Fr Regan. I’ve been expecting you…

ALWAYS A PROUD MOMENT seeing a project in print or the first time.

Especially this one. Yage is the sequel to Sigil and sees the Catholic Priest Tom Regan dust off his clerical collar again in a mystery thriller set in Peru.

I’m going to release this one in mid-September and it will be my fifth (!) novel.

How did that happen?! Read more

Entering The Void – My Experience Of Drinking Ayahuasca In Peru

Delighted to have been asked to guest post on The Irish Introvert blog today.

I discussed my experience of taking ayahuasca in Peru back in 2014.

Since then, I’ve toyed with the idea of trying the mind-bending hallucinogenic again. Perhaps this summer, I’ll grow a set and get myself back down there.

In the meantime, you can check out the article here – via Entering The Void- My Experience Of Drinking Ayahuasca In Peru.

Further ReadingArticle I Wrote for the Belfast Telegraph, Ayahuasca – 1 Year Later (plus Q&A)


How a Peru Drug Experience Made Me Quit a Life of Partying – My Belfast Telegraph Article

I WROTE AN ARTICLE which featured in the Belfast Telegraph yesterday.

It is Northern Ireland‘s biggest newspaper and according to figures, is read daily by 174,000 people.

Pretty sensational headline, although considering the content, not completely surprising.

Goodbye respectable career! Read more

Ayahuasca – 1 Year Later (plus Q&A)

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Hard to believe my little corner of the blogosphere is a year old.

What started as a convenient way to update the folks back home of my travel adventures in Central and South America, it has now grown legs of its own while my own two are now firmly fixed in the Emerald Isle again.

The most interesting episode and one which continues to draw most attention on my blog centres around my hallucinogenic jungle trip where I consumed the ancient herbal brew called ayahuasca. I’ve documented my entire experience at length in these two posts (1 and 2) with a follow up here some seven months later. Read more