Category Archives: Finland

Travelling Light

I used to be good -really good – at travelling light, but recently I seem to have lost the knack, and somehow I’m going to have to find the minimalistic mojo again in order to succeed at walking the Camino. … Continue reading

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337% of target …l

Not really related to walking the Camino, except in the tenuous way of building up fitness and stamina both of which I’m working on … as well as walking even when very tired due to terrible insomnia. Do hope that’s … Continue reading

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Preparations

Today I did this This is the rucksack which will accompany me on my pilgrimage. I’ve had it for about a year, so we are already good friends though it’s mostly come with me on bus journeys to other cities … Continue reading

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Reflections

Yes it’s a bit of a pun. I’m spending the night on my friend’s’ boat, and tomorrow will walk him (about 22km) with Tinka, our bonus dog, a gorgeous golden retriever as my companion. Before coming on board we sat … Continue reading

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Peregrina Preparatio 3

Pilgrimage 3: Monday May 14th 2018 Route: Turku to Naantali (via Raisio Bay,), bus back to town (I slept!) Weather: Hot and Sunny, 20 C early morning, rising to 27 C later in the day I wore cotton shorts, needed … Continue reading

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108/2013 – wheel of fortune

as Christians we don’t leave things to chance – but sometimes breakthrough can seem simply a series of circumstances (even if it isn’t)   (photo taken at a fabulous wedding party, bride and groom in the background)

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104/2013: the heavens declare

the Glory of the Lord Another hot, sunny day in Finland

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