Follow the adventuring spirit of Nicola Ross in Good Sport.
Qigong involves repeating exercises – some very simple and others much more rigourous – meant to get chi flowing. Specific exercises affect different areas of the body, allowing a practitioner to focus on particular problems and self-heal.
I cracked the gun open and the empty shot popped out of the barrel in a small cloud of smoke.
I was making big swooping manoeuvres, feeling as if I were a kid running across the lawn with my arms outstretched playing airplane.
On the calm, early morning waters of Island Lake, rowers get a healthy head start on their day.
We’d warmed up with a short hike down to a kettle lake covered in untrodden snow. We couldn’t resist the temptation to make tracks, so we crossed the lake enjoying the silence and the warm sunshine.
Soon we’re flying up the road. Had I worn a silk scarf, it would have been streaming out behind me.
Croquet, at least the version I was about to learn, is both remarkably like and completely different from what most kids play.