Author Archives: Lorna

A peregrine adventure in Finland

After midsummer I’m going to be walking the first part of the soon-to-be opened St Olav Waterway, joining Finland to the St Olav Pilgrimage to Trondheim via Sweden. Yesterday, I had the brilliant idea to test out the first half … Continue reading

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Today was my 25th parkrun … a milestone (though not an official one as the organisation recognises 25th volunteering status and 50 (and multiples thereof) runs) Nonetheless it is a huge achievement for me! it marks having run 125km in … Continue reading

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Another pilgrimage ❤️

I’d love to be planning to walk the Way of St James again. Another camino … Oh Yes I really would! Those two days on Jakobsweg in southern Germany over Easter just whetted my appetite for more … but deep … Continue reading

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Camino jakobsweg Germany Day 2

What a wonderful second day of pilgrimage here in southern Germany We picked up Jakobsweg -The Way of St James – where we left off on Holy Thursday and continued towards Santiago de Compostela or at least in that direction! … Continue reading

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Feeling alive

I’ve never felt so alive! That was what the Camino last autumn did for me! I first vocalised it in that way in Grañon, but it was a feeling that I experienced time and time again as I made my … Continue reading

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Feeling Free

First bike ride of 2019. What a feeling of freedom! I borrowed my friend’s daughter’s bike today (with the saddle lowered) and we cycled to Neu-Ulm for the Good Friday service. We were able to pop into one church (that … Continue reading

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St Jakobsweg : Ulm

Lorna the Pilgrim (With thanks to my friend Reija for the photo) Today my friend Reija and I walked a tiny stretch of the Way of St James (Camino) from her home into Ulm – where we stopped at Ulm … Continue reading

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