Author: David

12/6-The day after…

The gear is smelly and damp, (but that never mattered before) , the wind is piling waves onto Portobello beach, (that very definitely did matter before, but not today). We got round Ireland, amazing!!! In good spirits and good order and inevitably now things change. A driving sense of purpose has been replaced by a … Continue reading 12/6-The day after…

9/6 Day 50 – Food for Giants

Inish Owen to Ballintoy--46km After the most fantastic hospitality from Clodagh and Paul McIvor it was hard to leave Moville. I had met them through the exceptional work they do in the community through traditional music, via my sister and a long dead relative!! Despite a houseful of brilliant kids Clodagh steamed around, I reckon … Continue reading 9/6 Day 50 – Food for Giants

6/6-Day 47-

Portnoo to Magherarty Pier- 51kms As we set off on the 8km crossing to Crohy head, it was impossible not to think of other, much younger, men, 75 years ago embarking on boats for the landings that were so crucial to creating the society that has framed my adult life. They just got on with … Continue reading 6/6-Day 47-