In 2011 I spent forty days walking the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. An agnostic’s pilgrimage? A rite of passage? An ageing person’s folly? I didn’t know. Mrs Blister became my alter ego, muttering and moaning, cursing and crying, and searching for jokes, strong coffee and plasters along the Way.
MRS BLISTER CHANGES BOOTS is an attempt to understand the power and meaning of personal odyssey and reflect on whether a long walk is at all good for the soul. In translating Mrs Blister from the stage to the online space, the story telling inevitably becomes the focus.