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BOOK REVIEW – WALK WITH YOUR WOLF

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Walk With Your Wolf: Unlock your intuition, confidence & power by  Jonathan Hoban ‘An important message about the power of reconnecting with the primal self to achieve balance in the modern world. A fascinating read’ – Megan HineNature is our greatest healer. It’s time to start walking and reclaim…

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Top Tips For Staying Dry When Walking In The Rain

Autumn was declared on 23rd September and since then it has not stopped raining!  Having spent the last weekend in the Peak District, and being forced to purchase a new waterproof jacket, I felt that it was time for a top tips blog for walking in the wet stuff!   Before I get into how…

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GEAR REVIEW -BOOT DRYERS

Item: Boot Dryers Cost: c£19 Used for: Drying your boots in wet weather! Enjoyment Level: Warm, dry, toasty feet! TREAT OF THE WEEK – BOOT DRYERS A few years ago I climbed Snowdon in the pouring rain.  It was great fun but my boots were soaked and no amount of newspaper was going to get…

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AMOOZING SELFIES

Each person is allowed to select x 2 photos and voting will close on 25th September.   Vote for your favourite “aMoozing Selfie” Claire – spot the cow! Susan – golden shot! Alison – with Jerry the cow. Nigel & Michelle – joint aMoozing selfie Nigel & Michelle – all the way from Brighton. Chris and…

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GEAR REVIEW – OSPREY AURA 50L BACKPACK WITH ACCESSORIES

Item: Osprey Aura 50l Rucksack Cost: c£130 Used for: Multi-Day Hikes / Long Trails Enjoyment Level: Very comfy Osprey Pack Review after 3 years+ of use! I first purchased my Osprey Aura 50l pack in 2016 in preparation for my first Camino experience.  I remember spending hours and hours online looking for the right pack…

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We All Need A Purpose In Life

A PURPOSE IN LIFE

We all need a purpose in life.  Feeling loved, needed and useful to other people is a huge part of what makes us human.  When that pot runs dry, you can easily sink into a lull (or funk, as the American’s call it). Twice a year I work through my life plan and set my…

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SOUTH DOWNS WAY – DAY 8 – EXCEAT TO EASTBOURNE

Weather: Just right. Perfect walking weather. Difficulty Level: Tough, but a short day. Location: Exceat Country Park to Eastbourne! Yippee! Distance Travelled: 10.61 miles All good! The one where I became a thru-hiker and greeted by a surprise guest! WEATHER: Just right! The sun was shining, and a gentle breeze came off the sea, cooling…

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GEAR REVIEW – COLUMBIA WOMEN’S HIKING SHIRT

Item: Women’s Columbia Hiking Shirt Cost: c£35 Used for: Walks in the heat Enjoyment Level: Brilliant on the Camino Hiking Shirt Review after over 18 months of use! In January 2018 I purchased my first hiking shirt.  I was not sure if a hiking shirt was for me as I am more of a t-shirt…

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BOOK REVIEW – STEPS OUT OF TIME

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Steps Out of Time, One Woman’s Journey on the Camino by Katharine Soper Steps Out of Time won a silver medal in the 2014 Independent Publishers Book Competition and an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Writer’s Digest self-published award program. Amazon reviews show that this book resonates deeply…

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SOUTH DOWNS WAY – DAY 7 – LEWES to EXCEAT

Weather: Rain! Then drizzle, then overcast. Difficulty Level: Lots of ups and downs. Location: Kingston on Lewes to Exceat Country Park Distance Travelled: 18 miles Bad ankle, but everything else is good. DAY 7 – ONCE UPON THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY The one with the bull, the rain, and the discovery that waterproof socks are…

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