Activities to do in Spring
Spring is considered by most to be the loveliest season. But what it could also hide is changeable weather, a lot of water and no sunshine for days. Here are a few suggestions for activities to do during early spring. Read on to find out!
1. Sunny days
- Go fishing (for fun, not professionally)- it will allow you to relax and maybe have a beer (or two). You could always bring friends (or your family) along and have fun together.
- Picnic- Now these are my favourite! First , you get to walk to the forest (or meadow) you have picked, then you just get sit (or lay down) and enjoy yourself, get a tan, read a book etc… Second, you could bring company (or just a lover), have something tasty for a bite and play around like little kids, city problems long forgotten.
- Go for a hike- as a person who does it fairly regularly, I promise you won’t be disappointed! Jump into a tracksuit, take your most comfortable sneakers and off to the nearest forest. Combined with some slow, but energetic and relaxing music, the result’s a well spent afternoon. P.S. You actually burn calories walking, so what are you waiting for?
- Go on a drive somewhere- crank down the windows and stick your arms out and just drive out of the city and go explore somewhere nice in the sun. Pack some water and some food and forget about your problems for a day!
2. Moody, rainy days- ugh, don’t we just all love them!
- Play some intellectual games- Monopoly, Scrabble or poker! Just make sure you enjoy yourself as truly and as much as possible. Spare no laughter, because you know what they say- the more you laugh, the longer your life will be.
- Make a discovery- no, not an actual one, but something you have always wondered about and had no time to do a research on! It may sound childish and even insane, but we often face things we don’t understand and just decide to go with the flow and never turn back, because we always have ‘more important things to do’. Don’t we? You could even try writing an essay on your personal philosophies and write down those mind boggling questions and try to find the answers to them! Sounds too geeky but trust me, it’s not! Grab a big sweater and some tea and just think.
- Find yourself a pen friend (or write to them if you already have one)- that’s one of the best ways to spend time on the internet. There are so many social networks left unnoticed, because everyone aspires to be too busy to keep in touch with relatives. However, go on your favourite website, search for someone with the same interests and start talking. It may not sound so easy, but it is! Tell each other about your country, about your beliefs and ambitions. Exchange hand-written letters and send one another post cards for Christmas, Easter, etc. That is really a wonderful thing to do and a good way to practice different languages.
- Spend some quality time with your relatives- this should not be a thing to do ‘out of boredom’, but since that’s what we have got, why not? Arrange a family gathering with all your aunts and uncles and cousins, grandparents and great-grandparents. Make some long-known family recipes and ask them to bring some pastries as well. Talk and laugh with each other, take turns to tell each other amusing stories and just get closer.
Mirela Nikolaeva / my blog