Monthly Miles: June 2020

I keep saying it and maybe I should stop… But this could’ve been the month in which I completed the Cleveland Way. We’ve all seen our plans halted due to the outbreak and, slowly, we are returning towards a form of normal life (although the government are keen to rush it, somewhat).

Throughout all the chaos, anger, fear and uncertainty, I’ve kept walking and continue to do so.

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Monthly Miles: May 2020

Another month in Lockdown. Some of us saw a return to routine and work in this time, while for others, true ‘Lockdown Life’ may be ongoing, even with the ease of certain rules and restrictions.

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Monthly Miles: April 2020

April was our first full month in Lockdown and, for the UK, it may prove to be our only month, if the speculation is to be believed right now. I’ve been ‘furloughed’ (off work and in receipt of 80% of my basic wage) all throughout but have managed to keep myself relatively active. Flat walks and short distances from my doorstep, where the hills are hard to find.

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My First OS Map

With thanks to fellow outdoor blogger Emily Woodhouse, this is my first response to what will be a series of daily prompts for this week. Not being able to get out or travel far often can leave bloggers with a lack of impetus to write. You can follow Emily’s work at Travelling Lines.

What is your oldest piece of outdoor gear or equipment? How long have you had it?

Tell its story.

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