Greetings Hikers. I’m pleased to say that my mood has improved a bit. Yesterday, I managed to get in 8.5 km. The chance to get out and make the effort made all the difference to my mental state. The weather was pleasant and I came across a lot of other walkers. Interestingly, I saw severalContinue reading “Dear Diary – 5/3/22”
I was able to pick up the daily walking a bit. Yesterday I managed 5.4 km. COVID continues to threaten everyone and depression is increasing.
I find myself becoming more and more depressed. Yesterday I went out to pay a few bills with the determination of doing an absolute minimum of 5 km, however, I didn’t even manage to make my minimum target. I only managed 4.9. The latest from the government is that there will not be a nine-dayContinue reading “Dear Diary – 3/3/22”
Yesterday, the 1st was my wife’s birthday. We decided to book a lunch at an open air seafood restaurant called Billows. We booked online and were really looking forward to it. As usual we arrived early and were looking around at the flower gardens. At about 10 minutes before the due time I received aContinue reading “Dear Diary – 2/3/22”
Yesterday I walked up to Ping Long and back via Kwan Yick. My total was 5.2 km. Today I was hoping to do a river walk with Airyn but, as it is her birthday we will have a nice lunch at Billows. The government at still pondering a two-week total lockdown.
We had glorious weather yesterday and I took advantage of it to walk along the Lam Tsuen River from Tai Wo to Tai Po in order to pay some bills and do some shopping. The government has announced that we will be able to test ourselves at home using RATs so I bought another boxContinue reading “Dear Diary – 27/2/2022”
This month has not been as successful as I would have liked with regard to my daily walking. Grey, cloudy skies and almost constant drizzle with low temperatures made it unpleasant for much of the month. I will meet my target of 5 km per day, but only just. Records from the last seven days,Continue reading “Dear Diary”
Due to heavy rain and dropping temperatures my hiking has been curtailed. I’m barely able to make my 5 km daily target. I hope to be able to post more in the coming weeks. Until then, stay safe and keep up the kilometres! Best wishes from Stewart Goes Walkies.
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Several of our readers have asked about the gear that I use. The list does not include the safety/survival gear that I take with me on more serious hikes such as water filtration devices and my first aid kit. Stewart Goes Walkies does NOT receive discounts or other benefits from the manufacturers or vendors of theContinue reading “Equipment That I Use”