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An Outsider’s Perspective on the Polish Presidential Election

Elections always bring out the wackiest individuals. In our last presidential elections, Ireland has had Eurovision singers, former terrorists, double-dealing businessmen, poets, all and sundry vie for the title. I’m not sure whether to be relieved or worried that Poland … Continue reading

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How to Stop Worrying and Avoid Rockfall: The Rout(e)

So we’d drifted off to prepare ourselves for the coming trial and prepared to sleep. Except to be awoken again and again by the lovely sound of rocks moving and rockfall further off. I don’t think we slept much, just … Continue reading

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Back to Reality

Well it’s been quite a long hiatus from the blog but I owed it to myself to get at least one final post in before 2015 makes an appearance and we bid adieu to yet another year! Already owe an … Continue reading

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Kick off for Kilimanjaro.

Well all, the time has come, the moment I’ve been waiting for, for quite some time. I’m getting ready to go eat prior to heading to Dublin airport for the first leg of my journey towards Tanzania to climb Mount … Continue reading

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Causing Carnage and Chaos in a Covert Canyon

Well there hasn’t been too many noteworthy events as I turn into my last week in Switzerland. Had my ups and downs over the last couple of weeks (mostly visa related!) but overall it has been a blast. Enjoyed myself … Continue reading

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First Leads on Rock. Dún Séanna/Dunshean Head.

So I felt this merited a little post of it’s own. I’ve been swapping in and out of these kinda writings where I focus either on a trip as a whole or those class days where a route or journey … Continue reading

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