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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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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My first ‘Doorstep Walk’ of 2021; heading out to Sand Point from home, in what we refer to as Lockdown 3.0.
Sunday 10th January 2021
This was my first ‘Doorstep Walk’ of the year, with England having been set in to its third iteration of Lockdown, with the dawn of 2021. As hard as it appears sometimes, I do feel it’s very important to abide by the rules and to stay local to where you live.
I hope this post shows that, in my situation at least, it is possible to find a good amount of green space without travelling too far.
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Friday 10th April 2020
We were barely one week in to what has become known as Lockdown in the UK and I feel bad that it’s taken me this long to write about it. This was my first ‘proper’ walk during the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic, where I would otherwise spend my evenings walking short circuits around my very local area.
At the time, there was no specified limit on how far one could travel during exercise or how long we could exercise for. Social distancing rules applied but we were not allowed to travel for the purpose of walking, running or cycling, as three examples.
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