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I came back to Ireland in the middle of my American road trip to sort out some loose ends.  Enevitably I got delayed so I need a project.  I’m not arty in any way and I have very little patience …

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Ireland is so much more than green fields and wet cloudy summers.  We are taxed to an inch of our life and get nothing in return.  We pay as much as the Scandinavian countries yet they have the best services …

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Overseas a lot of trivia quizzes ask the question “what is the capital of Texas”? you would be surprised how many get it wrong.  Austin is the state capital and is also the 2nd largest state capital in the US. …

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Nestled off the highway 42 miles outside of Austin between Austin, San Antonio, Houston & Bryan/College Station lies a little town called Smithville which I found completely by accident due to a headache.  It is located in historic central Texas, and is one of …

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Rodeo Houston – Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, also called Rodeo Houston or abbreviated HLSR, is the world’s largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition. It also includes one of the richest regular-season rodeo events. It is considered Houston‘s signature event.  With attendances at over 2.5 million you can …

 

Houston Texas USA

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the Texans are probably the most hospitable of all Americans. Having a Texan for a friend makes you a lucky person.

 

Madrid

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We arrived in Madrid on a warm November day.  A bunch of my friends go away together for a weekend in Europe every November, its a tradition now, no kids and a different city for the last 12 years.  This …

 

Prague November 2014 – Planning stages

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this trip is different than my usual in that I have to choose a city for up to 30 ish people.  Criteria “Pick a city in Europe where both Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly direct from Dublin, therefore keeping the …

 

Very itchy feet, time for a change, Road Trip 2014 continues

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Anytime I’m bored or cannot make a decision with my life I head to the airport.  Today is no exception.  I woke up this morning with that old familiar feeling of where to next and called the airport and booked …

 

I Am So Bloody Blonde

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After all the a lady approached me and informed me that they are with a show very similar to Candid Camera on Turner broadcasting network and I was brilliant in that I fell hook line and sinker.