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My next Camino snippet

My next challenge is to take into the future those life lessons learned on the Camino.
My next Camino snippet My next challenge is to take into the future those life lessons learned on the Camino.   So now when I really don’t feel like taking the dog for a… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/my-next-camino-snippet1/

My next Camino snippet

While walking the Camino I found that there is a well-developed system of hostels (albergues) catering for the thousands of pilgrims.
My next Camino snippet While walking the Camino I found that there is a well-developed system of hostels (albergues) catering for the thousands of pilgrims.   We walked… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/my-next-camino-snippet/

Live while you’re alive – I did it!

My amazing adventure, the Camino of Santiago, has all but finished. I found myself to be far more capable than I could have imagined and hope to carry that through into everyday life.
Live while you’re alive – I did it! My amazing adventure, the Camino of Santiago, has all but finished.  I found myself to be far more capable than I could have imagined and… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/live-while-youre-alive-i-did-it/

The final countdown

Camino day is almost here and my aim to not carry more than 4 kilos is meeting serious challenges! My rucksack has been packed twice – before taking everything out and weighing each item on the kitchen scales.
The final countdown   Camino day is almost here and my aim to not carry more than 4 kilos is meeting serious challenges!  My rucksack has been packed twice –  before taking… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/final-countdown/

What do Vaseline and hiking have in common?

Sitting in my cosy warm house it is easy to forget that outside the weather is telling a different tale – the dog and I have been out for our morning walk along icy pavements and a sudden burst of hail.
What do Vaseline and hiking have in common?   Sitting in my cosy warm house it is easy to forget that outside the weather is telling a different tale – the dog and I have… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/what-do-vaseline-and-hiking-have-common/

If they can do it, I can do it

Hi – this is ‘Autumn Gold’ calling in with my latest info
If they can do it, I can do it  Hi – this is ‘Autumn Gold’ calling in with my latest info.   You may have read my previous blog "Age is but a Number" and noted that I plan a… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/if-they-can-do-it-i-can-do-it/

The sandwich generation: Looking after parents AND children

2016 is a big year for me. I mean a huge one. It’s the year that I turn fifty. Even typing that makes my stomach turn. I’ve never actually said it out loud – that’s how sad I am.
The sandwich generation: Looking after parents AND children 2016 is a big year for me. I mean a huge one. It’s the year that I turn fifty. Even typing that makes my stomach… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/sandwich-generation-looking-after-parents-and-children/

Age is but a number

In February I will be 82. Health-wise I have the usual things precipitated by the ageing process; arthritis in hips and feet and type 2 diabetes, as well as the after effects of a thyroidectomy.
Age is but a number In February I will be 82.  Health-wise I have the usual things precipitated by the ageing process; arthritis in hips and feet and type 2 diabetes, as well… http://essexweighsin.co.uk/blog/age-number/