An Irish Wedding in Borris, Ireland July 16th 2017 In mid-July my friend and colleague Anja and I were invited to our colleague John’s wedding in Ireland. I had worked with John in Singapore for a year, and since for a few months it had only been the two of us in the office, with Ben joining us a bit later, we had become friends. I was happy to be invited to his wedding. John is half-German and half-Irish and had returned to Ireland from Singapo ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Carlow » Carlow Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
I started this blog in late 2007, before heading off to Australia for a hang gliding adventure. After my first solo flight in a hang glider all I wanted to do was fly as much as possible. I gave up my job as a human resources consultant and headed to Australia to live my dream of hang gliding. When I returned after four months, I wanted to build my life around the sport I loved so much, and I did. I was also determined to make it into the national hang gliding team and started flying competitions with only one year of flying experience.
My dream was shattered in earl... full info