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Covid Compliant Trek to the Himalayas

Covid Compliant Trek to the Himalayas


Postby Sgurr » Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:56 pm

Date walked: 12/04/2020

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Today I went out to do my Covid compliant walk, and had worked out that walking to the end of the Old Course is 10,000 fitbit steps,so that seemed as good a destination as any. On this Easter Sunday the streets are deserted
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These flower beds are usually planted by now, but the Council is so short of staff that the grass is going unmowed, and who knows if we will get flowers this year. Daughter is in another Council area where they have all been given a second job which they might be called upon to perform. I hoped hers wasn't bin lorry driving, but she has no HGV license. The pool attendants have been re-purposed as carers. Nobody has been repurposed as Council gardeners anywhere in Scotland...there are no tourists to admire them anyway
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The HUGE Old Course hotel standing empty, as is the Jigger Inn
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I met the famous "Ice". He is so well trained he will do almost anything his owners want, including pretending to play golf. I co-opted him to be a model for a Weather Watcher picture, since I notice that most of the people who get on the forecast more than me have DOGS....yes, you Barbarella and Bird Man of Dalfern
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I walked along to the Eden Estuary
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Chap wasn't so interested in posing. He is a pro and will only do it for payment (so his agent tells me)

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Molly will only pose for about two seconds and then rushes over to her owner
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But I see that none of them have been chosen, I thought I had cracked it...but maybe the secret is TWO dogs, they got picked by The Editor last month

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Then I strolled over to the Himalayas...no NOT these Himalalyas
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or even these ones
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These ones
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We should have been in The Lake District this week
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But will just have to make do with these rolling hills
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And our memories.
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