Category: walking

Walking Buddy

There used to be a time when I’d find any excuse not to walk. Strange, since I learnt to walk at such an early age and have been dabbling in it for such a long time. A lot of the problem has been a question of speed. My hill walking friends walk as an activity Read More

Walk Local

Group walk yesterday was somewhat miss-sold. 3 miles ended up to be 6.5 (10.7km) but I think it was the pace that did me in. Unprepared for the pace or terrain, I’m feeling it today. My legs still worked though, and I can still breathe so let’s look for the positive. The route was actually Read More

Testing the City

I’m in The City again today, and today should be the test of how I really feel about it. The to-do list is pretty complicated today so I could have easily made an number of excuses to avoid the travelling. I could feel them slipping into my mind when I wasn’t looking. Postive Mental Attitude Read More

Fancy Footwear

It was a night to remember! Ceilidh dancing always is but this was even better. Weddings are those occasions when you may or may not know someone out with your own circle of friends. This was different! I knew loads of folk there so it was more than just a wedding, more than just a Read More

Sore feet – part II

The first day of the walk was at times tough, at times boring, at times wet. Definitely wasn’t the best day of the weekend. Long and arduous, I certainly did have sore feet – especially on the last decent into camp. Camp meant food – Sweet and sour pork with rice for dinner, backed beans Read More

Sore feet – part I

out hill walking at the weekend and have just completed the shopping for it. needed food that is light weight, in case I have to carry it all, and that is easy and quick to cook on a camp stove. not the best food for healthy living but at least I’ll have walked for 8 Read More