Tag Archives: Pilgrims

‘The Way’ – A biased review

I’ve managed to get a sneak preview of the new Martin Sheen/Emilio Estevez film ‘The Way’ which opens across the United Kingdom this Friday night (the 13th May). I’ll try and review it here without spoilers, and giving away nothing more … Continue reading

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Spain appears to be shut

As the clock hit six in Galicia last night, five o’clock here in the UK, my mailbox was once again full to overflowing with Spanish e-mails. It was like Christmas Eve, not for their contents but because their despatchers were trying … Continue reading

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Ribadeo, our gateway to the coast

As we await a couple of pieces of important news about the house, which I will of course share with you in due course, I thought I’d blog about Ribadeo. Although mentioned previously in passing, I’ve not focused on our … Continue reading

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And then there were two

‘Cutting off ones nose to spite ones face’. Founded in the medieval practice of women disfiguring themselves to protect their virginity, the phrase has passed into common parlance and is associated with a needless self-destructive over-reaction to a problem. We’ve … Continue reading

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Call of the Camino

Mention Galicia and many peoples first thought is Santiago de Compostela the ultimate destination for the caminos (Way of St James) which work their way through the autonomous region. Travel to Galicia in the summer and it will be impossible to miss … Continue reading

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