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Sunday's Inspiration: The Street I Grew Up on, 35 Years Later

Sunday’s Inspiration: The Street I Grew Up on, 35 Years Later

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“Take me back to the town where I was born, because I’m tired of being a stranger and I’m miles from home. We can hide by a lonely windowpane. We can walk the streets of my life while they still remain.” – Noel …

Visiting the World’s Biggest and Best Titanic Museum: Titanic Belfast, Northern Ireland

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There are so many myths about the ill-fated supership The Titanic over the years, that the only place to get the real story, the truth behind this incredible ship is to return to the place where it was built. The …

Working Wednesdays: Being Part of a Focus Group in Northern Ireland

Working Wednesdays: Being Part of a Focus Group in Northern Ireland

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If you’ve followed the blog from the early days, you’ll know I covered my job history on here as I did it, especially the farming and bar work. Yet the Working Wednesdays feature still has at least 50 jobs I’ve …

Watching Northern Ireland Bate The Faroe Islands 3-1 in Torshavn and Go Top of the Group

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“Teenage dreams so hard to bate” – The Undertones It wasn’t Fearghal Sharkey, Norman Whiteside or Colin Clarke that got me into supporting Northern Ireland. It was my Dad. My Dad, Joe Blair is a veteran of over 200 Northern …

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Coffee Shops in North Down, Northern Ireland

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Thirsty Thursdays comes from North Down in Northern Ireland today, so it does. Northern Ireland punches above its weight time and time again. And I mean in the metaphorical sense, not just in boxing (though the likes of McGuigan and …

Backpacking in Podjistan: Top 6 Sights in Four Gables

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The Peoples Republic of Podjistan is a tiny country, landlocked within Northern Ireland. My tour to this remote zone was an “access all areas” complete guide to this wacky country that is often forgotten and unknown in the tourism circles. …

World Borders: How to Get From Northern Ireland to the Peoples Republic of Podjistan

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My fascination for unknown and un-ventured countries continued this week as I headed to the Peoples Republic of Podjistan. This is a tiny country which is landlocked by Northern Ireland, itself governed by the United Kingdom. An enigma in itself, …

Backpacking in the People’s Republic of Podjistan: All You Need to Know About This Wacky Country

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“Move closer, set my mind on fire” – Tim Wheeler. The People’s Republic of Podjistan, which can be shortened to Podjistan is a self declared mini-country which is landlocked within Northern Ireland. This is a truly wacky place and one …

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