Author Archives: Cathy Dreyer

About Cathy Dreyer

Writer, dreamer, bottom-wiper

Walk No. 365

IT was raining. It had rained most of the day. Everywhere was wet and green. We were eleven plus Buster. We were my family and a few people who have been following this project from the beginning, or since the … Continue reading

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Walk No. 364

WALKING with friends up from London for a day in the fresh air. We talked about this project and I gave a few brief highlights. I wanted them to know that the path through the Combe is probably the remains … Continue reading

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Walk No. 363

IN BETWEEN storms I grabbed the dog and made for the Combe. Everything just washed and drying itself in the wind and sun. I’ve been thinking about grass a lot. I have found a wonderful book by an author I … Continue reading

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Last Walk Rescheduled – Sorry!

I’ve managed to arrange the last walk for a time when I won’t even be in the county. This will come as no surprise to those who know me well. I am sorry. The new date and time will be … Continue reading

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Walk No. 362

BUSTER’S frailty finds me waiting for clouds before I walk. He can’t take the heat. The grey sky arrived around lunch time although the forecast had been for rain all day. These lovely pink flowers were pinker in the gloomy … Continue reading

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Walk No. 361

WONDERING at the impact on my psyche of regular walks in my rural surrounds. I never thought I’d mind what the animals think of me. I’ve always been too impatient to engage with the other species on this planet. Wordless … Continue reading

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Walk No. 360

DISCONNECT from everything that speeds us up, says Frederic Gros. Go for a walk, a stroll, a march, even a plod. Has he, I wonder, ever been the main carer for children? This is my confession. Today, I sat for … Continue reading

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