Backpacking In England: Playing Footgolf⚽️⛳ In Whitley Bay

Backpacking In England: Playing Footgolf⚽️⛳ In Whitley Bay

Backpacking In England: Playing Footgolf⚽️⛳ In Whitley Bay Have you ever heard of Footgolf? Now you have. It’s a mixture of football and golf. 😂⚽️⛳And I played it in Whitley Bay with famous Rafał Kowalczyk aka Big Bird. We were backpacking and overlanding here and we came across this by accident. What Is Footgolf? Exactly Read more about Backpacking In England: Playing Footgolf⚽️⛳ In Whitley Bay[…]

My New Football Book: ChampIAN STEWARTnova - Following the Northern Ireland Football Team 1980 - 2009

My book ChampIAN STEWARTnova Was Stolen

November 2022 was the scheduled release of a 42 year in making book, my epic ChampIAN STEWARTnova. Following the Northern Ireland football team 1980-2009. In true irony, the only parts of that book that remain in full are the only TWO parts NOT done by me. 1.The cover art and design. I have them on Read more about My book ChampIAN STEWARTnova Was Stolen[…]

Backpacking in Mauritania: Riding The Iron Ore Train From Choum to Nouadhibou

“Runaway train never going back. Wrong way on a one way track” – Soul Asylum. Having watched many Michael Palin documentaries down the years, I always envied his journeys. He did them in mostly pre-internet days. Back thence, visas were tough and we needed to be embassy-loyal. Booking accommodation could, at best, be organised by Read more about Backpacking in Mauritania: Riding The Iron Ore Train From Choum to Nouadhibou[…]

This Travel Blog, Don’t Stop Living is Fifteen Years Old Today!!

** Don’t Stop Living is Fifteen Years Old Today!! ** “Where were you while we were getting high?” – Noel Gallagher. On the 27th August 2007, I wrote the first ever blog post on Don’t Stop Living, here it is. The photo above was also the first ever photo to grace that travel blog. It Read more about This Travel Blog, Don’t Stop Living is Fifteen Years Old Today!![…]

25 Years Ago Today – Be Here Now: Was There Then, The Album That Defined My Youth

“An extraordinary guy can never have an ordinary day” – Noel Gallagher. The truth is that I have been way too busy to actually write this blog post! I am brimming with ideas and I was meant to post this on the EXACT 25 year anniversary of the epic album “Be Here Now” being released. Read more about 25 Years Ago Today – Be Here Now: Was There Then, The Album That Defined My Youth[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney

First things first – Alderney is a pure fire gem. That much I know. Some 200-ish countries into my zany escapade around the world and it takes a lot to impress me now. But Alderney 🇬🇬 had it. It is an unbelievably satisfying place. From riding the country’s epic railway line, to nights on the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Sunday Lunch At The Blonde Hedgehog, Saint Anne, Alderney[…]

Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island

Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island

“By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl calling” – The Dubliners. There has been something really weird and odd that has happened to me a few times on my journeys. Life has been really crazy how it all worked out for me – tying up loose ends, fool circles / full circles Read more about Backpacking in South Africa: Touring The Lonely Prison On Robben Island[…]