Category Archives: A view of life

Calm after the storm

The weather has chucked everything at us recently. Lots and lots of heavy rain with some electrical storms included for good measure, low temperatures causing a very early show of snow at the top of our mountain (La Maroma, 2,060 … Continue reading

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Days of rain and mellow fruitfulness

Where I live in southern Spain, autumn is not heralded by the changing colours of leaves on the trees – almost all trees hereabouts are evergreen – pines, olives, avocados and citrus.  Only the almonds lose their leaves in a … Continue reading

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Post camino blues

It’s me! I’m back from the blog-block that has gripped me for the last couple of months. Returning home from a big adventure sometimes takes a bit of adjustment. After the initial celebration of catching up with loved ones, sleeping … Continue reading

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Where the magic happens…

And while I’m at it, here are more of other people’s images that have taken my fancy over the last while.  The first section can all be considered camino related (at least to my way of thinking) and the others … Continue reading

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Baby steps to a grown-up lifestyle change…

Back in February I posted about my plans (new year’s resolutions) to buy no clothes during the year and try out a plant-based eating regime.  I joined a few facebook groups relating to a zero waste lifestyle and a vegan … Continue reading

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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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