Have you any experience of Meetup walking groups? I’ve been running one since 2019…
Have you ever used Meetup as a platform for hosting group walks and other events? This could also be an interesting experiment to see who regularly reads my blog.
Continue reading “Walk Leading and Meetup”
In the first of a brand-new series tracking my progress through the years, I’m going to be casting an eye over my walks and mileage from the first month of 2020.
Continue reading “Monthly Miles: January 2020”
My inspiration for this post was found in a recent and brief online conversation with Alex Roddie on social media. Alex raised the idea that getting outside is being marketed as the simple ‘be all and end all’ solution for a world of people’s personal problems (as I understood it).
This is not something I’d previously considered but immediately, I felt a response and realisation growing within me that has provided the impetus for this piece of writing.
Continue reading “Is Getting Outside a Long-Term Fix?”
It was back in October 2012 that I first joined Brunel Walking Group in an opportunity to meet like-minded people of a similar age and to explore different areas on foot. Since then, I’ve become a regular and well-known member. It was only six-months after joining that I was leading my first group walk (I was encouraged to do it but, still).
On average, I’ll probably lead five or six walks in a year and often more. What I’d like to do in this post is to explore and share why I take on this responsibility.
Continue reading “Why Do I Lead Group Walks?”