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Walks on the not so wild side, happy children, trying to keep it together and a thought for the day…..

Thought for the day:- We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the … Continue reading

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Day 35: Reigo de Ambros to Villafranca del Bierzo

First things first. Feet… yesterday with all the rain and snow, my feet were very wet indeed, either the Gore or the Tex in the Gortex has gone west! In one of the mountain villages I spotted a ‘super market’ … Continue reading

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Day 16 Ciruena to Belorado

There is no question that I will “give up”, but had that option been even a tiny seed in the back of my mind, today would have been the day. My attic room in Casa Victoria turned out to be … Continue reading

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Viana to Navarrete part two

My longest walk to date 23 km, but the terrain was kind to both knees and feet! I passed through a wild life reserve, I suppose in England we would call it an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty…. There was … Continue reading

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Pamplona

We followed the fortifications until we came to a medieval archway And a real drawbridge that, judging by the pristine chains and mechanisms, is still in working order. I couldn’t stop taking photos; this is something everyone should see – … Continue reading

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17.04.14. shooting babies, devoted (grand) motherhood, free project, and another watercolour

Well what a wonderful week, the weather has been a little unpredictable and this summer storm played strange tricks with the light     It’s suddenly high summer here in the valley, the chestnut trees are resplendent with their conical … Continue reading

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11.05.14 Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden

Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden First of all my apologies for some dreadful photos – try as I might I couldn’t get rid of the glass reflections. … Continue reading

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