counting down from the comfort of your own home.

There is so much to be thankful for, so many people whose kindnesses and words of encouragement boost each day and facilitate any personal achievement.  I could do a Gwyneth Paltrow acceptance speech, start by thanking my parents and burst into tears, but maybe as I flood the internet each day…

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Sidestepping along the Camino

Recently, I was interviewed on local radio about walking the pilgrimage route in Northern Spain.  St. James’ Way, we call it in English, or El Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spanish; often referred to for short as El Camino or The Way. I hope I remembered to mention the…

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Michael Morpurgo Listen to the Moon

Went to see Michael Morpurgo talk about his latest book,  Listen to the Moon, and glad we did, a master storyteller in the flesh as well as printed word. When he took questions from the packed audience consisting mostly or children, there were a couple of telling moments. Not only was he wonderful with them,…

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Along The Way

Writing a book was high on the list of things to do before I die; so too was walking the Camino; doing both together, just happy accident. I didn’t know much about either before I set off but learned along the way. I’m still learning.

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Dancing

We have heard that there is dancing in Agost, a small town in the hills above Alicante. The dance is to do with coming of age and harvesting oranges, from what we can glean, and has nothing to do with the industry that once made the town famous. Potters made…

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