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Camino Finisterre – Day 1 – London to Santiago de Compostela

I'm rather in awe that I'm here again. Only 4 and a half months ago, I was in awe that I'd completed the camino Frances- albeit with manky feet. Since then, I'd been on a stint on the Camino del... Continue Reading →

Camino group walk – Finsbury Park to Stoke Newington

It's the first time I've walked with the group since July. I felt lazy and sluggish when I woke. But that's when I know that it's time to just do it anyway. I travelled across London to get to the... Continue Reading →

The London Commute – Waterloo and City Line

  If you've ever wondered what a commute is like in London, here's a picture of the queue to get to Bank on the Warerloo City line at around 8.40 am. Commuters quietly queuing and inching their way into these... Continue Reading →

Lisbon weekend – Day 4 – Lisbon to London

This has been a year of firsts. So, on this trip, I have another first. After Hubs flew off on the Sunday, I decided to stay on my own for an extra night in Lisbon. I worked out the cost... Continue Reading →

Lisbon weekend – Day 3 – A foodie kind of day

After our big sightseeing day yesterday, Hubs and I were at a loss as to what to see. There was so much to see yet, we did not feel the mood, our time being constrained by flights Hubs had to... Continue Reading →

Rugby World Cup 2015 – Australia vs Wales – Live photo updates

am at Twickenham stadium. Shall post photos as I take them. Excited. Can't speak in whole sentences! Barracking for Australia. Of course.                    Wales practising their scrum.    Half time score   Congrats Aussie!    

Lisbon weekend – Day 2 – Lisbon to Belem

Breakfast at the hotel was nice if not a little bit chaotic. We were seated in the nice old section of the hotel with very high ceilings and gilded patterns. But the buffet was set out in a tiny room... Continue Reading →

Lisbon weekend – Day 1 – London to Lisbon

I like living in London. And this is why: I get to go to cities like Lisbon for a long weekend. I'm rather excited. It's been a long time since I had done a city trip - probably Istanbul 2... Continue Reading →

The things I have learnt (so far) from walking the camino (or 2)

It is inevitable that I would be asked for my thoughts on the return of my 2nd camino. I ask of myself this question too, and many answers come into my head. Here is my attempt to organise these thoughts... Continue Reading →

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