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Despite this years obstacles, firstly floods and then limited walking due to lockdown I have eventually reached 500 miles in my #walk1000miles challenge. I am so pleased that I am half way there
As luck would have it my 500 mile reward (only ordered on Sunday) arrived today. I am looking forward to trying [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 30th 2020

…tricking Mr C into a short walk

On Saturday afternoon we visited Buildwas Abbey which turned out be more brief than we had intended. Parts are inaccessible at the moment due to renovations and barriers closing off areas due to Covid-19. Just after we arrived a photographer turned up and whilst taking our own photographs we [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 21st 2020

My afternoon walk took my to Leegomery Pools. The goslings have grown such a lot that I almost didn’t spot them. After my circuit of the pool I decided to walk back on a route that I had explored last year.

Walking on this pathway home I noticed another pathway going off in a different direction, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2020

My medals have arrived for two walking challenges that I undertook before the lockdown restrictions were eased.
Due to the recommended hour for a walk once a day I was limited to the 5k (3.1 miles) option.
VE Day Challenge – 3.31 miles completed on 11 May 2020 taking 60 minutes. This event commemorated 75 years since [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 16th 2020

Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to take a longer walk to Dothill Nature Reserve.
I spent as much time walking there and back as I did in the Nature Reserve.
I will do it differently next time. I will park near to one of the entry points which will allow me more time to enjoy exploring [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2020

We usually celebrate our wedding anniversary with a travel adventure. This year we had planned to be in Norfolk and were looking forward to meeting with friends whilst we were there.
Plan B was a mini local adventure and ‘Fine Dining’ on the patio. The weather had other ideas…
A last minute Plan C came in operation; [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2020

Whilst enjoying lunch on the patio we were interrupted by a loud knock on the door. Mr C disappeared and emerged around the side of the house with another man. He was assessing the cost of weeding, power-washing and applying weedkiller to our driveway and patio. I am always wary of using the services of [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 3rd 2020

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