The Power of a Mornings Walk

Billy McDavid
2 min readFeb 23, 2024

Today’s daily walk was a serene journey through nature’s embrace, starting with a tranquil stroll along a wooded lane. The rustling leaves and chirping birds provided a symphony of tranquility, guiding my steps deeper into the heart of the forest. As I emerged from the woods, a breathtaking view of the long Union Canal stretch awaited me, glistening under the gentle sunlight. The waterway mirrored the clear blue sky, creating a sense of peaceful continuity between earth and sky.

Following the canal path from Falkirk Wheel to Falkirk High Railway Station, I marveled at the historic significance of this water route and the engineering marvels that made it possible. The sight of boats gently gliding along the canal added a touch of nostalgia to the modern world around me.

Continuing my journey onto Lionthorn Estate, the landscape transformed into a picturesque setting of rolling hills and lush greenery. The estate exuded a timeless charm, with its grandeur blending seamlessly with the natural beauty that surrounded it. Each step I took along this path felt like a step back in time, connecting me to the rich history and captivating beauty of the land.

Overall, this walk was a soul-nourishing experience, filled with moments of tranquility, awe, and connection to the natural world.