Perry O’Donovan is an author, editor and blogger. A graduate of London’s South Bank Polytechnic and the University of Edinburgh, he worked on the Darwin Correspondence Project at Cambridge University (1992–99), editing the letters of Charles Darwin. Santiago, Here I Come is his collection of essays on walking to Santiago de Compostela (2008). His work has appeared in The Irish Times, Irish Examiner, Southern Star and Sunday Independent. The Wordkern Archive on WordPress.com is Perry’s blog.