Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

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 · Leave a 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 · Leave a comment

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

The Danger of the ‘Single Story’

While writing this week’s Camino story – how I met this dear old lady in the tiny 10 square kilometre village of Ventosa (population 166 at last count) when my … Continue reading

August 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

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

Camino Stories: The Pole in the Rain

Having spent the previous night in Pamplona, we had a leisurely breakfast , bought ourselves some yoghurt and fruit for our lunch, and a little before noon set off on … Continue reading

July 28, 2020

Health Benefits of Walking the Camino

A Long Walk to Health After I walked the Camino in 2011, I was invited by various people and organisations to give talks about my experience of what it was … Continue reading

July 12, 2020

Tiny – the Gentle Giant

A vignette from the past – and the lesson my friend Tiny Reid taught me. I first met ‘Tiny’ Reid on the day we both started primary school at St … Continue reading

July 11, 2020 · 4 Comments

Health Benefits of Walking the Camino

A Long Walk to Health After my book Strangers on the Camino was published at the end of 2011, I was invited by various people and organisations to give talks … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

Reflections on the Camino

I was recently asked this question about my journey on the Camino:What words would I use to describe the feelings I had while trekking through each of the three distinct … Continue reading

July 3, 2020
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