Every walker is a guard on patrol to protect the ineffable.
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Reclaiming the Lost Art of Walking

Reclaiming the Lost Art of Walking

Feb 12, 2016-- "There is something about the pace of walking and the pace of thinking that goes together. Walking requires a certain amount of attention but it leaves great parts of the time open to thinking. I do believe once you get the blood flowing through the brain it does start working more creatively," says Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art of Walking."Your senses are sharpened. As a writer, I also use it as a form of problem solving. I'm far more likely to find a solution by going for a walk than sitting at my desk and 'thinking'."" This BBC article explores and extols the forgotten virtues of walking. (9212 reads)


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Take ActionMake time to ramble this week. Let your feet take you where they will and pay attention to what you notice, within and without. For inspiration, read this excerpt from Rebecca Solnit on 'The Endless Fertility of Walking'.



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