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October 22, 2014

Top 5 Lakes in Connemara / 'Lacs du Connemara'

The best lakes in Connemara as told by someone who lives here and has been in and on most of them.


October 16, 2014

Adventure Summit and Open water swimming

Catch up on Adventure travel and plans for the coming week. Involving Mountain running and the great outdoors.


October 1, 2014

September where did you go?

Racing, Adventure travel, Skydiving and kayaking.


September 10, 2014

Autumn has arrived

Camping in castles, Living in Domes and stunning skies


August 21, 2014

Gaelforce West and Kayaking down the Shannon

The craziness of a Gaelforce West Adventure race and the joys and relaxation of Paddling down the river Shannon


August 6, 2014

Where did August come from?

Quiet week in August but we are still keeping busy.


July 29, 2014

Instructor in World Championships

Sarah Sharpe one of our resident Kiwis with a guest entry as to her World Championship plans in September


July 17, 2014

Why we love our little part of Ireland

Why do we live here and what is the attraction of Leenane


July 8, 2014

Busy July

Donegal, Kayaking, running and anything else we can fit in!!


June 18, 2014

Updates on Summer living

Summer living, barbeques, #18summit challenge


May 26, 2014

Training for #18summits

Why I am running


May 14, 2014

Two weeks of Fun

Things breaking , adventure racing and fun times


May 1, 2014

Climbing in the Atlas mountains in Morocco

Mountaineering in Morrocco and surfing on the West Coast


April 16, 2014

Kitesurfing, Training and Parillia

Weekend kite surfing lesson and my experiments with running and welding.


April 2, 2014

Running and Snow boarding

Snowboarding in Chamonix and running in Connemara


March 19, 2014

Wild Atlantic way adventures

Wild Atlantic way what it is. Plus inspiration needed for naming of run and talking to schools on Greenland


March 12, 2014

First week of March

Good start to the month, Patricks weekend and new toys


February 19, 2014

Education and Character building in the outdoors

What are the benifits to a child from being taken into the outdoor environment.


February 12, 2014

Guest Entry 'Jamie Young'

This is an articel I found in my online archives, written by Jamie Young on his return from his 'Icekites' expedition to the south pole.  I think it is a interesting piece on 


February 5, 2014

Moving boats and Valentines day ideas

The lift outof the Killary flyer and all the fun we had.


January 30, 2014

Challenges for the new year

Start to follow Jamie and Shane as they plan their respective challenges for the new year and all that awaits.


January 24, 2014

My Early January

Swimming, Yacht rescue and Hills


January 2, 2014

2013 Good and Bad

My top 5 Good and Bad times of 2013.


December 18, 2013

Battening down the hatches

Storms and damage in Killary.


December 11, 2013

Winter blues

Wild Atlantic way is starting and the death of a great man.


December 10, 2013

''Rewild the child'' an article from the Guardian

This is a really good article in which the author George Monbiot has done a lot of reasearch on the theories involved.  It supports a lot of what we see ourselves in the field in Killary, if you have young kids and have a few minutes then it is we


November 27, 2013

Required reading

A list of some of my favourite adventure books.


November 19, 2013

The musings of a man

Kayaking, Cold weather and cycling