Resilience and a Letterbox

What, you may well ask, do Resilience and a letterbox have in common?  Well, funny you should ask!  It all happened last Friday night …………. but I only discovered that something had happened on Saturday morning when I went to Continue reading Resilience and a Letterbox

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

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!

Melbourne, Me and Animal Communications

In the last embers of May, I went down to Melbourne to study Animal Communications for 9 days straight!  It was the best course I’ve ever done in my entire life and one which I doubt I could have done Continue reading Melbourne, Me and Animal Communications

My Machu Picchu Birthday Walk

I’d like to introduce you to Beverley, of Sydney, Australia, who decided to walk the Inca trail to Machu Picchu 2 years ago at Xmas 2013 to celebrate her 50th birthday.  Beverley’s story of her climb is inspirational because it Continue reading My Machu Picchu Birthday Walk

7 Confronting Camino Truths

Here is a list of 7 Confronting Camino Truths I learnt walking up Spain from Seville to Santiago de Compostela.  A list is short and sweet and these things still thump me in the head with their audacity! In no Continue reading 7 Confronting Camino Truths

Anicca – The Best Antidepressant There Is!

Anicca is the best antidepressant there is and it’s FREE!  Before you rush off to the chemist’s it’s not a pill, it’s a concept.  A Vipassana concept.  And it’s one you already know about in your life – even though Continue reading Anicca – The Best Antidepressant There Is!

Meditate like a Monk

In a few days I’m heading off to meditate like a monk at my 4th Vipassana retreat.  Over 10 days that will be 100 hours of meditation. Wondering what a day in the life at a retreat looks like?  On Continue reading Meditate like a Monk

Welcome to the All-NEW-LOOK walksit site!

Yes, it’s the new-look walksit site!  I’m very proud of the way it looks now and its raison d’etre – to help those with depression by suggesting pro-active ways to age happily and exercise both body and mind. The philosophical Continue reading Welcome to the All-NEW-LOOK walksit site!