Why I’ll be walking in the new year

Our pop culture expert explains her new resolution

In the early days of a new year, walking feels more purposeful. You feet are weighed down by the excesses of the festive period just past – there are only so many roast potatoes a body can hold, after all – and the mere act of being outside gives you a feeling of discovery, even if the patch you are walking is as familiar as your own face.On those walks, it’s easy to feel like clarity is entering your body along with the frigid air, and Bad Thoughts are emptying out. It’s a powerful image, so...