Blogs in Paradise

The ramblings of a walking holiday guide

Into the Mild….

By |2019-06-11T06:31:03+00:00May 31st, 2018|

I understand the urge to climb our big beautiful mountains, their rugged majesty, the sense of achievement, the views, the photo opportunities, the impressiveness of the whole event. Heading into the mild; local footpaths, fields, woodlands, country lanes, gentle hills, lazy rivers, babbling brooks, can hold less glory. Often [...]

Circles of compassion

By |2019-06-11T06:31:11+00:00October 14th, 2017|

image courtesy of Ella Trotter A highlight of my visits to Kalikalos, are the circles. We gather before each evening meal, this brings us back to the present, to reconnect, to welcome any newcomers, acknowledge any parting guests, make any announcements and give thanks to those who [...]

Greek Odyssey – is it for me?

By |2019-06-11T06:31:20+00:00May 8th, 2017|

photo of Kissos water fountain, courtesy of Alena Strohbehn I am packing my bags, sorting out my t-shirts, checking my first-aid kit, generally flapping and realising I’m not as fit as I could be, in preparation for another Greek Odyssey. If you have ever wondered whether a [...]

The last days of spring

By |2019-06-11T06:31:28+00:00April 27th, 2014|

Close up and colourful in the woods... So another Sunday unfurls........ Here I sit at my computer, the fire still burning, the last of the April showers falling lightly on fresh Spring growth, helping green up the land and herald summer in all its glory. Last weekend [...]

February ramblings

By |2019-06-11T06:31:37+00:00February 11th, 2014|

The view from Loughrigg down to Grasmere on a different day.... So this is the beginning of my bloggers journey... Well, hello. I will start where I am, which is Sunday evening, looking at the clock and thinking I really should go to bed, but before I [...]

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