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July 9, 2019

Recently, I had the privilege of speaking for Baker Tilly at their EMEA Conference hosted in the beautiful city of Belfast.

While I was there, the incredible people form the Belfast office took on a "wee hike" up Slieve Donard, their highest peak. I was happy to not hav...

October 9, 2018

Easier said than done...believe me I know. We have developed this horrible habit of only taking the negative comments and feedback in and allowing it to hang over us - way past it's shelf life. Somehow we are trained to dismiss the compliments and really positive thing...

July 4, 2018

Carrying on with the theme of Analysis Paralysis, as we dissect the process of achieving anything, it is often the first speed bump on the track that derails most trains. Ask anyone who ever reinvented themselves, either on a treadmill, from behind the pen on a divorce...

May 24, 2018

The 22 minutes I spent on top of the highest mountain on Earth in 2009 will forever be etched in my mind for hopefully as long as I live. It was the realisation of 15 years of dreaming, 3 years of sacrificing friendships, relationships, work promotions, 13 weeks living...

August 17, 2017

While waiting for the planes to come in to take us off the Kahiltna glacier on Denali in Alaska, I managed to get Allan Dickinson to film me and my attempts to create a short intro snippet for K-Way and the Banff Mountain Film Festival. (By the way, this year's Banff F...

July 7, 2017

While on Denali last month, Will Neelands and I were discussing how cool it would be to have a soundtrack, like a movie does, but for the book to help bring the story to life.

As it happens there were certain songs that were significant during the process of writing, so...

February 17, 2017

Chapter 41

The x-rays revealed a severe stress fracture in my right tibia and also fragments of cartilage floating around my ankle. Damning evidence of the abuse I had inflicted upon myself in Alaska.

“You will eventually need to have an ankle replacement…both feet” his...

May 22, 2016

 

MAY 22, 2009 I left the tents of Camp 3 headed for the South Col to Camp 4 from where we would launch our summit bid. Every year I cannot help but relive the next following hours and days as my life took a turn. Upward and forever upward. 

 

I have decided to leak...

January 25, 2016

It isn't often that something from my Chuck-it list makes its way back onto my Bucket List. After Freddie Mercury died in 1991, myself and millions of Queen fans around the world knew seeing these rock legends live in concert was gone forever.

But last night was like st...

January 19, 2016

My Bucket List branches off into several directions and one of the many lists I am chasing is called my Wildlife Bucket List, comprising of all the animals on this diverse planet that I’d like to see. In no particular order here they are.

 

Anaconda

Ibex

Polar Bear – this...

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