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Quorn & Linda McCartney go Vegan

Something that made leaving the tranquil beaches of Asia behind and heading back west a little more bearable, was the fact that both Quorn and Linda McCartney have introduced new vegan lines into their ‘ready made’ ranges. This was such a welcome surprise to me and to (I’m sure) the 500,000 other plant-based eaters in the… Continue reading Quorn & Linda McCartney go Vegan

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A Stroll through Midleton

Since arriving in Ireland, just over 3 weeks ago, Kerry and I have been staying in a town called Midleton. Literally meaning ‘middle town’ in English, it sits 10 miles between both Cork City and Youghal. Steeped in rich history Midleton can trace its roots back to the Norman invasion of 1180 and it took… Continue reading A Stroll through Midleton

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The End of an Era

I am very swiftly approaching the end of my current chapter. Having spent the last 2 years and 7 months travelling, living life as a wandering nomad across Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia and limited parts of Europe, it’ll soon be time to go home and back to reality. Do I want to go home?… Continue reading The End of an Era

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Ballinacurra Graveyard

Not far from where Kerry and I are staying in Midleton, lay the ruins of an old Church of Ireland parish church and graveyard. Circa 1525-1575 what remains of the church is pretty scarce, but the head stones that are scattered throughout the cemetery are in relatively good condition, many are readable and a few… Continue reading Ballinacurra Graveyard

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A Day in Malaga: A Brief Food & Travel Guide

Málaga….I couldn’t imagine a better city to end my Spanish adventure in! Fun, vibrant, cultural, historic, full of amazing food, quaint back streets and sunshine. Honestly I couldn’t have asked for anything more… except maybe a little more time to explore the city. Kerry and I arrived in Málaga late Tuesday morning. Our Alsa bus departed the… Continue reading A Day in Malaga: A Brief Food & Travel Guide

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Torrevieja Travel Guide

Having spent 4 weeks in the bustling town of Torrevieja on the eastern Spanish coast, I can honestly say I fell in love. Only an hour south of Alicante, Torrevieja has a welcoming vibe, clean beaches and a wide esplanade with bars and restaurants. The town has many cool, quirky stores, lots of sports bars… Continue reading Torrevieja Travel Guide

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Falling Asleep to the Sound of the Ocean

Last night I fell asleep to the sound of the ocean. It was just a You Tube video, but it was still perfect; peaceful, soothing, serene and it brought back a million memories that swept over me as my breath softened and my eyes gently closed. A real sense of calm overcame me and it… Continue reading Falling Asleep to the Sound of the Ocean