Read and Walk

by Victoria
(Radstock, England, UK)

Read in a Tree

Read in a Tree

When I get stressed out and things become too much, I go to my neighbour's house where I get paid for dog walking and offer to take their dogs out for free. I then go to my favourite field, sit up a tree and read a book while the dogs run about. They love it, and so do I. An added bonus is the fact that I will usually still get paid for it, even though I offered.


So basically, I just like to get into someone else's life and mind like I can with books, then I think about their life, not mine!

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