Blog 2020-12-30T14:29:12+00:00

Unintended Consequences

When Mark messaged me on Facebook in late 2012 to say “I have a business idea, give me a call you knob!” I’m sure neither of us envisaged that by 2021 we would have become a multi award winning entity [...]

By | January 14th, 2021|Categories: Belfast|

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Hercules Street

By | January 9th, 2021|Categories: Belfast, History|

Hercules is a name I’ve always liked. There was of course that big bloke of Roman mythology fame, son of Jupiter and all that, but it was also the name of the long-suffering horse in Steptoe and Son and that [...]

That time Donzo Won An Award

By | December 20th, 2020|Categories: Belfast|

Top UK Tour Guide 2019 2019 saw me start the year on a three-month sabbatical due to post traumatic stress disorder as a result of taking 15 Basque teenagers on a tour that concluded precariously on the observation deck of [...]

A Day Into Town – 70s Style

By | December 5th, 2020|Categories: Belfast|

I’m a Belfast boy born and bred and presumably like some of you, many of my formative years were spent in the 1970s, in many ways a terrible time for the city…the worst of the Troubles. However for little skinny [...]

What’s In A Name?

By | December 1st, 2020|Categories: Belfast|

Nick names are an inherent part of the linguistic and social culture of all places. Possibly even more so in industrial cities were people lived and worked in such physical proximity to each other. The sheer closeness produced more interaction [...]

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