IF negativity is winning

“New York will eventually dull your sparkle and you’ll become a little bit more jaded like the rest of us…” The quote today is something that someone said to me after I had only been here for two weeks… the quote is peculiar today because today’s post is a little bit different than usual. I’m…

IF you’ve heard myths

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.” – Robert Fulghum I have found that after many years…

IF you do the Camino de Santiago

“Every new person you met in your life introduces you to something new!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan I walked the last 5 stages of the Camino Francés this week. I have the sore knees and many blisters to show for it. And of course, the official Compostela! Today, I want to do a diary style post…

IF you’re packing for the Camino de Santiago

“Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.” – Wayne L. Misner I am writing this post on Tuesday evening before taking off to do the Camino de Santiago tomorrow. It’s 11.38PM and I have just finished packing my backpack. So, I thought I would tell you what I’ve…

IF you’re inspired

“Basically what we have here is a dreamer. Somebody out of touch with reality. When she jumped, she probably thought she’d fly” – Jeffrey Eugenides When this post is published, I will be en route to Sarria, Galicia to start the Camino de Santiago. I’ve told a lot of people that I am going to…