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Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.

Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

My dad was president of the volunteer fire department, which was within wal

My dad was president of the volunteer fire department, which was within walking distance to our house. I spent several days of each week there with him - any time the whistle blew, he went. It was truly inspiring to watch him lead that way.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

After I had the Caesarean, I was told I had really strong stomach muscles a

After I had the Caesarean, I was told I had really strong stomach muscles and so would heal very quickly. And I did. I was up walking about within three hours. Six days after having her, I was out shopping and shortly after that I made it to David Walliam
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

If I do find myself walking up the aisle and dancing at my own wedding rece

If I do find myself walking up the aisle and dancing at my own wedding reception, I want the first dance to be both spontaneous and dramatic.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood ou

One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the wood late. Eleven p.m. Midnight. Later.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

We've got to get people out of their cars, out of those drive-thru windows,

We've got to get people out of their cars, out of those drive-thru windows, get them walking, get them in parks and get them more active.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

On my days off, I like to be outdoors - on my bike or walking the dog or sw

On my days off, I like to be outdoors - on my bike or walking the dog or swimming - so it's important anyone I date is also into fitness.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I say, 'Use it or lose it.' I have my own fitness regime, which is centred

I say, 'Use it or lose it.' I have my own fitness regime, which is centred around stretching, free-weights and fast walking. I also have a trainer half of the year, as I spend my summers in the south of France where I swim a lot.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away.

An angry player can't argue with the back of an umpire who is walking away.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

When daughters react with annoyance or even anger at the smallest, seemingl

When daughters react with annoyance or even anger at the smallest, seemingly innocent remarks, mothers get the feeling that talking to their daughters can be like walking on eggshells: they have to watch every word.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Everyone is not able, or inclined, to write poetry in the narrower sense an

Everyone is not able, or inclined, to write poetry in the narrower sense any more than everyone is qualified to take part in a walking race. But just as all of us can and do walk, so all of us can and do use language poetically.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

With fiction, I tend to get to my desk and start writing. Poetry I write in

With fiction, I tend to get to my desk and start writing. Poetry I write in my head, often while walking, so that my poems have an organic quality, hopefully.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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