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We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.
Thich Nhat Hahn

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 20th 2020

I walked a different route to one of my local pools and once there I noticed that the Heron was sitting on one of his usual perches, surveying the pool. Every now and then he would fly over the ducks and geese, chasing them away before landing on the edge of the pool. Back and [...]

23 Comments CherryPie on Jan 8th 2020

On 4th December, I completed my 1000 miles for 2019. I decided then that I would try to complete my personal pledge to walk 1000 miles in 365 days starting from 1st March which was when I first encountered #walk1000miles. I have today completed that pledge and have walked 1000 miles from the 1st March – [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 31st 2019

14 Comments CherryPie on Dec 24th 2019

… of the cooling towers

On Friday I climbed the Wrekin Hill, as did many other local people. The Wrekin was a good vantage point to watch the controlled demolition of the iconic cooling towers that have been prominent in the Ironbridge Gorge since the 1960s.
I am sad to see them go, they were part of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2019

Today is the day! I completed 1000 miles walking in 2019
There were jobs around the house that I needed to do today and I was so close to my target that I didn’t want to risk completing my miles doing housework. Nor did I want to complete my miles on a local walk [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Dec 4th 2019

Yesterday Mr C and I had an afternoon in Ironbridge so that I could photograph the iconic cooling towers from Dale End Park. They are scheduled for demolition at the end of this week. I wasn’t the only one taking photos, many others had the same idea. I could tell that some of the photographers [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 3rd 2019

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