemouth, I have fond memories of my travels to nearby parts of England. Most of these places I have yet to write about and after my recent post on backpacking in Poole, it’s time for another one. I toured Devon, Hampshire, Sussex, Dorset and much further Read more about Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Hampshire[…]

Ash Live in Southampton – Tim Wheeler Shouts “We´re Not Brazil, We´re Northern Ireland”

Ash are one of my favourite bands of all time, not just because they are Northern Irish I hasten to add, because their songs are intelligent, emotional and I can relate to them. Back in early 1996 I first heard them interviewed on Radio Ulster around the time of the “Goldfinger” single and 1977 album Read more about Ash Live in Southampton – Tim Wheeler Shouts “We´re Not Brazil, We´re Northern Ireland”[…]

Hong Kong Army Alfred! Southampton FA Cup Final Day (May 2006)

I had been to Southampton a few times, sometimes to fly from the airport back to George Best Belfast City. Other times, as band manager of the waves, I had been to rehearsals and gigs there. It is a big city, and much less busy than London. It was only a matter of time before Read more about Hong Kong Army Alfred! Southampton FA Cup Final Day (May 2006)[…]

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