My second #Camino: andar y descansar

It’s easy to push yourself too hard on the Camino. You want to walk. You came here to walk. Just a few more kilometres… It’s not so easy to rest. But it’s important to do so. It’s vital for your body, and it’s also good for your soul. I remember reading a sign last year…

El #Camino, te engancha

I woke up to find a lovely message on my phone this morning, from Wendy, who I met on my flight out to start the Camino de Santiago one year ago today. What a wonderful reminder of the magic of the Way. I¬†saw the magic when I was out there, of course. In the first…

#Camino Day 7: on becoming a hedgehog

Avid readers of my blog (hi and thanks) will know that in Germany they don’t have the story of the hare and the tortoise. Instead two hedgehogs conspire together to win the race. I have a confession. Today I stopped being a tortoise and started being a hedgehog. My knee pain was not easing, so…