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The first ever people to paddle from the source of the Blue Nile to the Mediterranean Sea

Paddling the Nile

The first ever paddle down the Blue Nile from source to sea. 5,000km through wild rapids, war zones, crocodile and hippo infested waters, disease, terrorists, guns, arrests; the works...


Living the dream in China

Chinese Adventures

Newly married amongst the neon glow and dumpling vendors as we bumble our way trying to figure out the world's most populous nation at this exciting time in it's history...


Solo winter bicycle trek across Canada

The Great Canadian Bike Trek

23 years old and naive, I set off in the middle of Canada's barbaric winter perched on a woolskin seat-cover peddling solo from one side of Canada to the other...






Strength in numbers

Monday, July 13


After another week of fruitless hunting the residents of Shannon st continue to crave the long-tailed bounty they so yearn. But just how does one trap vermin that can smell a trap like a bully smells fear. Just what do the Shannon 7 have to do to catch this dirty rat??

With the updates now running for one week we, the tormented, would like to thank the army of supporters who have inundated us with crafty plans that may lead to the disease-ridded rats demise! Hearing tales of our furry foes being gassed out with deoderants and blugeoned to death in plastic bags has been warming; While offers, from our faithful foot soldiers, of cats, dogs, guns and even their wild chilren has reinforced our weaning efforts. But, before we plunge to the dark depths of utilising child labour, the 7 have a few more tricks up their sleeve.

Traps don't work for this Einstein of the rat world and even the ones that do aren't fast enough to imprison his lightening speed. But while trying to remain one step ahead of the mob the rat has revealed some weaknesses...noise and human presence. So there's only one thing for it we'll call in the masses, we'll rump, we'll stomp and we'll howl him out of hiding! Thats right, we're gonna have a party!!

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