Author: David

9/5 Day 19 – going head to Toe

Dunworly Bay to Castletownshend 32km We're getting behind on these blogs, long days and reasonable weather compresses the camp time! So this is brief- we got on at a dreadful hour, paddled till the hands hurt even more, came ashore and put up the sopping tent and ate slept and did it all again... Done! … Continue reading 9/5 Day 19 – going head to Toe

6/5 Day 16 – intercepted by Customs

52km Mine Head to Gyleen beach We set off early to get round Ardmore point and do the longish crossing of Youghal Bay to Drum a Doon Head. The pace was good probably because I was singing the only song I know about Youghal and the other two had every reason to crack on ahead. … Continue reading 6/5 Day 16 – intercepted by Customs

30/4 Day 10- Kilcoole Station–Battlements and battling to Bray.

A wonderful reception from my friends the Pattons, and remarkable ingenuity from Sarah and Connor in finding shore side storage, thank you so much to the Cullen family , the 3 kayaks became a garden feature giving a contemporary feel to counterpoint with the crenellated mansionette and box hedge. A testament to the power of … Continue reading 30/4 Day 10- Kilcoole Station–Battlements and battling to Bray.

Preparations…

Getting the kit and getting half fit is nothing to the rigours of preparing to blog. My mind never finds it easy to retain login sequences and details, so heartfelt thanks to Ritchie who has just those skills- I would say he is OCD - Old Canoeist who is Digital. And then there is Rob....he … Continue reading Preparations…