15 Years Ago This Month: Front Page Of The Times – I Work In Bite Communications

“You’re getting off at Ravenscourt Park for Bite Communications” – Jonny Blair (2007). Whether the high flying life of London city and the world of PR was for me or not is history’s garbage tin. It was 15 years ago this month, I softly slipped away from the world of office work and the bright Read more about 15 Years Ago This Month: Front Page Of The Times – I Work In Bite Communications[…]

Red Hot Media Sellers – Bite Communications

Red Hot Media Sellers – Bite Communications

Here is the song I wrote and sang to the tune of The Red Hot Chili Peppers song ‘Californication’ in June 2007, just before leaving my PR job in Bite Communications. Red Hot Media Sellers – Bite Communications(lyrics Jonny Scott Blair 2007) Moving up to London to the world of Public Relations Journalists from papers Read more about Red Hot Media Sellers – Bite Communications[…]

15 Years Of Don't Stop Living: Every Blog Post 2007 - 2022!!

15 Years Of Don’t Stop Living: Every Blog Post 2007 – 2022!!

“God damn right – it’s a beautiful day” – The Eels. Well that crept up fast. FIFTEEN FUCKING YEARS passed you and I nonchalantly by, for better or worse. “And on the streets tonight, an old man prays with newspaper cuttings of his glory days” – Nick Wire. (“And on the streets tonight, an old Read more about 15 Years Of Don’t Stop Living: Every Blog Post 2007 – 2022!![…]

My Latest Book: I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody – How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland

“I want to dance with somebody” – Whitney Houston. I am proud to announce that my latest book, I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody is now on sale!! Following my “Backpacking Centurion” series, this next book, “I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody”, is the story of how I ended up in Poland. My “Backpacking Centurion” Read more about My Latest Book: I Went To Gdańsk With Somebody – How A Northern Irishman Ended Up In Poland[…]

Podcasting Travel Writer: The Best Podcasts I Have Been On

On this post, I am including some of the best Podcasts I have done through the years. I am not including online videos, radio interviews, television interviews or speeches at events. These are just the actual Podcasts which can be downloaded and listened to. Most of them are still online and I have placed the Read more about Podcasting Travel Writer: The Best Podcasts I Have Been On[…]

My Book Is Out! Backpacking Centurion - A Northern Irishman's Journey Through 100 Countries Volume 1 - Don't Look Back In Bangor

My Book Is Out! Backpacking Centurion – A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back In Bangor

Today, September 12th 2020 is finally the day when the first volume of my book series, Backpacking Centurion, sees the light of day. It is for sale from various different outlets around the world. My Book Is Out! Backpacking Centurion – A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back In Bangor. Read more about My Book Is Out! Backpacking Centurion – A Northern Irishman’s Journey Through 100 Countries Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back In Bangor[…]

Backpacking Centurion Volume 2 – Lands Down Under – FINALLY Released 7th September 2020

Backpacking Centurion Volume 2 – Lands Down Under – FINALLY Released 7th September 2020

Backpacking Centurion Volume 2 – Lands Down Under – FINALLY Released 7th September 2020 The 7th September 2005 was a day to remember for the Northern Ireland football team. By no mere coincidence, and five years later than billed, and fifteen years after the Healy74, on the 7th September 2020, I finally release the second Read more about Backpacking Centurion Volume 2 – Lands Down Under – FINALLY Released 7th September 2020[…]

Jonny Blair on the John Freakin Muir Podcast

The John Freakin Muir Podcast: Backpacking Centurion Exclusive, Lock In Lee, Broccoli Farming and Antarctica

Aside from my shelved (and in many ways flopped) radio career, doing podcasts and radio interviews became a new trend on my backpacking adventures. Each time I have been featured on a Podcast has been highly enjoyable and each one was very very different. I am featured this week on the fantastic John Freakin’ Muir Read more about The John Freakin Muir Podcast: Backpacking Centurion Exclusive, Lock In Lee, Broccoli Farming and Antarctica[…]