A Coruña

After an easy arrival and a noisy night, we went out for a walk around the old harbour, enjoying the views of the beach and Lighthouse of Hércules before stopping for coffee and a tortilla. We also visited the Igrexa Castrense de San Andres where we came face to face with Saint Modesta whom we…

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The Camino Calls!

Long-time readers will be aware of my penchant for pilgrimage. I don’t know why or when it started, but I know the exact moment that it shifted from Nice Idea to Let’s Go. Jeff and I were in Santiago de Compastela with Labyrinth Lady, Lisa Moriarty, travelling as researchers in search of Spanish labyrinths some…

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Vintage Blooms

We have a potted echinopsis cactus in our garden that is almost as old as we are. This year it has excelled itself – last night 13 flowers opened simultaneously, to create this splendid spectacle.

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Garden Wonders

The sun caught this bracken fungus growing on an ash tree at the bottom of our garden this morning, showing us that magic and wonder are never far away.

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Walking into Spring

Easter weekend in England is long – but this year it is sunny-long. Warm-long! We’re making the most of it, heading into the sunshine as much as we can to see what is stirring and who is returning from their winter haunts.

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Early Spring

My soul responds to the gentle greening of the world around me, and I find myself reaching for my pens and paints while Mother Earth stirs and begins to send forth her colourful shoots and blooms.

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