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and101

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #60 on: 08:17:32, 03/06/19 »
   So far I have got through almost 2 tubes Vitamin I but it's working - the secret is to massage it in firmly until it has all gone. 


Ninthace, where do you get the Vit I gel from?

ninthace

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #61 on: 08:47:15, 03/06/19 »
Boots usually but the current tube is from Sainsbury’s. 5% w/w gel.
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jimbob

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #62 on: 09:15:25, 03/06/19 »

Ninthace, where do you get the Vit I gel from?
Vitamin I = Ibuprofen.
( For the avoidance of doubt)
Too little, too late, too bad......

and101

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #63 on: 10:06:46, 03/06/19 »
Vitamin I = Ibuprofen.
( For the avoidance of doubt)


Ahh, that makes more sense now. Thanks!

Julie Tombs

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #64 on: 14:30:43, 23/06/19 »
How many forum members walk solo? Curious to know. I've been walking since I was a nipper and probably 80% of that has been solo. Don't get me wrong, I don't consider myself either lonely or a loner and there was a time relatively recently when I walked with a mate but we've drifted apart.
I do have an aversion to walking in a biggish group which is why I don't get involved with the Ramblers. I find things are a bit too regimented what with leaders, back markers, risk assessments and the like. To me that sort of approach is alien to the ethos of walking and trekking. Walking solo I'm answerable to nobody but myself. The only person who has any responsibility for me is ME. It gives me freedom and independence.
Interested to hear the views of others.
That said, I would not be averse to walking again with ONE mate but I feel I would have to know that we could rub along together and enjoy a pint and a laugh in the pub afterwards. ;)



Another mainly solo walker here although I do group walks too and occasionally with my husband/other relative or friends.  At least 50% of my walks are done alone though and I am happy with that.  It means I do not need to consider anyone else and can go at a pace I am happy with, stop when I want and just take in the view and not have to consider anyone elses agenda. I am quite happy to do the group walks too though but that is more about the companionship  than the walk and I find I miss things through chatting and not paying as much attention to surroundings. Initially I was quite nervous from a  safety point of view particularly up on the coastal path where most of my walks take place at the moment so I do put precautions in place.  I always tell my husband where I am going and keep my location services switched on my iPhone. He knows if I am not back by a certain time then he should try and contact me or alert someone.

gunwharfman

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Re: Walking Solo
« Reply #65 on: 16:59:56, 23/06/19 »
I walk alone and have a tracking app on my phone and I wear a PEBBEL call alarm around my neck. It can also act as an emergency phone if I can't use my mobile. Never had to use it yet but maybe one day?