Rain Trap

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Walking along the seafront between two Devon villages, our walking companion warned us that a very black cloud was about to open up overhead, but we should not worry as there was a lovely café a couple of hundred yards away where we could take shelter. So we sped up a bit – with dogs and children in tow – and we … Continue reading Rain Trap

The Benefits of Walking

BY BEN EAGLE ‘’I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least—and it is commonly more than that—sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.’’ Henry David Thoreau, Walking   Since I discovered his works as an undergraduate I have regularly enjoyed losing myself in the writing … Continue reading The Benefits of Walking