May Walk Report

  Why does a walking report have a picture of smiling people sitting in a cafe, sipping coffee and eating cake, to accompany it? The answer is straightforward: the chat and the coffee (other beverages are available!), are an important and integral part of any Cosmeston stroll. On this spring walk, Betty and Helen found themselves leading the walk. When […]

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Walking Off Christmas Excesses

There was a great turnout for the first strollers meeting of 2019. Two year olds mixed with “slightly” more elderly walkers as all sought to walk off the Christmas excesses. Christmas bobble hat gifts were in abundance, but all agreed that Pam’s bobble outdid the rest! The walk circumnavigated the entire park and was the longest the group had attempted. […]

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The Final Walk of 2018

The living with cancer strollers had an unusual and unprecedented experience on their final walk of 2018. The walkers got wet! Since its inauguration the walkers have been fortunate every month to walk in dry, sunny conditions. The weather did not dampen our enthusiasm, although our Christmas hats wilted in the drizzle! After a long stroll through the trees the […]

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“Social Prescribing”

  GPs are going to be encouraged to refer people for activities including dancing, cooking and walking groups. GPs will be able to refer people to these and other, social activities, Theresa May has announced. Instead of prescribing pills and medicine, doctors will be encouraged to use “social prescribing”. In this way, Mrs May believes there will be reduced demand […]

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September’s Walk

  And the sun shone again on the living with cancer strollers on their September walk around Cosmeston. A new route included small inclines, woods, open fields, lakes and friendly canines, intent on joining us! The views were wonderful. We could even see Wenvoe from one vantage point. As important as the walking, was the talking and the coffee in […]

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September Walk

  Wellies or sandals? Sun hats or bobble hats? T shirts or woolly jumpers? These were some of the decisions the Living with Cancer Strollers had to wrestle with prior to August's monthly walk, since the weather had been unpredictable in the days before. Luckily, the sun shone, as it always seems to do on the first Thursday of the […]

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The Anniversary Walk

  July's stroll was a special event. It was the anniversary walk as the group has been meeting, strolling, chatting and drinking coffee for a year. To celebrate this, Bethan made cup cakes. The group enjoyed the refreshments BEFORE the walk to store up enough energy to get around the lakes in the intense sunshine! Three new people joined the […]

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