Preparation for the Trail

El Camino de Santiago and the 10 worst mistakes

June 12, 2018

The 10 worst mistakes I made walking El Camino de Santiago in Spain 1. First mistake walking for 6 days instead of longer because ‘after 10 days everything is easy’ . So the long term, long distance Pilgrims say . Then again, they are the ones still alive at the end to tell the tale. […]

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The power of exercise

May 27, 2018

Warriors in pose Strong women fighting the unknown Lighting the shadows Here I am with the fantastic, courageous and fun women from the exercise class, run by talented physiotherapist Julee Binns. Despite dealing with the impact of surgery and chemotherapy; scar tissue, lymphedema, neuropathy etc. these lovely ladies enthusiastically follow Julee in her specially designed […]

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The journey begins

May 25, 2018

  Lovely friends look up Lone goose flys high in winter sky Cry fades, honk honk, bye Here are the courageous and inspiring women, from my exercise class held at Cancer Care in Christchurch. We are so fortunate to have physiotherapist Julee Binns taking our class and for the support of St Georges subsidizing the […]

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walking pole

The journey begins with one step

May 20, 2018

Tina Morrell who attends CWC Toastmasters with Sheila, has returned from her project with a mission. Trekking to Everest Base Camp, alongside fellow CWC Toastmaster member Bette Chen, and helping a local Nepalese family to rebuild their home and life after the recent Earthquake. For more information visit the ProjectEBC website here. Now she hands over her trekking […]

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