Tag: #GetOutside

The Outdoorsy Type Suffolk

This week I tried something new, I joined The Outdoorsy Type Suffolk on a group walk. This isn’t something I would usually do, being a shy person, but it was so worth plucking up the courage to go along and meet such a wonderful group. The group has recently been set up by friends Helen…

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This Girl Can Ambassador

Last week I announced on my social media channels the exciting news that I have been selected as one of Active Suffolk‘s This Girl Can Ambassadors. This Girl Can is a Sport England nationwide campaign to inspire and empower women. It aims to get women and girls moving, regardless of their shape, size or ability. Fear of…

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Dunwich Beach and Heath

The Dunwich Beach and Heath walk is a lovely walk along the coast and through Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB which explores National Trust and RSPB land. The route covers just over 9km and takes around 2 hours to walk, this can be varied depending on where you park, you can shorten the route by…

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Working from home tips

With coronavirus confining many of us to our homes to work this has changed the way many of us work. I have started a new job since lockdown began, I have moved away from being a Rights of Way Officer to now being an Access Field Officer, doesn’t sound like much change but there’s quite…

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Scouts

I am extremely lucky and proud to have been a beaver, cub, scout, senior scout and now cub scout leader. I was sent to beavers with my friends as a child and my bug for the outdoors has grown ever since. I have completed my Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh through the scouts…

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Doorstep Discoveries

Having to walk from the house and not being able to explore further a field has many of us finding all sorts of places within walking distance of our homes. Whilst I had been to Mickfield Meadow before from home and as part of other drive to walks I had never experienced the snake head…

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Get Outside Champion

So last week I announced on my social media channels that I have been selected as an Ordnance Survey Get Outside Champions. I’m so excited to join a group of 99 other like minded outdoorsy people to achieve some great things over the next year. My role as a Get Outside Champion is to educate,…

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End of an Era

This week marks the end of an era for me as a Public Rights of Way Officer for a Local Highway Authority. I began my job as a fresh graduate back in January 2018 and have learnt a great deal in the last 2 and a bit years, I have loved this role and will…

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Bathing in Borrowdale

As I grew up in the Lake District I spent many summer days taking a dip in tarns, rivers and lakes to cool off on hot summer days. I love how invigorating wild swimming is, a completely different experience to a warm swimming pool. I must admit I do like a wet suit when it’s…

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