About mjsweeney1

Born in England, but raised in Australia, Shel Sweeney has worked in cafes, publishing houses, schools and for the London 2012 Olympics. Shel, an eternal child who squeals out loud at fireworks and runs outside when it snows, has been writing since the age of eight and plans to continue for some time to come.

Training Hikes

Since deciding to hike the Camino de Santiago (an almost 800km hike across the top of Spain), I have been a variety of training hikes – large and small, flat and hilly, easy and difficult. I have discovered a real joy for hiking and being in nature, and uncovered a motivation, persistence and strength I never knew I had. Continue reading