Slow Ways Category —
Slow Ways stories, films, blogs and news
Here you’ll find Slow Ways stories, films, blogs and news. Things to browse and share, to be informed and inspired by.
We’ll put out requests for stories and images at regular intervals, and share collaborations that link Slow Ways with music, art, maps and other creative projects.
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Q&A with David Sanderson, who's now walked 500 miles of Slow Ways!
24th November, 2021 by Dan Raven-Ellison
To celebrate his century of Slow Ways routes, I reached out to David with some questions. I wanted to find out what makes him tick, what he's planning next and any tips he has for people who'd like to follow in his footsteps.
Michael Tormey - How direct are the Slow Ways routes, really?
2nd July, 2021 by Guest
My name is Michael Tormey. I’m originally from the United States, but I’ve spent the past year studying for an MSc in Transportation Planning and Engineering at the University of Southampton. For my Masters dissertation, I’ve been looking into how and where we can focus efforts to continue improving the Slow Ways network of walking routes. Read all about my analysis here.
The Listening Walk takes to the Slow Ways
15th June, 2021 by Darren Moore
In this article we take to Slow Way Woodwool with David Matthews who is walking 6000 miles to visit every Samaritans in England, Scotland and Wales.
'Slow Ways Voices' blog - Mahroof Malik
7th June, 2021 by Cristie Moore
Mahroof joined the initial Slow Ways ‘hack day’ in January 2020 to help form its early thinking and start the process of creating a network of walking routes.He went for a walk with friend Belal and film maker Nico Hambleton to explore the idea of Slow Ways. It made sense to walk one of the Slow Ways routes, from Bishop’s Castle to Minsterley, taking in tea shops, Shropshire Hills tracks and trig points along the way.Here’s some of what they spoke about. And here’s the short film, part of a suite of ‘Slow Ways Voices’ films.