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TREAT OF THE WEEK | A MINI-ME, SHOE TAGS AND A COW THINGY

Item: Various gifts from friends Total Cost: no idea! Used for: All sorts of things Enjoyment Level: I’m so thankful! Treat of the week – A range of gifts Wow! Each week something usually lands through the letterbox via Amazon, Ebay or some type of outdoors shop.  This week I was so surprised when numerous…

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MicroAdventure #5 – A SPONTANEOUS CAMPING PARTY ON A HILL

Micro Adventure Progress Bar for 2019 0% Time Taken: 1 night Difficulty Level: easy Location: Crick, Northants Gear Taken: Overnight camping gear and wine! Enjoyment Level: Good fun! The Adventure Begins For a while now, I have tried to live my life with an element of spontaneity, just to make life a little bit more…

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LESSON #14 – BE OPEN TO THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE CAMINO

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I appreciate that some people may find this particular blog a little bit “woo woo”, however, I felt that I needed to share my experiences and the lessons learned from my many Camino trips. When you are a business to business (b2b)…

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Book Review – Walking Home, Clare Balding

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction In Clare Balding’s family, walking just took too long – she galloped through the countryside and she galloped through life. There was certainly no time to get to know Britain beyond its racecourses. Then, in 1999, Clare took a call out of the blue from a BBC producer…

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TREAT OF THE WEEK | A BUFF AND HOW TO WEAR ONE!

Item: Lightweight Buff Total Cost: £19.50 Used for: All sorts of things Enjoyment Level: Everyone should have a buff! Treat of the week – Buff A Buff is a staple within anyone’s gear list if you are a hiker and I was distraught when I lost mine on the Camino Inglés trail back in October. …

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LESSON #12 – IT’S OK TO SAY NO

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step I am a recovering “people pleaser”.  Perhaps it’s a British thing, or perhaps it is just the way that I was parented but it is certainly part of my DNA and it is not always a bad thing.  Being the type of…

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10 CAMINO FACTS THAT YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT

Introduction As I am finalising the preparations to take my very first group of pilgrims across the Pyrenees, I thought it would be a nice idea to put together some facts about this trail that will tie everything together. There are all sorts of myths and legends that go along with the Camino, but here…

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LESSON #11 – LEARN TO LISTEN MORE

Life and Business Lessons Learned From A Hike Across Spain, Step by Step If there is one thing that I am good at in this world it is talking! I am a terrible sufferer from “monkey mind” which basically means that I find it difficult to switch off my thoughts.  I struggle to meditate, I…

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