What: Wake up to a txt poem or provocation inspiring you to go for a walk or get a reminder in your pocket at morning tea to go out and experience the world.
Seven Days of Walking delivers a micro poem or walking prompt to your phone each day for seven days, taking you on a journey of discovery. One that starts where you are when you receive the sms.
Five writers – Amber Esau, Mustaq Missouri, Jaq Tweedie, Courtney Sina Meredith and Michael Steven – have each created a week-long walking experience for you. All you need to do is sign up and, when you get your sms, go for a walk.
Dawn transitions – Words to walk to as the sun rises.
Created by Amber Esau. The txt arrival time is variable as it precedes the sun rising. On the 25 August 2023 the sun rises at 6:52 am.
7am Rising – Inspirations to reach out and make contact with the world.
Created by Mustaq Missouri
10am Break – Exercises to centre your awareness.
Created by Jaq Tweedie (starts on a Monday)
2:30pm Refresher – Mid afternoon mood setters to hold in the mind while walking.
Created by Courtney Sina Meredith
All day dérive – Invitations to explore arriving at variable times across the week.
Created by Michael Steven
How: Select a walk time and register your mobile number in the form. You will receive your first sms on the following Monday. There will be seven daily sms in total.
Holding the prompt in your mind go for a walk from where ever you are.