You know the book “We`re Going on a Bear Hunt”? The one where the characters “Can`t go over it, can`t go under it, must go through it”. Yes, that one. Well, that was what yesterday`s run was all about.
And it was daylight! Yay! With a couple of days off work I am relishing the change. Birdsong, endless sweeping vistas and who knows, maybe other signs of Spring lay in store for me?
A mile down the road and I meet my first obstacle. Roadworks. The road was closed off and as there were all kinds of yellow machinery, smoke and tar about the place, I figured they mightn`t appreciate my presence so I headed for the fields.
It turned out to be a good choice. Lots of birdsong, green shoots, and well, I wasn`t really sure what to call that florid looking fungus poking out from the branch…
But that`s what being outdoors means:lots of surprises.
After recent storms there was plenty of muck, water and fallen trees about the place.
That meant a lot of stopping, some slithering and lots of backtracking. But it was all good fun.
4.58 miles of good fun actually. Yep, Garmin is in working order again. And hey, I might even have found my mojo too!