A Kayaking Adventure

This weekend was the Taste of Adventure weekend organised by Adventure Sligo. It was the chance to try one of the many adventures we have here in Sligo from horse-riding to hiking, surfing to sailing and everything in between. I chose to go out on a kayak trip of Lough Gill with Sligo Kayak Tours.... Continue Reading →

Upon your arrival in Enniscrone

So the the big yoke has landed, not quite on time and not quite in one piece (her wings are missing) but she's there ready for the next stage. People are arriving in their masses to come and have a look. Never has such a buzz been seen in the North West of Ireland. I'm... Continue Reading →

Discovering the Blueway

I had a wonderful day today in lovely Leitrim. The Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival was running this weekend and today there was a chance to discover the Blueway by bike, stand up paddle or canoe. The Blueway is a fantastic idea. It's the first of its kind in Ireland gives people the chance to¬†explore the... Continue Reading →

Cycling on Water

Today Lucy and I went to The Grass Roof Cafe in Rossinver, Co. Leitrim for a wonderful lunch (more about that in another blog). On the way home we took a drive to Glencar Waterfall. On the drive home I saw a man cycling a bike on Glencar Lake....yes you read right he was cycling... Continue Reading →

The Middle Aged Adventurer

Back on a dull, dark day in January I was invited along to the Hawk's Well Theatre in Sligo to have a chat about possibly having a photography exhibition there. I was thrilled to be asked! The exhibition was to be landscape images of the North West and with the help of my friend Heidi... Continue Reading →

Meandering along the Moy

Yesterday I headed to Ballina, Co. Mayo to go kayaking with David from Paddle and Pedal. To be honest I was a bit apprehensive as the first time I went kayaking I was rubbish - also as you know if you are a regular reader I'm not very coordinated at all. So I did warn... Continue Reading →

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