Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

St James’ Day July 25th 2021 – Special Book Offer

This year the feast of St James (the patron saint of Spain, whose shrine lies in the city of Santiago de Compostela) falls on Sunday 25th July. It is said … Continue reading

July 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Best Books about the Camino de Santiago

I was recently invited by the folk at Shepherd.com to compile a list of the five best books about the Camino de Santiago. Now I am aware that there are … Continue reading

July 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Strangers on the Camino – A Review

I am sharing this lovely review of my book Strangers on the Camino written by Canadian author Sunil Tantirige. It was published recently on his Facebook page . I have … Continue reading

March 7, 2021

My Camino Talk to the Sri Lankan Literary Society-UK

No: 50.: Sunday 27th Sept 2020- Time: 12:00 noon Prof Sanjiva Wijesinha “My Journey on the Camino and the book it created” I was introduced by Shihan de Silva who … Continue reading

March 4, 2021

My Camino Stories – Rev. Sandy Brown

This month’s Camino Authors Collective Story Last weekend we had the privilege of listening to Caminoist Sandy Brown being interviewed by Russ Eanes for our monthly Camino Authors Collective meeing. … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · 1 Comment

Our Journey on the Camino – video presentation

Illustrated Talk for the Sri Lanka Literary Society – UK On 27th September this year I was invited to deliver a presentation to the Sri Lanka Litereray Society of the … Continue reading

October 20, 2020

Camino Stories: Talking to Camino Authors

Once a month on the last weekend of each month – around nine a.m. on Saturday morning in eastern Australia and around 7 p.m. on Friday evening in eastern North … Continue reading

October 3, 2020

Camino Stories: Keeping the Story Alive

With the Coronavirus still calling the shots these days, an efficacious vaccine a fair way off and international travel not what it used to be, many of us Camino aficianados … Continue reading

August 30, 2020

Camino Stories: One Good Turn

This is the happy sequel to my Camino story about the Pole in the Rain that I published a couple of weeks ago. Leaving the albergue in Portomarin early that … Continue reading

August 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

Camino Stories: Catholic or Moslem?

It happened in Ventosa. Having had our usual Spanish breakfast (desayuno) of orange juice, napolitanas and coffee, at the local bar in Navarette we set off on our journey. My … Continue reading

August 12, 2020 · 2 Comments
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