Archive for the tag '1000 miles'

The weather was hot and sunny so instead of our planned visit to Dorchester, and after stopping to photograph the Cerne Abbas Giant, we headed to Lulworth Cove. We climbed to see the view of the cove and the Stair Hole rock formation from above.

After elevenses, we drove to Durdle Door where we walked down [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2019

One of the things that Mr C particularly wanted to see was the Tiger Tank Exhibition in Bovington Tank museum. After breakfast we drove to Bovington along leafy lanes in beautiful sunshine. After looking at some of the exhibits it was time for a morning cup of tea.
Unfortunately the small cafe that was nearest to [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jul 5th 2019

After two days of travelling, we decided to give the car a rest. In the morning we walked around Sherborne looking at its interesting architecture along the way. We visited the Abbey, which is a fabulous building. As we entered we were warmly welcomed by one of the Abbey greeters, she was very knowledgeable and [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 3rd 2019

After breakfast we walked to the information centre to pick up leaflets about places that we might visit. We then hopped into the car and set off towards the coast thinking that we might stop in Bridport but the main street there, because of its location, put us off stopping. It was here we noticed [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 2nd 2019

It was a slow walking day for me on bank holiday monday. No lovely walks just a short shopping trip to the city where I managed to get most of my 10000 steps in.
The reason my walking was slow is that somehow this week I have managed to hurt my back… It played up earlier [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 28th 2019

We who walk for pleasure alone must never allow ourselves to think teleologically; our pleasure is in the walking, and in that alone, and we have no need to seek outside the walking for any justification for it.
Bernard Levin

10 Comments CherryPie on May 26th 2019

Filed under Anecdotes


The last few weeks have presented challenges for me. Getting in a daily walk, even a small walk has been difficult to fit in around the challenges…
Yesterday was one of those days. Mr C and I had to make a journey that takes a couple of hours in order to register the death of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 22nd 2019

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