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We travelled to Nottingham to meet my nephew and his lady for lunch. I clocked up quite a few steps walking between the car park and restaurant. When I got home I topped them up with a quick local walk in the afternoon sunshine.

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 5th 2021

I parked next to the pool that I visited on day one of my challenge and walked to (and around) another nearby pool. As I explored that pool area I found the pathway that links to a walk that leads back to my house. A walk I discovered during my local walks from home earlier [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2021

I have joined the Civil Service Charity’s STEPtember challenge, aiming to walk 10000 steps per day which for me is just over 4 miles. There will be days when I can’t do this due to travelling so I will average it out to reach my 300,000 in September.
For my first walk I chose a walk [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2021

People are always looking for something, and it is right there under their noses.
Travels Through an Unwrecked Landscape, Candida Lycett Green

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 22nd 2021

I was sitting home alone on the patio as the sun went down when I heard an unexpected rustle in the sun parched greenery and looked up to see this little guy. What a lovely treat for me.
The young blackbird with his distinctive personality also graced me with his presence as did a fleeting bat.

The [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 22nd 2021

Today was a scorcher with the temperature reaching 84F as I arrived home after an afternoon four miler.
I walked to Leegomery Pool where I sat and lingered for a while watching the fish just under the surface of the pool. Occasionally as the fish swam a fin emerged above the water level reminding me of [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 20th 2021

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2021

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