We last wrote about Birmingham-based artist Kruse in February – Wayfaring with Kruse – and then something must have happened that got in the way of all that beautiful creativity… Happily she is now back after a nine-month hiatus, writing on her walk blog and taking cues from climate change and autonomous things and women walking. […]
Are you up for a vicarious walk across Japan starting tonight? Craig Mod – writer of Roden and Ridgeline newsletters – is inviting people to join him on his durational walk 500km from Tokyo to Kyoto. It starts when he turns 40 at midnight tonight and he will walk daily until the end of November. […]
Back in January, our local Stirchley Co-op supermarket closed forever; a Coop had been on that particular site for 106 years and in the Stirchley, Birmingham, area for 145 years. Several Walkspace members planned a processional last walk up and down the aisles to say goodbye properly, and also see what lay behind the layers […]
Never in a million years did I think I'd be going on a tour of my local postcode, but lockdown has changed all that. Various Stirchley-based walkers – and I'm sure it's not just us – have developed a talent for 'extreme noticing' on our mandated daily lockdown walks throughout March to May. And the result has […]
A second expedition into the darkest recesses of Stirchley and Bournville. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. Rupert Brooke Before the clocks go forward at the end of March, we shall venture out into the darkness of our local parks and public spaces once more. On Sunday 22nd March, just before New Moon, […]
I just happened across this by accident but the BBC is showing a new five-part series in which explorer Paul Rose walks the 630 miles of the SW Coast Path – Britain's longest national walking trail. The first episode just went out and you can catch it on iPlayer here: Coastal Path. After walking a […]
I went on one of Pete's quarterly walks under the M6 Gravelly Hill Interchange and wrote a report of it on my blog.