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Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Using Lonely Planet Guides on Your Travels

If you have followed my journey the last 10 years on here, you will know that I love to be the tourist, every day of my life. I am a very spontaneous tourist who ventures anywhere and everywhere I can. “If it exists as a place, I’ll go there” – Jonny Blair. I am a Read more about Tuesday’s Travel Essentials: Using Lonely Planet Guides on Your Travels[…]

Introducing My New Blog: Northern Irishman in Poland, Połnocny Irlandcyzk w Polsce

Life changed for me and I introduce something new today. This blog might give advice on visas and tourist tips, but basically it is me telling my life story. There has been a progression on here, the first post on this site was officially published on 27th August 2007, the second post was on Toronto, the Read more about Introducing My New Blog: Northern Irishman in Poland, Połnocny Irlandcyzk w Polsce[…]

Don't Stop Living returns in August 2017

Limited Edition: Don’t Stop Living Returns For One Month – August 2017

Realistically this blog ended 12 months ago. Depression hit me hard and deep and I have been suicidal every day since. Life has been tough, hard to explain to others. Nothing worked. Medication, meditation, travelling, settling, psychiatrists, psychologists – they were all useless and probably aided my depression rather than decreased it. In December 2016, Read more about Limited Edition: Don’t Stop Living Returns For One Month – August 2017[…]

Studying Saturdays: Backpacking Centurion In The Grammarian, Bangor, Northern Ireland

The Latest Saga on my TWO Books: “1 – Backpacking Centurion” and “2 – Seek Well”

** This post is dedicated to Lance Queens, a friend I met only a few times in life but a man who spoke his mind, respected me, gave me support in depression, and every second of his life he supported the Cherries (AFC Bournemouth). We enjoyed a climb up the divisions together, 4th Div to Read more about The Latest Saga on my TWO Books: “1 – Backpacking Centurion” and “2 – Seek Well”[…]

The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts

The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts

“You’ll never change what’s been and gone” – Noel Gallagher. I have tried to explain my depression to thousands of people over the last 13 months and still the only person who gets it and understands it is ME. It is frustrating but good that I know who I am and I won’t change for Read more about The Reason For My 13 Months of Depression and Daily Suicidal Thoughts[…]

Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs

Sometimes, I need to take a break from travel completely and I guess I generally do that on my trips home to Northern Ireland, despite my 2014 Northern Ireland tour. When I return to my sensational Northern Irish homeland, one star of my show was never given much publicity on here – my family’s dog Read more about Our Family Dog: Rocky and His New Pure Dog Food, Perfect for Picky and Sensitive Dogs[…]