Happy #NationalWalkingMonth! A while back I set myself the challenge of walking more. Last week I finally conjured up the motivation to start. I decided to do the recommended 10,000 steps per day for a week to see how I would feel. I walked to work, went for a quick stroll at lunch and then… Continue reading A Week of Walking 10,000 Steps Per Day
In a previous post I mentioned that I was going to try to cycle to and from work every day. Unfortunately the weather got in the way. Well, I did decide to start when winter was coming! Although I did say that weather should not stop you, it is probably best you don’t cycle in frost!… Continue reading Walking Challenges for 2017
I have discovered something new and you’re going to love it. When I say new, it’s actually quite old now. It all started in 2000 according to http://www.geocaching.com when the technology became available to track objects by their specific GPS location. I’m talking about the worldwide treasure hunt known as Geocaching. To play along you download the… Continue reading New Found Love – Geocaching!
These days it is so expensive to rely on (usually unreliable) public transport, and even if you do drive, that can cost a great deal too. I’ve been trying to think of ways to get around this – I live a little too far to walk (50 minutes walking + bad timekeeping skills = late… Continue reading Reasons to start cycling to work
Yesterday I went on a lovely Autumnal country walk at Ryton Pools. The leaves were floating gently to the ground all around me and it was all very calm. I love walking at this time of year, here’s why: There are hardly any people around – who wants to go out in the cold, right?… Continue reading Ryton Pools Autumn Woodland Walk