17 Sep 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

A Year of Self-Boss Networking Walks

We walked in all weathers and all seasons.  We walked with people engaged in all sorts of businesses and explored many routes through the Olympic Park.  Above all, we connected with each other.  We networked in an uplifting, different way and took time out to reflect on our work and how we work.  This has … A Year of Self-Boss Networking WalksRead More »

31 Jul 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Heron With a Message in Regents Park

Regents Park on a May week day morning Impressions: Green, tame herons, waterfowl, pigeon crowds, moulting geese, bird eating a crab, rose garden in full bloom Question: What is this heron saying? Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and coachin...

31 Jul 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Purple at Kew in Late May

Kew on a May bank holiday Impressions: Pom pom headed aliums, whole variety of pinks and purples, fairy grotto of pink and purple blossom, a spring transformation Question: Purple is the colour of creativity.  How does purple make you feel? Find out mo...

19 Apr 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Calm And Busy At Roehampton Campus

Roehampton University campus early on an April week day morning Impressions: Blossom, daffodils, dandelions, busy swans and geese on the lake, warmth, mild sunshine, campus construction work, sense of calm busyness. Question: With unlimited time and fu...

17 Apr 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Tree Bathing on Barnes Common

Barnes Common early on a warm, April week day morning Impressions: Warm, chatty birds, thick, wet mud, thick, dry mud, shoots, greening leaves, insects buzzing, tree bathing. Question: What effect does tree bathing have on you? Find out more about Wa...

15 Apr 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Tranquility on the Barbican High Walks

Barbican high walks on an April week day lunchtime Impressions: Waving daffodils, bright light, blue white skies, concrete, rectangles, rectangular towers, windows, concrete blocks, glass panes and tiles.  Lost above the city, tranquility above the tra...

07 Apr 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Blossom at Kew

Kew Gardens on an April Easter afternoon Impressions: Muddy, sludgy ground, puddles, threat of rain, white cloud, confetti petals, magnolia, hopping robin, pink and white blossom. Question: What marks spring for you? Find out more about Walk Coach...

23 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Noble Deeds in the Red Cross Garden

Red Cross Garden on a February week day afternoon Impressions: Early Spring flowers, damp, puddles, reflections, special quiet space, driven by social good. Question: What noble deeds have you done? Find out more about Walk Coach Learn events and ...

22 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Log Creations on the Leaway From the Olympic Park

Leaway From the Olympic Park on a week day morning in March. Impressions: Mud, puddles, route along the wide river. 12 dogs, overloaded dog walkers, cyclists, runners, walkers. Beginning to feel the season turning. Trail through the trees, logs, log creations – shelter, seats, playground, stacks. Question: What would you make with a pile of … Log Creations on the Leaway From the Olympic ParkRead More »

21 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Footprints in the Mile End Park Snow

Mile End Park on a week day morning in March. Impressions: Snow changes the landscape. Swans surrounded by ice, standing on the ice. Tracks, footprints, no prints, no knowing what’s under the snow. So cold, bright sun, deep shadows, blue sky. Question: What type of prints and marks do you leave in the snow? Find … Footprints in the Mile End Park SnowRead More »

20 Mar 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Turning Around in Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park in the middle of a March week day. Impressions: Wide green space, sudden snow storm, stepping into Narnia, dogs barking, muffled sound, green, white, grey. Snow dancing, snow pellets settling, snow wet and frenzied, stops as fast as it starts.  Up the hill, turn around and see the city, the London skyline standing … Turning Around in Greenwich ParkRead More »

19 Feb 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Course of History in Peterborough Cathedral

Peterborough Cathedral on a weekend late morning in January. Impressions: Awesome height, gold, stone, wood, marble, sunlight, candle light, shadows, history, ritual, hush, burial site of Catherine of Aragon Question: A plaque tells us that if Henry VIII had had a son with his first wife, he may not have set off the chain of … Course of History in Peterborough CathedralRead More »

14 Feb 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Country Mouse Walk

For the first time after 16 years of living here, my country mouse aunt came to visit me in London last summer. To my aunt, London is a big, scary, exciting city full of traffic, landmarks and tourists. This was an opportunity to show her the London that I live in. The beautiful, occasionally peaceful, … Country Mouse WalkRead More »

15 Jan 2018 | Walk Coach Learn

Taking the Path Along the River Mole in Leatherhead

River Mole in Leatherhead on a week day afternoon in December Impressions: Sun, silhouettes, tree branch shapes, cold, breezeless, blue sky, mud, quiet, freedom, winding paths, flowing, sparkling river, aqueduct.  Long haired grass, brambles, nettles, tall, regal trees. Question: Do you take the worn path or go through the mud and brambles? Images: Find out more … Taking the Path Along the River Mole in LeatherheadRead More »

08 Dec 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Running Horses in Goodman’s Fields

Goodman’s Fields on a week day afternoon in November. Impressions: Not a field, not a park, a gap between towers of apartments and offices. Private space open to the public, unnaturally clean and tidy. Giant bronze horses running through water, security guard tells us the horses come alive in the night. Gray pavement slabs, gray horses […]

06 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Adventure in El Retiro Park

El Retiro Park, Madrid, Spain on a November Sunday afternoon Impressions: A park to fall in love with, Autumnal orange and gold, windy, hidden paths, grand walk ways, incredible trees, crystal palace, surreal, strangely shaped trees growing in the lake or pruned into cloud shapes, four in a boat, each one gazing at their phone, […]

06 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Madrid by Night

A walk through the centre of Madrid, Spain by night in November  Impressions: Mild evening, bars full of chatter, night wanderers, tourists, a couple of pickpockets thwarted, historical buildings lit up, chirruping road crossing lights, 6 lane boulevards thrumming with traffic, couples with arms around each other, children playing in the square Question: Where will […]

05 Nov 2017 | Walk Coach Learn

Madrid by Day

Madrid, Spain by day in November Impressions: Brilliant sunlight, blue, cloudy sky, beautiful architecture, rows of skinny, shin high bollards, Spanish flags waving from balconies. Pretty dogs, pretty people, Almodovar style fabulous high heeled, big hair, loudly made up women, cool young people, sophisticated older people, the odd disorientated drifter, tourists from many countries. Question:  […]