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

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

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: 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: Nothing Ever Happens by Chance

Nothing ever happens by chance. I was reminded of this basic fact of life during the latter part of our Camino, just ten days away from Santiago Having spent a … Continue reading

August 5, 2020 · 3 Comments

The Camino Authors Collective

Interviewing famed Film-Maker and Camino author Bill Bennett The Camino Authors Collective is a group set up by Amit Janco (a Canadian currently living in Bali, Indonesia), Russ Eanes (an … Continue reading

July 21, 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

Purchase books directly from author

Don’t want – for whatever reason – to purchase from Amazon? If you would like to get a signed copy of the paperback edition of book (which contains 16 colour … Continue reading

July 11, 2020

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
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