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 idiots. 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 but were born outside Northern Ireland. B internationals, under 21s Read more about Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad[…]

Countries That Have Won The World Cup

Today I thought I would publish a list of countries that have won the World Cup since the official FIFA tournament began in 1930. Down the years I have been to 4 World Cups, not including the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland. I actually attended quite a few Milk Cups from around 1992 – 1997, Read more about Countries That Have Won The World Cup[…]

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