A joyless trudge? No, thanks: why I am utterly sick of ‘going for a walk’ | Curio

A joyless trudge? No, thanks: why I am utterly sick of ‘going for a walk’

12 mins | Mar 10, 2021

One Canadian expat on her growing resentment toward a favoured British pastime. In this lighthearted reflection of UK culture, Monica Heisey reveals her distaste for walking without purpose but recognises that the activity suits the nation's pragmatic nature. "Strolling to dinner with a friend on a summer evening? I can think of nothing better. But joylessly trudging around the same bit of my neighbourhood, for the fourth day in a row, in the interests of scavenging a crumb of mental health? Thanks, but no."

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