Category Archives: at home

Midsummer Madness : Peregrina Preparation 8

Avaisberg – Home Companions on the way: Misty and her daughter the ever faithful Tinka Distance : c. 9km Time: c. 2 1/2 hours (11:45 – 2pm) Weather: Good, around 15C, no rain Clothing trousers, tshirt, fleece (removed after about … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 7: Pargas- Åbo (Parainen-Turku)k

Distance 24km Time 6 h 15 mins Weather: Sunny, cooler in Parainen, and hot in Turku Clothing: long trousers (cotton), T shirt, hiking boots Companion: Tinka, my faithful companion Problems: one small “blister” like rubbing formed on the side of … Continue reading

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Kingdom living

Owls are generally solitary animals – but when they do come together they are known as a parliament of owls because of their shared wisdom. That’s an important collective benefit for us humans too. Owls are – in some respects … Continue reading

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the owl thinks

Not so long ago I did a short (online course) called Literature and Mental Health : reading for well being. It was run by Warwick University (UK) under the Future Learn umbrella. This owl is a bookworm. Reading is one … Continue reading

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all quiet on the owl front

All quiet on the owl front? Not a bit of it! It’s been manic in this corner of the owl world in the best possible way! One of my friends taught me about flow charts a few weeks ago. I’m … Continue reading

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Here and now, and looking ahead

So much has happened … A week ago this owlet was having a date with The Artist … this week on the other hand has been so busy that, while there have been several fabulous ‘ah ha!’ moments with the … Continue reading

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2014/10 blue skies

sunshine does wonder to my soul and spirit, its also good for my body (though I do take a daily vitamin D supplement) In the dark months I use an anti-SAD lamp but nothing beats sunlight

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