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Belfast – years behind

The weekend just gone, I travelled over to Northern Ireland for the weekend – and a jolly time I had too! As Dina’s mother is in town, I arranged a guided tour of Stormont for the three of us on the Friday evening by Peter Weir, MLA for North Down. Peter is one of those … Continue reading

Doing your job, that’s logistics

If you’ve been following television in the UK over the past few weeks, more than likely you’ve seen some of UPS – the logistics company’s adverts. Catchy, no? So, with an house move coming up and a few boxes of thing that I needed moving I decided to give them a go. So I logged … Continue reading

Dan & Alexa’s Wedding

Last weekend Dina & I travelled to Devon for the wedding of our friends Dan & Alexa. I first met Dan when we shared the same flat in Chelmsford, quite a few years ago now and I met Alexa through Dan. On the Friday night, I left London on the train & Dina left Belfast … Continue reading

Finland & Estonia

So following Northern Ireland’s game against Serbia in Belfast, it was time to head off to the Baltics for the next game of our Euro 2012 qualifying campaign with an away game against Estonia in Tallinn. With me booking this relatively, with limited direct options at a reasonable price from Dublin, Belfast or London, myself … Continue reading

We have a Date!!

So it has taken us a wee while, but I’m pleased to say that we have put down a deposit and secured a venue for our marriage. So, we’re planning to get married at the Ballygally Castle Hotel in Antrim on the 24th November 2012.

Same Old Northern Ireland

Well that didn’t go as planned, did it?! Last night, having battled through the first half of complete Serbian domination; having taken the upper hand in the second; having whipped up a quality, intimidating, boisterous atmosphere, Steve Davis – arguably our best player in the past five years – misplaced a pass to the keeper … Continue reading

Time to Stand Up

Well, tomorrow night we face Serbia at home and on Tuesday we face Estonia in Tallinn. If Northern Ireland are going to Qualify for the European Championships next year in Poland & the Ukraine, they’ve got to make it through these two games unscathed & in reality bringing home a minimum of four points (six … Continue reading

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