Thursday, 14th July 2016
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
Wednesday, 29th April 2015 (Day 3, week 17)
Aiming to walk 1000 miles in a year
Total so far: 322.1 miles (5.8 miles this week)
We didn’t know there was a reservoir near Newquay until we found this walk (iWalkCornwall.co.uk).
A fishing competition was in progress so there were loads of guys and girls around the lake preparing to spend the day fiddling with maggots and things. Who knew they needed so much kit to fish with? They had their own wheel barrows to get their stuff from the car to the lakeside and then they had tents and chairs and picnic stuff and some even had special seats which actually went into the water so that when they had their waders on they could sit down in the water without getting wet! How cool is that!! And then of course they had enormous fishing rods and yards and yards of fishing line. I’ll tell you it’s a complicated business this fishing! Continue reading