Stopping Shopping Part One

What, you may well ask, has stopping shopping got to do with walking and meditating?  I’m hearin’ ya! A hundred years ago when I was young and thin, (and thought I was fat – DRAT!), I was a wonderful consumer. Continue reading Stopping Shopping Part One

My Camino – One Year On

This time last year I was nearly half-way along my Camino – it’s one year on from that and where am I and how did it affect me? It’s time I reflected on that and shared it with you … Continue reading My Camino – One Year On

Serena Star-Leonard & John Leonard on Their Vipassana Experience

Meet the irrepressible Serena and John Leonard – a happily married pair of nomads travelling the world for the last 3 years because they wanted to do some good for humanity as well as broaden their world perspective.  They wanted Continue reading Serena Star-Leonard & John Leonard on Their Vipassana Experience

Another Woman’s Outdoor Adventures!

Yvonne Shepherd is the wonderful brain & body behind the Women’s Fitness Adventures that steps out of Brisbane, my old home town.  If you’re a Queenslander near Brissy then YOU are in luck.  (unless you’re male in this particular instance). Continue reading Another Woman’s Outdoor Adventures!

Madrid Before & After

Once reaching Santiago, I had inevitably to return to Madrid – before & after in more ways than one. Unbeknownst to all but me, I’d lived in Madrid for a few months in 1992-ish under quite angstified circumstances, which aren’t Continue reading Madrid Before & After

Day Whatever!!!!! In Santiago!!!!!!! WOOT!

Day Whatever by this stage/etap as in “who cares” I’m in Santiago and it’s WOOT City! Let’s say it’s Day 50 in Santiago de Compostela.  It’s the 24th of October 2014 and I’ve walked from Seville in Southern Spain up Continue reading Day Whatever!!!!! In Santiago!!!!!!! WOOT!

Day 48 – PAYDIRT! The MotherLode!

Day 48 – the day of PAYDIRT and the Motherlode!  Santiago was in our sights (Vicki’s and mine – 2 very amiable pilgrims who’d encountered each other over a family of mushrooms!) and I should warn you right now – Continue reading Day 48 – PAYDIRT! The MotherLode!

Day 47 – Camino and Friends

I wasn’t to know but today was the Day of Camino and Friends!  Woo hoo……… So Silly Me woke up early in Lalin, got up and waited outside the bar/cafe/hostal on the street for the taxi with these 2 horses. Continue reading Day 47 – Camino and Friends

Day 46 – Dozy Pilgrim Walks Straight through Dozon!

Day 46 and this dozy pilgrim walked straight through Dozon and out the other side!  Let me recall how this could possibly happen – I mean I actually read the street sign that stated in b&w “Dozon” but I was Continue reading Day 46 – Dozy Pilgrim Walks Straight through Dozon!

Day 45 – Off to Cea – Home Stretch!

Day 45 dawned and I was jazzed to the max to get off to Cea and finish this home-stretch! But I was walking not riding. I hadn’t double-checked the route out of Ourense the afternoon before because I was too Continue reading Day 45 – Off to Cea – Home Stretch!