Members 39. Camino Peace

My annual Camino has become my favourite week of the year. Although the route is a pilgrimage, I’m not a pilgrim. I am not a man of faith, nor am I a strident atheist. My writing is supported by people like you. The remainder of this post is reserved for Members. Membership costs £12 per […]

Living the Dream – 14. On Camino

The Camino de Santiago. This post will, through the magic of wordpress, go live as I am finishing up a thirty two kilometre walk from Sahagún to Religeos. If you want to know more about the Camino, and why I’m walking it, click the ‘Camino’ category on the page and you’ll get a list of […]

Camino 2: Rioja

What Ho! It’s on. Later this year, the Front Row will pick up where it left off and walk another week of the camino. Dates have been agreed, flights have been purchased. The Belligerent Basque is primed and ready to go. (Isn’t he always?) Both Props were delighted to hear that the first camino marked […]

The Camino

Been a bit quiet here. Mostly because I have been blogging here. I’m off on a walk. In memory of the man in the collage above, Terry Anderson. I’m not alone, I will be walking with friends. Laurent Gauduchau, Jean-Christophe Poussou and Stuart Smith. We all knew Terry through the Prague Barbarians Rugby Club. Last […]

The Camino de Santiago

“We could go for a walk, I suppose.” “Aye.” I replied, raising yet another toast to Terry, whose funeral I was to attend the following morning. So was set in motion our pilgrimage. Stuart and Stuart (you think you are confused? Try being us.) are going for a walk. The Camino de Santiago For any […]

Living the Dream -62. Connectivity

Broadband I quickly took connectivity for granted. I was frustrated how long it took to get fibre internet in our village, seventy five miles from London. However, once it arrived; bliss. Airports Southampton, Bournemouth, Heathrow and Gatwick are all less than ninety minutes drive from that same village. Four more airports could easily be reached […]

Living the Dream -40. Walking

I have always been a fan of walking, in theory. In practice, less of a fan. There’s weather, traffic and other people. Largely therefore, I have gone through life seeing walking as a means to get from A to B. Much like a taxi, but slower. I documented elsewhere, how I accidentally became a walker. […]

Working Tools -15. Tripit

Tripit is another digital tool. Last week, I wrote about analogue tools, so this week, something truly digital. I travel a bit, and Tripit is now my goto tool for travel plans. Camino de Santiago The best way to demonstrate why I like it, is to provide an example. I am walking the Camino de […]