Monday, 26 September 2022

Microwalking

I've just written and posted a free e-book. 'Microwalking' is a pamphlet about short walks. It includes descriptions of several examples taken from Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales. As it says in the pamphlet: 'A 'microwalk' ... contains, in microcosm, the kind of experience one can enjoy in a far longer walk. Scrambling up a stream-bed, enjoying a panoramic view, negotiating tricky terrain, encountering a waterfall or a hidden valley.'

To read it as a flip-book, just click on the link, and 'enlarge' as one would a YouTube video. It is, I think the easiest way to read it:

https://issuu.com/rivron/docs/microwalking

Alternatively, you can view it on Scribd in a more easily print-outable version:


Microwalking by Dominic Rivron

4 comments:

  1. Well done, Dominic! Very fine descriptions of your hikes. Nothing like the safe trail hikes I take here!

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    1. Thank you. I don't think 'microwalks' have to be particularly hazardous! I can imagine quite easy ones - stream, trees, viewpoint, etc. The important part of the philosophy is packing a lot of rich, varied experience into a short distance. Someone even suggested I look into wheelchair microwalks only today.

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    2. We have lots of nice paved hikes through the forest preserves in my area. Many are wheel chair accessible.

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    3. We could do with a bit more of that round here! :)

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