A Little Faith

By the time I got away from the Crown on Sunday it was gone midday. It was a gloriously hot sunny day in Somerset, the ride down to my parents gave me time to reflect on everything thats happened recently at the Crown. I will miss several people in Frome but I do not regret making my decision to leave. Staying with parents, who are not happy about the amount of clutter I have, who can blame them?! I have filled half their house with half my belongings, the other half are still in the studio I’ve let out. Today I began to lay out everything for my pilgrimage, hmmm, I may need to review it all. Tomorrow I have to ride down to Ringwood to check out some walking boots! I always leave things to the last minute…. I keep thinking this time next week I’ll be in ‘le Puy en Velay, France’ getting ready to set off. Am I nervous very, but I have become a twitter fiend, and in doing so I have some very special people following me. Between the support from family, friends & strangers, and the little faith I have, I know I can succeed.

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About waytosantiago

The way of St. James is one of the three largest Christian pilgrimages of the world. I intend to walk one of the many routes which begins in le Puy en Velay, France. The route has been trodden by many weary souls, looking for answers, looking for adventure, for the obvious religious reasons, or just walked for the sake of it. I first came across the route about 6 years ago whilst reading Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Pilgrimage’, I decided maybe something could be learnt from spending so much time on the road in solitude. Being the kind of person that lives to work, these ideas were put on hold whilst my life moved steadily forward. Recently I’ve found myself longing for adventure and decided it was time to begin planning. Another thing I decided was if I was going to do this, I may as well try and raise money for charity along the way. So the story begins...
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One Response to A Little Faith

  1. Mike Davey says:

    Good luck fella and I am going to try my damnedest to join you near the end of the walk. You are doing a great thing here and I am really proud of you and … a little jealous. I’ll keep tweeting you and leaving comments. I’ll be with you in spirit if not in body. Luv ya dude.

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