Uphill to Bleadon (West Mendip Way)

Sunday 7th February 2021

After a month in which I was honest and stayed very close to home and walking only from my own doorstep; I decided to give myself a day off. But, instead of sitting at home, watching Netflix and taking it easy; what I had in mind was to drive for precisely five miles (across Weston-super-Mare; the town I live in) and follow a fresh route for a local walk…

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Doorstep Walk: Weston Woods

Another walk from my doorstep in Weston-super-Mare. Across the town of Worle, up to the woods on Worlebury Hill and then down towards the sad state of Birnbeck Pier.

Sunday 31st January 2021

I was feeling as though I’d exhausted my local jaunts out to Sand Bay and Sand Point. I was craving a change but, driving somewhere was still out of the question. I’d climbed and descending the Monk’s Steps but hadn’t, before this day, walked in to Weston Woods.

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Month in Review: January 2021

It was inevitable, wasn’t it, that ‘Lockdown 3.0’ would soon follow the dawn of 2021. While many of us were pleased to see the tail-end of 2020, this pandemic was not about to disappear or take a year off. This time of year and in these colder months, can present enough of a challenge for people without the intervention of a virus and a government that fails to act in good time.

Being active is probably more important now than it ever has been. With all these rules about staying local, I knew that I’d at least be able to walk.

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Doorstep Walk: Sand Bay and Sand Point

Sunday 24th January 2021

Overnight, snow had fallen locally and in other parts of the UK that had not already been blanketed. Or so I read online.

My plans for the day didn’t change. I would walk out to Sand Point from home, once again. This time, I’d head clockwise around and take in Sand Bay before it could come close to getting busy again.

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