Sunday, 11 September 2011

week four - feet

people have recommended that I get used to spending all day on my feet in preparation for the trek.

Well today was killer - not enough sleep from getting in late after a lovely dinner at my bro Tom's, out to my volunteering work at 7.30 till 12.30, then a nice long walk in Richmond.

Richmond is great, though - you can march up and down the beautiful terrace gardens, terrace field and Petersham Common which are all next to each other in front of the Star and Garter Home; 5 mins walk from Richmond station but for a minute you could be in the countryside.

The terrace gardens make you feel like you are gracefully wafting around in a Jane Austin novel. Even in hiking boots and a backpack. Glam.

and they are all really really steeeep!


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