Lithuania Away: My First Trip Abroad in 19 Months

“I used to think that the day would never come” – New Order. When I flew from Amsterdam Schiphol till Warszawa Chopin airport on the 22nd of February 2020, I had no idea that it would be 19 months before my next trip abroad. That Amsterdam flight was part of a triple connection from Cape Read more about Lithuania Away: My First Trip Abroad in 19 Months[…]

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY NORTHERN IRELAND

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY NORTHERN IRELAND!

HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY NORTHERN IRELAND. “Century is what it meant to me”. “Reality reflection”. 3rd May 1921 – 3rd May 2021. #norniron #northernireland NORTHERN IRELAND is almost 100. As the clock strikes midnight tonight in Belfast City, (my breath thefter capital) this country becomes 100 years old. I know from my travels that, not everyone Read more about HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY NORTHERN IRELAND![…]

Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia

Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia

“I come from a land down under” – Men At Work. I have been to Australia in 4 different calendar years, in three of those I lived there, mostly in Poatina or Parramatta. In two of those, I watched Northern Irish footballer Terry McFlynn ply his trade for Sydney FC, where he became a fans Read more about Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia[…]

15 Bars With Interesting Quirky Records I Was In

“Spend your nightlife table hopping, trying to keep your bag of bones in trim” – Noel Gallagher. When travel used to be a thing, I loved the thrill of it all. I loved the crazy stuff, I needed even the sorrow amidst all that. The unrecognised countries, the secrets, the wacaday museums, the sadness at Read more about 15 Bars With Interesting Quirky Records I Was In[…]

Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid

Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid

“It’s a weird and wonderful world if you come from Wimbledon” – John Motson. Being in lockdown and not having travelled to ANY new city/town/village in 13 months now, and no new countries or even a leaval of this country (Poland) has certainly given me time to release 4 books (a fifth one is almost Read more about Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid[…]

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

“Here am I. Going nowhere on a train. Here am I. Growing older in the rain” – Noel Gallagher. I broke 5 records today in my adult lifetime. Incredible!! Poland is the winner, it has beaten Australia and previously Northern Ireland as the longest time I have spent in one country as an adult. 22nd Read more about Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country[…]

Backpacking in Bulgaria: Videos From Sofia, The Capital

Down the years I have lost hundreds of photos and videos. It simply happens when you travel hardcore. I have lost cameras, broken cameras but the main company to blame is Apple computers. They basically lost most of my photos that I have lost in life. Some countries did worse than others. So much so Read more about Backpacking in Bulgaria: Videos From Sofia, The Capital[…]

Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad

Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad

I tried to add this one to Wikipedia but it was rejected as they didn’t believe me. Wikipedia are stuck up in their own ego thinking they know better than everyone else. So I’ll post it here instead. This is a list of Northern Ireland international footballers who have represented Northern Ireland/Ireland (the 1880 original Ireland) at full level Read more about Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad[…]

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