Creative Thoughts – 27th September, 2021.

Photo by Damien DUFOUR Photographie on Unsplash Today started at 2:30am, taking my youngest son to the airport for his trip to Malta. In return he has promised me a tacky plastic replica of a Knight of St. John. There are many myths, truths, and lies about this order of men who initially dedicated themselves to providing hospitality… Continue reading Creative Thoughts – 27th September, 2021.

Discard.

Having expectations and an overall aim are widely believed to be useful for success. Some suggest that to be truly successful you have to break everything down into stages and specific blocks of thought and action. Many people do achieve what they set out to using this style of methodology. Sometimes, however, we are not… Continue reading Discard.

The Way After – Day #6

Today’s route is from Zubiri to Pamplona. A distance of 21.1km. Famous for the Festival of San Firmin and the ‘running of the bulls’, the city is the largest place and population along the Camino route. San Fermin, or Saint Fermin, is one of the two Patron Saints of  Pamplona - the other being San… Continue reading The Way After – Day #6

The Way After – Day #4

Traditionally, any pilgrimage route began from your front door step. Today the most common starting point for El Camino de Santiago begins across the Spanish border in the French town of St. Jean Pied de Port. St. Jean is the historic capital of the Basque Country which encompasses land and communities on both sides of… Continue reading The Way After – Day #4