Hello, and welcome to my blog! Thanks for coming. What you’ll find below if the tale of my life since 2005, as I saw it at the time. It tells the story of my travels, including crashing hot air balloons, being head-butted by cows, interviewing rock stars, getting engaged and strolling around East Asian beaches covered in oddly tinged mud (see right!). It also delves into my burgeoning writing career, takes a sidelong glance at my ‘day job’ teaching EFL, and covers countless other topics along the way. Why? When I’m old and senile, I want to be able to look back and remember the chaotic beauty of the cultures I’ve enjoyed, and the things I’ve done. This new incarnation contains all the old content, but with new and improved comment functions, a more interactive element and a whole lot more accompanying pictures. I’d love to hear from any of my readers, and I’ll do my best to make it as lively and hopefully as life changing as the older version! Stay tuned..

Ireland – August 2009- present:

& France, Germany, Greece, Portugal, Turkey, Belgium, Luxembourg, UK and USA.

El Salvador – October/ November 2012:

Kenya & Tanzania – December 2011/ January 2012:

India & Nepal – Summer 2009:

Ireland – September 2008- May 2009 (the first time):

& Spain, Germany & Lithuania

South Korea – April 2007 to October 2008:

& Japan, Taiwan, North Korea and China.


Full Travel Map:

Full Country List:

Countries visited so far: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, North Korea, Portugal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA, Vatican City (34).



1 Comment

  1. Hi everyone, welcome to the new format of my blog – it’s still under development, but running things on my writing platform should allow me to do all the things that the dated old platform on getjealous prevented me from doing. Stay tuned for the transfer of everything from the old blog, as well as some snazzy new travel maps, plenty of extra pictures and, hopefully, a general all round improvement with lots of interactive stuff to keep things lively.

    The new set up also means you can comment individually on every post on the blog, so I’m hoping it’ll make things a little more interactive, too – the old ‘messageboard’ function wasn’t really working out. As an added bonus, you’ll also have a section of my published writing on the same site. peruse away!



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