Outdoors

Views around the Mourne Mountains

Hiking – getting started.

Hiking is one of those sports which people seem to think is a middle class pastime. My own family raised a few eyebrows when asking when I explained that I would be late to a family dinner because I was going hiking that morning and would be spending 8 hours in the fresh air. Imagine! … Continue reading Hiking – getting started.

Ticks – Lyme disease and removal techniques

Removing ticks as soon as you spot them is paramount. These may look quite harmless, but left undetected they can cause all manner of problems. Ticks will attach themselves to humans and animals, so it is important to keep an eye on your pets just as much as yourself. Ticks can carry Lyme disease. This … Continue reading Ticks – Lyme disease and removal techniques