Name : Joy McCracken
Lives : Seskinore
First memory of Rambling : Family picnics in Gortin Glens. Climbing the hills and looking down towards Gortin. Granda convinced us it was where the fairies lived,
Joined WTR : Summer 2006
First WTR walk : Boho-Belmont forest. led by Pat Brown,
Favourite walks : Causeway Coast, Ards forest, Horn Head, Rougey. Anywhere with sea or sand.
Most Memorable Walks : Achill Island on my first walking weekend, Benwee loop Co Mayo.
Favourite Walking Holiday destination - When the weather's good Ireland is hard to beat
Places you would like to ramble - Iceland, Croatia
Positions held on WTR Committee - Treasurer 2011-2013
Brand of Boots : My faithful old Brashers have almost given up, so I am breaking in a new pair of Meindls
Accessory never to forget on walks : Wee red rucksack. Big enough to hold the essentials but small enough to avoid overloading
Favourite Music : Neil Diamond.
Food : Fish and / or prawns, Italian, Indian.
Walking Sandwiches : Chicken if I have a choice, but usually whatever I can grab out of the fridge
Drink :Coffee, tea, white wine, G&T
TV : Quiz programs. Coast, Countryfiles.
Reading : About places I would like to visit
Other Interests :
Yoga, Ben our Irish Red Setter takes up a lot of time
Embarrassing Rambling Moment : The first time I lead a walk I managed to lose 2 ramblers in Knockmanny
Reasons why I go out with WTR :I would never visit so many great places on my one. Good company, like hearing where other people have been, Our more adventerous ramblers are a great encouragement,