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SWCP Beer to Sidmouth 3

A Walk on the South West Coastal Path

Walking the Jurassic Coast from Lyme Regis to Exmouth on the South West Coastal Path in England Recently we had the happy occurrence of my brother and nephew coming to visit while Taido and Simon were off for Easter Holidays. Visitors don’t always coincide with time off from school for the rest of us, so …

Siena, Italy, Tuscany

Snapshots of Siena, Italy

Snapshots of Rainy Siena, Italy: A Few Days in the Heart of Tuscany It’s been three years since I wandered a hilltown in Italy by myself. My trip to Orvieto and Assisi was well before I watched with the rest of the world as Italy was ravaged by a pandemic, a memory that is clearly …

Bristol

Snapshots of Bristol

One Month in Bristol, England We moved to Bristol on December 31st, our 27th wedding anniversary.  So we have been here for about a month now, which is not really that long, but we have unpacked our stuff and we’ve purchased some second hand furniture. Our house feels less like a sparsely furnished airbnb and …

4Camino Arzua to O Pedrouzo

Camino de Santiago Day 6: Arzua to O Pedrouzo

Camino de Santiago Day 6: Arzua to O Pedrouzo Fifth Day of Walking the Last 100 km to Santiago 19.5 kilometers 12 miles Elevation:  382.12 meters up +   473.69 meters down Earth is crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God, But only she who sees takes off her shoes. -Elizabeth Barrett …

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Camino de Santiago Day 1: Arrival in Sarria

Camino de Santiago Day 1: Arrival in Sarria As promised, I am continuing the logging of my Camino journey through this blog. I am now back at home and thoroughly enjoying re-living my Camino memories through writing about them. Since the arrival of a long-awaited group of ladies in Sarria marked the beginning of a …