Get Up, Get Out

For me, a great de-stresser has always been going on long walks, as it helps me to regain a sense of freedom after having been stuck inside working on an assignment. One of my favourite routes recently is going past the railway bridge on Spring Road, because I like to hear the trains go by… Read more »

by GraceSmith 1 year ago

For me, a great de-stresser has always been going on long walks, as it helps me to regain a sense of freedom after having been stuck inside working on an assignment.

One of my favourite routes recently is going past the railway bridge on Spring Road, because I like to hear the trains go by and, as simple as it is, we don’t have anything like that architecturally in my local area, so I just like to see it.

After about 20-30 minutes of walking around taking in sights and looking at houses- seeing which ones are dated and imagining their history- I will usually end up at Holywells Park and explore.

On these visits, I sometimes take food pellets with me and feed the ducks- a tradition started by my mum who thought to send me some in my first year when I was telling her about the area- and just unwind and forget about everything else while listening to the sounds of the waterfall, children playing and the ducks paddling around.