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

Day 20! – and I reach Canaveral

It was Day 20 and I left the Bar Hostal at Embalse to walk the 11 ks to Canaveral.  I was taking it easy with the small etaps – stages – as there was no rush.  When you plan how Continue reading Day 20! – and I reach Canaveral

Day 18 – Mental Camino and Angels

After the 2 day restette in Caceres, it was a mere 10 ks of physical and mental Camino to Casar de Caceres and more Spanish angels. Along the way, you have to make the decision each night about how many Continue reading Day 18 – Mental Camino and Angels

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!

Day 4 – Walking to El Real de la Jara (Part 1)

It was Day 4 and we were all due to walk to El Real de la Jara, 16 kilometres away. The morning of Day 4 in Almadan saw me behind the rest of the pilgrims in terms of waking, rising, dressing, being ready to Continue reading Day 4 – Walking to El Real de la Jara (Part 1)

What Our Bodies Are Capable Of

Having walked approx. 850 ks of the Camino called the Via de la Plata in Spain this September/October, I learnt a heck of a lot about what our bodies are capable of. What did I learn? Firstly, let me clarify that when Continue reading What Our Bodies Are Capable Of

A Long Road Out of Town

Last Sunday I decided to ask a friend if she would “support vehicle” me if I walked out of town on the road to another town 22 kilometres away.  So a long road out of town.  She said Yes!  All Continue reading A Long Road Out of Town

Trusting the Camino

 Below is a picture of Mary O’Hara Wyman, who was 72 when she got out and walked the French route of the Camino.  She did it alone and wrote postcards to her granddaughter along the way.   I have ordered Continue reading Trusting the Camino

Golem versus Clint Eastwood

Whoever said wisdom comes with age didn’t know nuttin’! I have 2 parts to my character now I’m in my mid-50s.   One of them looks like this… http://giphy.com/search/gollem and then there is this part I’ll explain – the Golem Continue reading Golem versus Clint Eastwood

Passport to a New Way of Life!

I’ve just received my Pilgrim Credential from The Australian Friends of the Camino Inc!  I find this hugely exciting and also very uplifting for my morale.  It makes the trip all the more real.  At this point in time, some Continue reading Passport to a New Way of Life!