Monthly Archives: August 2010

Is this a Catholic blogue?

I was talking on the phone to a friend earlier today who said, “Your blog’s really weird, mate.” Naturally, I assented to this proposition without any resistance, as the blogue is designed to be weird.  I was therefore happy once … Continue reading

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Fides et Rabit

The long journey is over for the rabit piligrimin, on this stage of the piligriminage, and this is a photo of the end of the track.  I am now high up in the foothills of rugged mountains on the Costa … Continue reading

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Rabit piligrimin learns aerial donkey photography

I have stayed all these weeks at the farm, having set out in July on the Chemin Saint-Jacques cycling from England, not knowing what was going to happen.  Within two days of arriving I had been telephoned by a school … Continue reading

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What’s up, donk?

When we arrived at the rendezvous point where donkey and rabit piligrimins were due to be collected and returned to the farm by jeep and horse box, there was a long wait, which was perfect because we found a restaurant … Continue reading

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Donkey express

In Lussac les Chateaux, Dalie and I had a night of adventures with a storm that arrived in the early hours of the morning.  It was one of those spectacular storms that are common in  August in France, with a … Continue reading

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Donkey encounters of the third kind

When Dalie and I left to go on our little piligriminage, we had to lock up her companion Rosie in the barn because they are very close companions and Rosie doesn’t like Dalie going off without her.  One of the … Continue reading

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The donkey unzipped my supper

I was already convinced, long before I set off with Dalie on the chemin Saint-Jacques (the Via Turonensis variant on the GR48 for the anoraks among you) that donkeys are intelligent.  When Barbara told me that Dalie understands how to … Continue reading

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