Local walking…..

Thursday, 14th July 2016

Hello again!

Two blogs in one week!!  What next?!

Mr RR and I are on the local community association ‘Paths group’ which means we’re trying to get some local paths opened up around the village to encourage walkers and to allow local people access to some lovely countryside.  It’s a slow process though and currently there are only a couple of routes within walking distance of the village. I took myself off along one of these today – a 4 mile circular walk along quiet roads. Sometimes you can see hares but not today – I need to get out earlier next time. Continue reading

Tramping around Trelissick

Wednesday, 1st July 2015

Well, its July people!

I was just counting up the walking weeks since January – I’m exactly halfway through the walking year – the 26th week of walking. That means by the end of this week I should have walked 520 miles to keep on target.  So far I’ve walked 451 miles.  Hmmm…..just a little bit behind!

So…a bit of catching up to do if I’m to complete the 1000 miles in a year.  I have to confess, it may not happen.  There’s such a lot going on at the moment that it’s getting difficult to fit in the miles.

However, I’ve learnt so much since I started.  I can identify loads of wild flowers ( I do sometimes annoy Mr RR by testing him while we’re out walking!), some butterflies and insects and I’m getting better on the birds.  I’m not much good on trees though – watch this space!

Today we wandered around the River Fal at Trelissick, found some tracks we hadn’t walked on before and saw a heron – which, as you know, is one of my favourites: Continue reading