Tag Archives: walking

After sixteen days of rain

I walked out into the brand new world fresh streams flowed down tarmacked roads and deep puddles lay in fairy chains on nature strips a wild rabbit dashed for cover under the neighbour’s hedge cacophonies of birds gathered in dripping … Continue reading

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Supermarkets can be exhausting

oh — checkout lady please don’t rush me — walking stick my dear friend again  

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How do you measure miracles?

Walking has been such an effort in recent weeks. I love my walking stick! And have resorted to using it at home, as my balance has been wobbly and a fall would just be silly. My Thursday morning delight walk … Continue reading

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Living on a hill is good for your health

  hill walking wisdom flat paths rise and fall one step one breath at a time    

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My inner poet is spreading her wings

I was walking home from the shops last week — a familiar outing these days — feeling buoyant, daring to think that there might have been a slight improvement in my stamina, when that now-familiar thing happened: someone/something put the … Continue reading

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Interconnectedness

I’m making friends along the route of my morning walk – locals who also walk, or who chat over their front fence. At about the halfway mark, just before the uphill stretch begins, there’s a small wooden bench in front … Continue reading

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Walking meditation

strolling is my new power walking, mindful steps measuring the days  

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Morning walks

A core aspect of my rehabilitation is a daily walk through the leafy streets of my suburb. Since arriving home from hospital, I’ve missed only one day – and oh, did I miss it! My body can’t do ‘fast’ at … Continue reading

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