Happy Feet

Feet: underappreciated, subjected to disgraceful working conditions, and generally looked down upon. Unless you put your feet up in the air, like …

Pilgrim art: cairns

Ever since the beginning of the Camino, the way has been decorated with the occasional cairn made of rocks. On a particularly …

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Secret cake

Tonight we are in an albergue in the tiny town of Lorca, Spain. One of the hospitaleros gave me a slice of …

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Buen Camino!

It is afternoon on the fourth day of our Camino adventure. So far, most of our plans have fallen through, due to …

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Milk bottle, a very British thing

I couldnt resist taking pictures of milk bottles- and the delivery trucks- how charming they are! This particular milk comes from a …

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Baaa humbug

Have you ever looked into the eyes of a sheep? Or perhaps a goat? If not, go out and find one somewhere, …

The backyard at Ashurstwood House

It was a dark and stormy night when I arrived on Saturday, apparently quite typical weather for West Sussex in the springtime. …

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Winter illuminations in Kyoto

I spent my final evening in Kyoto strolling the grounds of two neighboring temples, Kodai-ji and Entoku-in. Many Japanese cities feature light …