For most of us, walking is an unremarkable affair. A basic human function that barely registers in everyday consciousness.
There are people who choose to walk for the sake of walking, true, but we can ignore them and their unique, admirable approach to existence.
By and large, walking falls into that category of activity we take for granted, alongside other such quality physical experiences as drinking water and going to the toilet. They don’t tend to require much thought, time and effort, which is why they can wreak havoc on a schedule of back-to-back meetings.
Every now and then we find ourselves walking to the post box, the convenience store or a neighbour’s house. Typically, the most challenging part is putting our shoes on before we leave home.
Once in a blue moon, however, something goes awry.