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A week off work…

On Friday night, Northern Ireland lost 2-1 to Serbia in Belgrade. By my count, this is the first competitive game I’ve missed Northern Ireland play since October 2004 and frankly, I was gutted to not be there. The reason for not having a ticket relates to the rioting that the Serbia Support involved itself in … Continue reading

All Visa’ed up & ready to go!!

As I mentioned on a previous couple of blogs (Exciting News & Moving Dina) Dina has been offered a job with Herbert Smith in Belfast and we’ve been planning on her starting in April & moving over to Belfast. For around the past ten days she’s been in Atlanta in the USA sorting out her … Continue reading

How much use is an Ulster Bus in Fermanagh?

Today I came across an Ulster Unionist Youth survey of young people in Northern Ireland asking them about their priorities, so I decided I’d walk through it for a bit of a laugh & to get me thinking about what would matter to me most if I was still living back in Fermanagh. One of … Continue reading

Graduation Day!!

For the past four months I have been, along with my team, attending a training course which is intended to improve our ‘Consultancy’ skills. We covered things like creating proposals, improving presentation quality, managing groups of stakeholders & individual stakeholders as well. Over the course we had day long sessions (I had a couple in … Continue reading

What makes success??

Portadown FC are currently 7th of 12 in the Carling Premiership League (the top division in Northern Ireland). They’re 2 points behind the team in 6th with a game in hand (that game is against League leaders Linfield). The Carling Premiership is one of those leagues that has one of those irritating splits to ensure … Continue reading

Moving Dina

Last weekend, Dina & I headed over to Northern Ireland to do some house hunting in Belfast so that she’s got somewhere to live when her new job starts at the beginning of April. We flew over on the Thursday night & travelled to Mark’s place in Lurgan. So up on Friday morning, on the … Continue reading

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