Category Archives: urban

First night on the Camino

I’m waiting for dinner (13€) at Gita Antton … * and very hungry I must say! (The food was excellent, veggie soup, basque pork mince sauce with spaghetti, local cherry tart (reminded me of Bakewell pudding (and copious amounts of … 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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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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2014/3: deceptive

Things aren’t always what they seem.   This building looks quite quiet. Inside it’s a hive of activity – swimmers, joggers and keep-fit fanatics all busy working out. A reminder perhaps to look beyond the surface – there may be … Continue reading

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116/2013 : dancing

The thing about sunflowers (as any fan of the Calander Girls knows) is that they always follow the sun. Our relationship with God is like that. But what I love about this photo is that here the sunflowers are not … Continue reading

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40/2013: city of steel

Iron is taken from the earth, and copper is smelted from ore. Job 28:2

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18/2013: inviting?


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