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17th August 2014: Leigh-on-Sea circular via Hadleigh Castle

Jean led a group of seven on this varied walk with views of the Thames Estuary. From Leigh the walk sloped up to Hadleigh Castle, a ruin originally built in 1215 but extensively fortified by Edward III against a feared French invasion. 121 more words



Another image I like but that I did not select to go into the StillWalks video below.

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Walk #03 And you'll realize...

I went on the same walk today as I did yesterday. The same places, at the same time of day, in the same order. But this time I had a friend with me :). 257 more words


Self-Reflection: Meaning and Purpose

“The meaning of life is to find your gift.
The purpose of life is to give it away.”
– William Shakespeare

I read this quote earlier this week and it’s served as a¬†reflection ever since.

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Chiddingfold circular 10 miles

What a difference the summer makes. The route today, much of it noted for being a quagmire in the winter, was bone dry in comparison. Mud was not a problem and nor, I’m glad to say, were horseflies. 51 more words


They Walked Every Day


They walked every day. If he lived another month, it would be a miracle. Not his thoughts, but the words of the doctor who had taken care of him for thirty years. 374 more words

Meet and greet by the River Stour

Friday 15th August 2014

This morning I had a dental appointment: to have a crown fitted. I had had the prep done a couple of weeks ago, at which time I’d spent about 30 minutes in the dentist’s chair. 402 more words