Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Lot To Do About Nothing…

So there I was, driving in to O’Connell Bridge to jump into the cold, greeny Liffey for Cystic Fibrosis.. I was dreading every second as the taxi brought me closer to having to jump off that big, high, stone bridge.  I’d grabbed a cab into the city, rather than take the car, because I had every intention of Continue reading

Swimming Up A Mountain..

The beautiful mineral blue waters of Lake Cummeenoughter have fascinated me for many years, ever since I spotted the corrie lake on one of my first hikes up Carrauntoohil with mountain ‘mentor’, Irish adventurer Pat Falvey. Depending on light and conditions I have seen the lake sparkling emerald green, deep cobalt blue, and ominously Continue reading

The “Who’s Allowed To Love Who?” Debate 

I never ‘got’ the marriage thing to be honest. As a kid, I was never drawing bridesmaids dresses in my copy books at school, it was usually horses or flowers, and sometimes castles. As a teenager I never yearned to sign a contract binding myself to another person and it may sound selfish, but I never felt the need to share my bank account. I did get engaged once, briefly, but Continue reading

Highest Swim in Ireland 

I love mountains and I love to swim, but I rarely get to combine the two – until now.

I don’t consider myself a great swimmer, but when I start thinking about my watery moments, I’m suprised to see how much a part of me they are.

  I’m not a great swimmer but I swim a great deal.

The Eastern Bay Swimming Club take to the sea at High Rock Malahide every Sunday at noon, and I join them when I can. This year I’ve been feeling Continue reading

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