I was looking at the calender on Friday and noticed how much of the year had been eaten away. Is it really 2 months to 2023? I remember wishing in the New Year with the tones of Carlos Nuñez in the background. But that was January and today is October 30th. Got to keep on... Continue Reading →
Hi folks. It doesn't feel like I last posted two weeks ago. But there is time again. Yesterday, I volunteered with Camino Society Ireland and while it is getting quiet with departing pilgrims here in Dublin, it may not be quiet on the Camino. I am constantly reminded of life on the Camino via social... Continue Reading →
Bray to Dun Laoghaire - 16km - 20th August 2022 I recently had the chance to walk part of the Bray Celtic Camino. It was not the first time I had walked it - 2017 being my first time. I walk with friends on other occasions, but on this occasion I was with fellow pilgrims... Continue Reading →
Camino Society walk - 23rd JulySt James Day - 25th JulyTentative plans for 2023Diving head first into YouTubeIf you want to support Clearskies Camino...? Phew, I am struggling to write for you guys. I used to post much more here. I best get my thinking cap on and lose this writer's block. If any of... Continue Reading →
Happy weekend everyone! I hope the sun is shining everywhere you are. As Sunday is drawing to a close here, I thought it would be a good time to write a quick post about my own blog and the what the future holds! Now I realise this might not appeal to some of you so... Continue Reading →
I stumbled across another great YouTube channel a few weeks ago. This pilgrim provides a time lapse of the first étape of the Camino Francés from St Jean to Roncesvalles. He has been uploading each stage each week and I suggest that you subscribe to his channel. The first stage is a challenging one and... Continue Reading →
Watch Joe as he walks the Camino Portugués Route to Santiago de Compostela. You can find more just like this by searching for #weekendwatch!
This is my first post of 2022, a first of many, I hope. I hope you all had a good break and enjoyed the New Year. To be quite honest, I have never been fond of New Year’s Eve. Are we celebrating the passage of time or are we looking forward to something unknown? TS Elliot once said, “Every moment is a fresh beginning”. We shouldn’t put so much energy into one night but try to better ourselves each day. Regardless, we are in 2022 and I can’t but feel hopeful.