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it's been sheer joy to be part of a community so determined to make – and so adept at making – life better by walking about an hour a day. It doesn't sound like much of an investment and indeed it isn't, in the sense of back-breaking work and personal sacrifice. But it is an epic fertiliser for life.
Absolutely delighted to get a buzz from reception the other day to inform me “Someone from #walk500miles here to see you”. (At least, delighted once I’d racked my brain in search of a forgotten arrangement, and found nothing.) Turned out it was Phil, newly-retired, who happened to live not far away, and who thought it would be fun to rack up some miles collecting his free badge in person
Happy walkers, infectious smiles, memories being made – and things in so many respects getting better and better through the magic of regular application of the old left-right, left-right. That's the business we're in – and there isn't a better one on the planet.
I've just come back from a week away in the heaths and woods of Breckland and Sandlings – two areas of East Anglia I've always found as transporting as any National Park. But one of the things I've noticed since doing #walk1000miles is ...
When you get into walking it's always a thrill to discover how friendly everyone is and how ready they are to say hello. It's always suggested to me a latent bond of comradeship that I find very heartening. Now take that faint warm buzz of fellowship and multiply it