Working Wednesdays - Managing a rock band! I managed the Waves in 2006 and we toured Bournemouth, Poole, Southampton and London!

Glory Days Loyal: March 2008 All Blog Posts

By March 2008, my broken leg bone hat-trick was beginning to heal and though I didn’t travel much, I was in two countries that month – England and Northern Ireland. I made plans to visit Scotland again in May 2008. I had started to backdate and document my life in more detail by now. As Read more about Glory Days Loyal: March 2008 All Blog Posts[…]

A Bad End To 2007: Footloose and Legless

Glory Days Loyal: February 2008 All Blog Posts

It was in February 2008 that I started to reminisce a lot more and write about glory days, some of these posts were written from memory, many of them them simply from my handwritten diary. Notably I covered a family holiday to Afandou in Greece, where my Dad wrote a poem/song to sing to us Read more about Glory Days Loyal: February 2008 All Blog Posts[…]

Glory Days Loyal: January 2008 All Blog Posts

Glory Days Loyal: January 2008 All Blog Posts

“Footloose and fancy free, she comes to rescue me” – Kurt Nilsen. At the start of 2008, I had a broken leg and was housebound. I actually spent most of those days studying and watching Michael Palin DVDs of his global travels. I was preparing myself for bigger and better travels once my leg had Read more about Glory Days Loyal: January 2008 All Blog Posts[…]

Glory Days Loyal: 2007 All Blog Posts

Glory Days Loyal: 2007 All Blog Posts

“Where it began, woo oh oh oh” – Neil Diamond. Where it began, I know. It began in Toronto in Canada. An unlikely city to inspiring a nomadic Ulsterman’s whackpacking writing dream. It all began in Toronto in September 2001 when I spied the words “DON’T STOP LIVING” on a High School Wall. Nobody else Read more about Glory Days Loyal: 2007 All Blog Posts[…]

Glory Days Loyal: December 2007 All Blog Posts

Glory Days Loyal: December 2007 All Blog Posts

December 2007 was a bit of an odd time for me. Having been really busy in November 2007, December was where it all went wrong. I headed on a rare night out at Christmas to party in the Old Firestation Nightclub in Bournemouth, Dorset, England. It was on that night in this nightclub that I Read more about Glory Days Loyal: December 2007 All Blog Posts[…]

Sweden away in 2007 - a superb 1-1 draw

Glory Days Loyal: November 2007 All Blog Posts

It was in November 2007, my fourth month as a travel blogger that something odd happened. I stopped blogging. That month only has TWO blog posts, yes crazy. The reason for this is very simple. I had just returned to Bournemouth after a long time travelling and I spent 2-3 weeks in a temporary flat Read more about Glory Days Loyal: November 2007 All Blog Posts[…]

Backpacking Iceland Geysir

Glory Days Loyal: October 2007 All Blog Posts

In my ongoing Glory Days Loyal series, October 2007 was my third month as a travel blog and to be honest, I realised at the time that it was easy and no effort. Before I even had my travel blog, I was writing everything anyway. Now I had an online written document and I was Read more about Glory Days Loyal: October 2007 All Blog Posts[…]

Glory Days Loyal: September 2007 All Blog Posts

Glory Days Loyal: September 2007 All Blog Posts

“Pass my bag but I picked up my bra, yes I knew that you wanted me” – Louise Wener. Continuing my “Glory Days Loyal” series, September 2007 was the first full month that the blog was online. I was still travelling and tried to write and upload one post per day, but this was definitely Read more about Glory Days Loyal: September 2007 All Blog Posts[…]

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