I love my body. Not in a vain, narcissistic way – but with amazement at the body’s ability to cope with everything life throws at it, and just keep on giving. This moment of introspection doesn’t follow any mad achievement or record-breaking feat. It follows a trip to the physio and the news that I’ve strained my Continue reading
After flying across Norway by dog-sled and snow mobile, we camped out on a frozen lake and finally our hunt paid off….the Aurora came and danced all night…
Hi there fellow adventurists. My recent article in Outsider Magazine has set my phone and email buzzing with inquiries about my trip to Norway last year to hunt the Aurora by Husky dog sled and camp out on a frozen lake. I went in February with www.extremeireland.ie so you’ve picked the right time of year to start thinking about it. A year hasn’t dimmed Continue reading
After winning an adventure award from Outsider Magazine, I’m newly motivated to ‘Get off The Couch’ in the New Year. In fact I’m not waiting until then – I’m going ‘wild’ swimming with the High Rock swimmers in Malahide on Stephen’s Day, and climbing at Awesome Walls in Finglas the day after. I’m also re-examining my diet, on Diet Dayz, here on the site.
Fair play to Morning Ireland, they gave a great ‘shout out’ to us ‘outsider’ types as we gathered for what turned out to be a brilliant social event at The Grand Social. I certainly lost a few pounds dancing into the early hours of the morning!
There were icy tales of thrilling drama from Mike O’Shea and Dr Clare O’Leary, newly returned from their successful trip across the North Patagonian ice-cap; and John O’Regan probably got the essence of why we were all there, in just one sentence.
Thanks to Alan Rowlette for the pix.