Hike #2 Bray town, around and over Bray head and back to the town. Another weekend and now just 100 days (eek!) before I fly back to Spain and into Madrid. Time flies, doesn't it? And speaking of time flying, this day 4 years ago I had completed my third day on my third stint... Continue Reading →
Another ramble – Dun Laoghaire – Killiney Hill
With slightly under 4 months left before my next stroll in Spain, I can already feel my anticipation levels rising. I want to go now!....but I would probably lose my job and annoy a whole bunch of people. So I might as well wait until September. That first day is going to be eventful..I can... Continue Reading →
It is May 1st - "Lá Bealtaine" in Irish. May Day officially heralds the beginning of the summer and the powers that be have granted us a day off from work. Gracias a ellos! "Lá Bealtaine" derives from the Old Irish words "Bel taine" meaning 'bright fire'. Many people say summer doesn't start until June... Continue Reading →
Howth Bog of Frogs Coastal Looped Walk
I seem to be getting into the swing of things now! My third walk in as many weeks and there are more planned in the near future. The more the better, many people say. This walk was not organised through the Camino Prep Meet-Up group however, but by the Camino Society of Ireland. I walk... Continue Reading →
A Long Flat Walk…
Boom! I've gotten my first training walk done and dusted. I am going in the right direction now. I had many a cobweb to shake off after my stay in hospital but it was good to take part in this one and with many great people. As I have mentioned before, I am part of... Continue Reading →
Camino Finisterre 2016 – Day 0 – Dublin to Santiago de Compostela
Camino 2016 – Day 0 – Dublin to Santiago de Compostela - September 1st A short flight to Spain! So I have returned! My feet have touched Irish soil after my Finisterre Camino....well yesterday! I have received my Finisterrana and watched the sun set under the horizon. Yet again, the Spanish people have been 110% and my... Continue Reading →
Storytelling and the Camino..
So last night I was at a storytelling event at the great Abbey Theatre in Dublin. I was there to listen to 10 storytellers who had reached the The Moth Dublin final, but most importantly, I was there to support a man I met on the Camino in 2013. Storytelling had taken hold of his life since... Continue Reading →
So…where were we?
Hi folks..I'm back. I find it hard to believe it is a month since I put finger to keypad and wrote. I guess life got in the way. I keep meaning to sign in, say hello to everyone and then sign out, but that is a little too much like facebook. I even forgot my... Continue Reading →