Thinking of taking a trip to Cuba this year?

Captivating Cuba   With beautiful weather, friendly locals and a rich history, Cuba is the Caribbean destination that has it all. This unique island offers a warm welcome to visitors and it’s no surprise holidaymakers […]

Mardi Gras in Mobile Alabama

  I’m standing behind a barricade on Dauphin Street and all that matters to me at this moment is getting my hands on as many strings of brightly coloured beads as I can carry around […]

Mardi Gras and Carnival on Newstalk FM

Listen to my chat with Ivan Yates on The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk Fm here    Did you know that Mobile, Alabama, is the birthplace of America’s original Mardi Gras? That’s right, Mardi Gras originated […]

Digging My Way Through Heaney Country

  As the season of mists and yellow fruitfulness fades to a distant memory and the bleak-mid winter beckons, there’s something comforting about being carried away into the cosy world of words. However, instead of […]

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