Tag Archives: Spring

The miracle of spring, walking in Norfolk and Eva’s first love

Friends have asked me to repeat this quote that I found on the Camino….. “I want no rites in a darkened room. Why cry for a soul set a free?” This is the garden my husband gave me for my … Continue reading

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Day 31 Villadangos del Paramo to Astoria

It was strange to be leaving Leon and come across Bernard sitting in the square reading. He’s obviously been photographed many times by the look of the shiny seat next to him. I guess he’s never lonely …. So here … Continue reading

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Day 24: Boadilla del Camino to Carrión Los Condes

Part one Easter Day, April fools day…….. It’s difficult not to begin now and work my way back through the day because surely I’ve ended up in Paradise! But to begin at the beginning. I slept badly, plagued by dreams … Continue reading

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Day 19, Atapuerca to Burgos

Part Two The day did not bode well. As in the case of many of these small Inns and Hostels breakfast is laid out on a ready to help ones self . Today there was milk and a microwave, to … Continue reading

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Day 13 Viana to Navarrete

Now let’s get this right, if I drink a large glass of wine and swallow a couple of multivitamins at the same time it counts as fortified wine? Right? Right, so I have just had a large glass of wine … Continue reading

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Day 11, rest day at Los Arcos

First of all thank you Margaret and Jon for explaining those rather weird ball of cobweb like nest on the trees I passed yesterday. They are the nests of Processional Caterpillars, and are highly toxic, the moths of these creatures … Continue reading

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Day 10 Estella to Los Arcos

Red sky in the morning, shepherds’ warning…….. I wore layer upon layer, but it was definitely a very cold and windy day…… getting out of Estella was easier than finding my lodgings yesterday and I was back on the Camino … Continue reading

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Day three

Yesterday was a tough climb, basically the foot hill of the Pyrenees, and this so called “busy” pilgrim route rendered very little company. At one point I spotted (spotted being the word) what I thought maybe a resting pilgrim……. Okay … Continue reading

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19.04.2014, Art exhibition day two, obsessive compulsive scarf collector and the beauty of a cabbage leaf

Sat 19th April Watercolour  exhibition,  day two The Somme, a hundred years on, and the birds sing and there is such a feeling of peace and contentment. It’s difficult to visualise the carnage that happened here………………..     My grandfather, … Continue reading

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06.04.14. A lovely week, new life and the Godzilla mouse!

  Busy, busy, busy week! Beginning with Mother’s day, a day in the year when having six children really pays off – thank you kids; but you know, without you guys, my life would not only be extremely dull (never … Continue reading

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