In Ireland, you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a busker. Nine times out of 10, they’re usually brilliant and I’ve run into my fair share of amazing buskers. … Continue Reading The Off-Keys
The other day, I joined a Facebook group called “Straya – Look at my Bike Leaning on Stuff.” For you non-Aussies out there, ‘Straya’ means Australia. I joined the group … Continue Reading Bikes leaning on stuff
Just the other day, when I returned home from over 20 hours of travel, I crawled into bed and closed my eyes. A few minutes went by. When I opened … Continue Reading Thanks for the Memories
Here at SSP we have the ever important lanyard. It’s a cord that we hang around our neck that has our name, flag of country and our computer log in … Continue Reading Hanging up the lanyard
What happens when the #SSP17 Human Performance in Space (HPS) spacecraft crash lands on a remote planet you’ve never been to? You get rescued, of course! This was the very … Continue Reading How Not to Land on a Planet: A Space Study
The great thing about being a part of the External Relations team at the International Space University’s (ISU) Space Studies Program (#SSP17) is all the great adventures I get to … Continue Reading My Irish Time Warp
I just had a “moment.” I just experienced a feeling that is quite possibly the oddest case of Ireland Sickness I have ever experienced. It’s a bit like getting overwhelmed … Continue Reading Little Green Rock
Wow. A lot can happen in a year: I ran a half marathon, jumped off cliffs in Australia’s Blue Mountains… took on another Tough Mudder, played with both the ESA … Continue Reading Happy New Year
It’s been about two months since #AroundIrelandOnAPushie started! Now, here are your questions, ANSWERED: Yes! Geographically speaking Ireland is MUCH smaller than Australia, but not in spirit or friendliness – I … Continue Reading #AroundIrelandOnAPushie Answers
I’m never one to back down from a good ol’ challenge, but DEAR GAAAAAWD… This Irish fry-up tested my spirits and made me never EVER want to eat breakfast EVER again. The day … Continue Reading You want me to eat what?
If you suggested to any normal person that they should do stand-up comedy, they’ll probably scream obsentities at you and hope that you’d die. Me on the other hand, took … Continue Reading Who’s funny now?
Ah. #AroundIrelandOnAPushie has been such an epic learning experience and I just recently learnt how NOT to bicycle from Cork to Cobh. It’s quite a funny story, really. Here’s how … Continue Reading How NOT to bicycle from Cork to Cobh
Confirmed: Taraustralis will head to Cork, for SpaceUP Ireland, October 8th, 2016. This is Ireland’s very first Space Unconference! Participants decide on the topics, schedule and structure of the event! Be sure … Continue Reading Confirmed: Taraustralis heads to SpaceUP Ireland