January 2021 ☑️

After what felt like the longest year ever in 2020 the first month of 2021 has flown by for me. Maybe that because I had a bit of a purpose, completing 100 miles for Suffolk Mind, not only did I complete it but I exceeded my goal! In the end I completed nearly 140 miles…

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Time is Ticking

Exactly 5 years from today, unrecorded rights of way that existed before 1949 will be extinguished. Time is ticking for us to get these unrecorded or under recorded routes correctly recorded on the definitive map. When we talk about these Lost Ways they aren’t all lost, many of these ways are in current use but…

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Best Books of 2020

This year there has been plenty of time for reading some books and I’ve loved making some down time to switch off and relax without technology. I’ve really enjoyed these 9 books ranging from nature exploration to inspiration for walks as well as some emotional rollercoasters. This book was one of my childhood favourites, I…

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Volunteering

Volunteering is key for anyone who wants to get into the conservation sector for a career. It’s a great way not only to expand your skill base but to network with relevant organisations and get your foot in the door for any new opportunities. I’ve volunteered with many organisations and charities and it has been…

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Access for All

Inclusion for all shouldn’t be exceptional it should be the norm! Now we all know that the outdoors can’t be accessible in all places for everyone, but there could be a lot more done to improve access in the countryside. Accessibility has a broad meaning as everyone has different abilities, one person’s visit to a…

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10 way to cover 100 miles

Currently 22% of women are achieving 30 minutes of  physical activity 5 times per week, compared to 35% during April of this year. This huge 13% drop is compared to a 5% decrease identified amongst men.  Women in Sport stated that 32% of women couldn’t prioritise doing exercise during the first lockdown as they had…

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