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. This travel blog first went live online in August 2007, to be precise Monday 27th August 2007. In July 2007, I typed up the first blog posts (offline) and even before that, on the 16th May 2007, I booked 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[…]

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How To Work With Brands As A Blogger: Top 5 Tips

“You can have it all if you want” – NOT Stereophonefish. Being a veteran blogger doesn’t exactly excite me any more. All the cool stuff happened years ago. Days become mundane. I slept in over 1000 hotels, hostels and shacks on a wacaday journey. Bedhopping incites no love affairs. I was given guided tours of Read more about How To Work With Brands As A Blogger: Top 5 Tips[…]

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 - Don't Look Back in Bangor - FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020

“Although loneliness has always been a friend of mine, I’m leaving my life in your hands” – Backstreet Boys. The 25th June 1982 was a day to remember for the Northern Ireland football team. By no mere coincidence, and five years later than billed, on the 25th June 2020, I finally release the first volume Read more about Backpacking Centurion Volume 1 – Don’t Look Back in Bangor – FINALLY Released 25th June 2020[…]

Working Wednesdays: My First 5 Book Appearances

With the ongoing struggle to finally release my first solo printed book series (Backpacking Centurion), along the wayside, I forgot I already have appeared in 5 books. A hat-trick of E’s and a brace of printed ones. For today’s Working Wednesday, I thought I would put them all on one post. I have no idea Read more about Working Wednesdays: My First 5 Book Appearances[…]

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Coronavirus Chaos: Stay at Home, Stay Safe, Why Not Even Start a Blog?

“Always look on the bright side of life” – Eric Idle. Coronavirus is a hot topic. As a travel, football and mostly beer blogger, I rarely write about health matters away from depression and travel injections/medication. But today I felt like writing something about the Coronavirus as it is just too extreme now. The spread Read more about Coronavirus Chaos: Stay at Home, Stay Safe, Why Not Even Start a Blog?[…]

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Blogging Basics: Building Your Blog, Growing Your Audience, Gaining Traffic

It seems ridiculous to me now that I am a veteran blogger. Twelve years has passed by so quickly since Don’t Stop Living began shyly back in August 2007. It started as a way of moving my written diary (on paper) from my trips to the online diary. I had no idea that it would Read more about Blogging Basics: Building Your Blog, Growing Your Audience, Gaining Traffic[…]

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Live a Life of Freedom: Buy The Paradise Pack and Live a Life of Freedom

“Freed from desire. Mind and senses purified, freed from desire” – Gala. So if you clicked this, you will probably (hopefully) be thinking that you want to live a life of freedom. You might want to escape the mundaneness of a 9-5 job, living in the same old city, not seeing the world and life Read more about Live a Life of Freedom: Buy The Paradise Pack and Live a Life of Freedom[…]