Book Review: High and Low – How I Hiked Away From Depression Across Scotland by Keith Foskett

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‘Dark clouds had formed overnight, obscuring the summit of Beinn Aird da Loch, and a fierce wind roared. Now the bothy walls screamed in surrender. Rain rattled the roof and water cascaded down.’ With all of Keith Foskett’s travel adventure books, you feel like you’re walking beside him. He’s brutally honest about the places he passes through, the people he …

Snippet Time: from Candyfloss Guitar – The Black Sheep

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One afternoon Diego took a break on a stone wall next to a pastured field with a flock of sheep huddled together and began writing a mental list of the pros and cons of being a farmhand. Just as Diego was figuring that if he went to Pedro’s straight away and gave up drinking for a while, it wouldn’t be …

The Perfect Hostel for the Weary Pilgrim

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I close my eyes and I am there on the Camino again: Resting my weary legs and at peace looking forward to the adventures ahead. Life on the Camino de Santiago is very simple; you walk, you eat, you sleep and you walk… So sometimes when urban life feels too much I reflect and imagine I’m back on that road. …