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#walk1000miles – January 2018

Officially, I am not looking to #walk1000miles this year, having come so close in 2016 and exceeding the total last year.

But I will be tracking my mileage as the months go on, as I’m interested to see how I may fair in a more ‘normal’ and less challenging year.

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#walk1000miles: November 2017

I’ve done it! As of last night, I’ve officially completed my #walk1000miles challenge and with one whole month to spare!

On the Wales Coast Path, last month.

At the end of October, I had 922.25 miles in the bag. Let’s take a look at how November 2017 went.

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National Trust Visit: Kedleston Hall

Tuesday 15th August 2017

Having spent the morning in and around Matlock Bath, I was looking to move on after lunch and in to the early afternoon.

I felt it was still too early to encounter the three-hour drive home and I instructed my SatNav to plot a course for Kedleston Hall; my sole National Trust visit of the weekend.

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#walk1000miles – October 2017

Officially, I imagine we’re still in autumn. However, recent temperatures have suggested that winter isn’t very far away.

Then, there’s Daylight “Savings”… Where we actually lose an hour’s light in the evenings all because we live in a country that’s afraid of change (possibly). That alone will have an effect on my monthly miles.

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#walk1000miles – August 2017

Some believe that today marks the official end of summer with the arrival of autumn; accompanied by the usual comments of ‘Wot summuh?’, when in fact, all the good stuff seem to come and go before rain-ridden August.

September is often a drier month than its predecessor, even as the temperature begins to fall with the leaves and daylight hours. Effectively, I have four months left in which to complete this year’s #walk1000miles challenge…

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#walk1000miles – July 2017

I always find this point in any calendar year to be slightly frightening time, with the possibility that there is suddenly ‘only one month of summer remaining’. When you’re making something of your weekends and trying to bypass the wasted time at work each week, the time can appear to accelerate.

Let’s look at all the mileage I covered in July 2017.

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