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Archive: April 2015

 

 

Poetry from Carol Small

Here’s a nice post for a Thursday afternoon. Carol Small from Hendrix Genetics sent us the following poem and photo of her early morning meeting with some of the local wildlife. Carol said: This week I have met some otters in the mornings. Meeting wildlife increases your wellbeing as you add to your step count […]

Lucy Miu – Guest Blog

You may recall a few weeks back we had an update from Lucy Miu from the University of Edinburgh. She wrote about finding her feet with the Step Count Challenge and raising funds for a good cause with her team the Walkie Talkies. Lucy’s been back in touch and here’s what she’s been up to. […]

Week Seven Leaderboard

It’s the penultimate week of the challenge and we have taken over one billion steps in the past seven weeks. That’s a massive achievement and goes to show many feet make light work! Here’s the latest leaderboard. There’s a download link at the bottom right of the spreadsheet, look for the arrow symbol.

Dancing Pedometers

Well, it seems like pedometers aren’t just for walking. Jeanette Rees from team Legs & Co emailed us this photo of herself and Legs & Co teammate Lyn Clark who spent a Sunday afternoon dancing away at a charity lunch raising money for St Andrews Hospice Airdrie and added to their step count at the […]

Lunchtime Walks Challenge

Last week we challenged you to leave the office for a lunchtime walk. We asked you to document your lunchtime escape with photos, poems or just a couple of sentences. Here is a selection of some your contributions: Here's a Friday poem from Carol Small on the simple pleasures of a lunchtime walk #poetryinmotion #stepcountchallenge […]

 

 

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