Category Archives: A view of life

A pre-camino adventure…

I’ve been on a bit of a jaunt!  We packed the dog off to be cared for by friends and left a mound of food for the cat, and off we went!  We drove west, and our first stop after … Continue reading

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Time to start making plans…

Well, the countdown has begun! Only five weeks until the new adventure starts. I have decided to travel to Madrid by train, which is a little more expensive than flying, but with much less hanging around. I am taking the … Continue reading

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A week of variety

Last week was the start of my new eating regime (not vegan after all, as I am reliable informed that one cannot be a part-time vegan). I had great fun researching interesting recipes for my plant-based diet and have enjoyed … Continue reading

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A healthy and prosperous start to 2017

It’s been an interesting start to the year.  Or maybe interesting is entirely the wrong word.  Perhaps boring will better describe my experience of January 2017. January 1st saw me returning to Spain from ten days with my family over … Continue reading

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Taking the good with the bad

I’m coming to the end of a fortnight’s visit with my youngest daughter. Partly for some quality time with Rosie and her beautiful family, and partly to baby-sit whilst Rosie and her new(ish) husband go away for four days. It’s … Continue reading

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A long and lazy summer

It’s been a while since my last post (slightly more than three months in fact). I did start writing the following six weeks ago… As I start to write this (and I may well not complete it for a few … Continue reading

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Local trio join forces for fundraising ‘triathlon’

Actually each of us independently organised our own event, but it just happened that they culminated at the same time…and I couldn’t resist the headline! As you will know, I have recently completed my latest camino walk and whilst I … Continue reading

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