My local MP came to hear all about my Camino de Santiago and the local connection to her constituency. I told her the story how for 900 years the Hand of St James has been in the Thames Valley.
What’s in the cardboard box? A delivery arrived and I was intrigued and excited to open it! Thank you Giant Bikes UK for the fabulous latest Explore E-Bike. Perfect for a touring cycling Artist!
For 900 years this relic of the apostle of Christ has been in the Thames valley. It felt right to start with its home of I’m cycling all the way to Santiago Dr Compostela and the tomb holding the
It was the first day out on the new Giant Explore E bike and I headed into the Chilterns for some hills and practice. In the Hambleden Valley is Fawley church with a John Piper stained glass window. We
It was the start of Feb and the arctic polar blast was howling down across Europe. In Oxford our lips were blue and the gloves no use. I needed a hot cuppa and a place by the window,
I rode past the Archeology department and called in to see an old friend. I first met Emma Henderson back in the dim and distant days of November last year when we discussed the Hand of St James, from
I set off from Christchurch college wearing a Christchurch tie, a lovely present from the porters in the They had also provided the Bishop with a stamp for my pilgrim passport and he had signed my pannier with a
Wow! The cycle jacket that changes colour in the headlights! Courtesy of ProVis Sports.
I was delighted when the Bishop of Oxford the right reverend Steven Croft agreed to bless my Camino painting and cycling pilgrimage. It’s a powerful thing to be receive a blessing for any adventure and for something as big
In March and April 2018 I intend to cycle and paint the ancient Pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compestella in Galicia, Spain. For at least a thousand years pilgrims have made their way across Europe to the Cathedral and