Walking as a way of interacting with the world

The world is endlessly fascinating. And you can experience it in many different ways. To drive 4 hours along a coastline can present wonder, but going for a walk and observing your local neighbourhood can be fascinating as well. If you slow down and observe while out walking, you will see the fence posts and fruit trees, or old stoves and couches out on the side of the road, whatever your neighbourhood offers, but all of it is a story. The gift of observation is not something that you will see requested on job applications or taught at university, but having an appreciation of anything and everything around you, is a precious gift. Continue reading