Month in Review: May 2021

Reviewing my miles, walks and runs from May 2021.

May was a good month, wasn’t it? If you discount how cold and wet it was. Like many others, I resorted to turning the heating back on, shortly before the end… And now, here in June, we’re all striving to keep cool!

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Monthly Miles: May 2020

Another month in Lockdown. Some of us saw a return to routine and work in this time, while for others, true ‘Lockdown Life’ may be ongoing, even with the ease of certain rules and restrictions.

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Lockdown Walk: Wick St. Lawrence

Sunday 5th April 2020

Another walk in Lockdown and this one took place ahead of the Sand Point walk I wrote about previously. Wick St. Lawrence is a small village and parish on the outskirts of Weston-super-Mare and a stone’s throw from where I currently live. I hadn’t explored all of the area and knew of a series of (potentially inaccessible) footpaths close that would be the feature of this morning’s outing.

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Walking in Lockdown

It’s been over a week now since the government ordered us in to this ‘Lockdown’ situation – although, I’ve not sure whether they’re officially using that term. Their message is simple: stay inside, only go out when it’s necessary and do this to minimise the inevitable strain on the NHS, when it comes to treating people with this COVID-19/Coronavirus that has plagued the entire planet.

They also recognise the importance of keeping active and maintaining a regular form of exercise. There’s been a common lack of understanding and lack of clarity from the government on some of these restrictions.

(This is NOT an April Fool’s post.)

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