Category Archives: Travel

Flying to Protest

[caption width="360" id="attachment_502" align="alignnone"] Dublin Airport before the sun rises[/caption] I'm typing this on a London bound flight. I've taken countless flights, but I've never done this before. I'm a little nervous, and a bit excited.  Over the last couple of months I've met and become friends with a bunch of new people, a ber…
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A Very Different Train Journey; Mattie’s Christmas

12 months ago the whole family enjoyed a Christmas steam train journey. It’s a fantastic trip organised by the Irish Train Preservation Society. Importantly at the end of the trip everyone gets to meet Santa. Last year Ben, our eldest son, had an absolute blast but in the middle of all of the excitement myself…
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Head Colds and Flying Don’t Mix

Don't do it. Just don't. It hurts far too much. Flying with a head cold can be really uncomfortable. If you've any tips on how to deal with it, then I'd love to hear them. It was two years ago and I was in Barcelona for work when I came down with a soar throat…
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Mattie’s Check Up Results

Tuesday 5th November I'd just sat down at the meeting, the first speaker had stood and was about to start talking when my phone buzzed. I'm away from home, in Israel attending a meeting for work while Emma and Mattie are back in hospital in Dublin for Mattie's check up. Waiting for news, when the…
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