Author Archives: Lorna

Snow moon …

I will probably never view a full moon in the same way again. Being on the Camino and walking by the light of the full moon in the Meseta area of Spain was one of the most amazing things I’ve … Continue reading

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Refusal of Time

I love the title of this exhibition (at the Bild Museet / museum of arts and design at Umeå University) and the book that accompanied the exhibition was amazing too! The exhibition itself was far too busy for me – … Continue reading

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Going Places Takes us Places! / How Travel Changes Us /

I’m sitting here on a plane. It’s the first time I’ve left Finland since returning from the Camino almost three months ago. I love airline onflight magazines and the January Edition of Scandinavian Traveler (SAS) has been particularly interesting. First … Continue reading

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Ruminating

Yesterday I asked a friend What is it that makes you feel (most) alive at the moment? It’s a good question. All too often we ask some variation of the age-old question ‘How are you (really) doing?’ … There’s nothing … Continue reading

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End of year reflections

TEN HIGHLIGHTS 1- Starting the #walk1000milesin2018 having completed it (with ease) in 2017. Walking regularly changed my life last year …and continued to bring joy -and improved health -this year 2. Shetland …it’s been on my list of desires for … Continue reading

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Hiking in the snow

It’s amazing how quickly you get out of condition. I didn’t find the Camino as hard as I feared because I’d worked hard to get into shape and build up both muscles and stamina. Today I walked 8.5 km. “a … Continue reading

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Making room

At the end of last year I read a fabulous little book called THE GENTLE ART OF SWEDISH DEATH CLEANING and I’ll get to discuss it at book club next week … What I have been doing (and which I … Continue reading

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