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Workplace Pompeii

A post about my first time back in the office since Lockdown began, over on our collaborative blog. Yesterday I went further than I have in a single day for more than a week. For the first time in three … Continue reading

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I can sing a rainbow

Originally posted on Virtual Camino:
Today, things did not go according to plan.  Today I was going to be super efficient.  I got up at 6.30 when my partner left for work.  He is an engineer at a power station…

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Escamplero to Salas via San Juan de Villapanada

With a 7km run on day 2, a 5km walk on day 3, plus some vigorous typing, trips to the kitchen and circuits of the garden, I made up enough distance to join my fellow travellers at San Juan de … Continue reading

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Desire Paths and Intention Lines

Originally posted on Virtual Camino:
They are all over the city.  Everywhere there is a footpath across an open space, everywhere there are steps next to a slope, everywhere there is a gap in a fence or a wall or…

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Oviedo to Escamplero-ish

One of the handy things about a virtual walk is that if you fall short of your target you don’t have to spend the night in a field by the side of a path, unless you want to. The classic … Continue reading

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An invitation

Originally posted on Virtual Camino:
‘Would you like to walk the Camino Primitivo with me?’ A question I was not expecting nine weeks in to lockdown. I live in one of the most densely populated parts of my city, with…

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The mask-maker of Bangkok

Twelve years ago, the back streets of Bangkok.  We are somewhere near the river taxi dock for Wat Phra Kaew, and very far from home.  It is early but already the heat and the humidity are high.  I feel a … Continue reading

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Virtual Travels – journeys through the weird world of Instagram

After a summer of relative regularity, my posting activity became a little sparse.  One reason for this is that, towards the end of July, I dipped my toe for the first time in to the inviting waters of Instagram.  I … Continue reading

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Good bye to all that

What can be said about 2016? I suspect much will be written now, at the turning of the year, and much will be written in the future. It feels odd to know that the time in which you are living … Continue reading

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How I learnt that I wasn’t Titania or a thank you to Mrs Doyle

In a change from the usual travel posts, an article I read this week resonated with me, reminding me of one of the many influential people who have crossed my path along the way and helped to make me who I … Continue reading

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