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A man's daily exercises have become social media hit

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A man's daily exercises have become social media hit

A man's daily exercises have become social media hit

A man shares his daily exercise regime with 70,000 strangers despite lockdown rules - after videos of his walks became a surprise social media video hit.Tim Lindon, 41, runs the Facebook page for his stunning Norfolk village, Scratby -  which would usually be overrun with tourists at this time of year.He shares tips for tourists and news for locals - but aware people have cancelled holidays or unable to get out, he decided to upload a movie from one of his walks.It was a surprise hit - attracting hundreds of views - so he decided to keep filming and uploading his walks of the stunning Norfolk coast.Soon up to 17,000 people were tuning in - and since the start of lockdown more than 70,000 strangers have have joined him for a jaunt, via the internet.People from all around the world have thanked father-of-one Tim for his breathtaking videos of the idyllic seaside resort.Tim, a videographer by trade, said: "I felt guilty that I got to enjoy these beautiful views when there are people stuck in flats or unable to leave their homes."This way, I can bring the seaside to them."I know it's not quite the same, but people have been so thankful - so I'll keep doing it as long as people keep watching!"Tim has lived on the east Norfolk coast, with his wife Gabi, 38, and 15-year-old daughter Holly, for 20 years.He started the Facebook page for the village a few years ago to share updates for holiday makers and locals alike - and decided he could utilise it through the global pandemic to reach lovers of Scatby both near and far.Tim added: "I've got all this on my doorstep.

We live in such a beautiful part of the world - and just wanted to share that!"Using just his Samsung mobile, Tim records the videos on his daily walks - with some as long as 20 minutes.The videos show scenes of the practically deserted beach - complete with glorious blue sky and sparkling sea."I've had messages from people all over the UK who are missing the east coast so much," Tim said."I didn't expect it, but most of the videos have been viewed around 10,000 times - some as much as 17,000."The popular holiday destination is usually bustling with tourists from the Easter holidays, but all holiday parks have been closed due to the nationwide lockdown.Tim's usual walks are down to the beach at Scatby, but with plenty of other beaches nearby, he is able to share some other destinations with his followers as well."I sometimes walk up to Hensby which is more of a funfair seaside town," Tim said."But my favourite walk is to California - an undiscovered gem on the Norfolk coast!"People don't believe me when I tell them there's a California in the UK - it's beautiful."Tim also narrates his videos in order to 'bring them to life', and is sometimes joined by his daughter Holly, 15 - although she prefers to remain a silent partner.He added: "My plan is to carry on once the lockdown is lifted.

Then I'll be able to share different areas of our beautiful country with everyone."Unfortunately there are always going to be people who might find it harder to get outside and travel around."This way I can reach out to them and bring the UK to their living rooms!"

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A man shares his daily exercise regime with 70,000 strangers despite lockdown rules - after videos of his walks became a surprise social media video hit.Tim Lindon, 41, runs the Facebook page for his stunning Norfolk village, Scratby -  which would usually be overrun with tourists at this time of year.He shares tips for tourists and news for locals - but aware people have cancelled holidays or unable to get out, he decided to upload a movie from one of his walks.It was a surprise hit - attracting hundreds of views - so he decided to keep filming and uploading his walks of the stunning Norfolk coast.Soon up to 17,000 people were tuning in - and since the start of lockdown more than 70,000 strangers have have joined him for a jaunt, via the internet.People from all around the world have thanked father-of-one Tim for his breathtaking videos of the idyllic seaside resort.Tim, a videographer by trade, said: "I felt guilty that I got to enjoy these beautiful views when there are people stuck in flats or unable to leave their homes."This way, I can bring the seaside to them."I know it's not quite the same, but people have been so thankful - so I'll keep doing it as long as people keep watching!"Tim has lived on the east Norfolk coast, with his wife Gabi, 38, and 15-year-old daughter Holly, for 20 years.He started the Facebook page for the village a few years ago to share updates for holiday makers and locals alike - and decided he could utilise it through the global pandemic to reach lovers of Scatby both near and far.Tim added: "I've got all this on my doorstep.

We live in such a beautiful part of the world - and just wanted to share that!"Using just his Samsung mobile, Tim records the videos on his daily walks - with some as long as 20 minutes.The videos show scenes of the practically deserted beach - complete with glorious blue sky and sparkling sea."I've had messages from people all over the UK who are missing the east coast so much," Tim said."I didn't expect it, but most of the videos have been viewed around 10,000 times - some as much as 17,000."The popular holiday destination is usually bustling with tourists from the Easter holidays, but all holiday parks have been closed due to the nationwide lockdown.Tim's usual walks are down to the beach at Scatby, but with plenty of other beaches nearby, he is able to share some other destinations with his followers as well."I sometimes walk up to Hensby which is more of a funfair seaside town," Tim said."But my favourite walk is to California - an undiscovered gem on the Norfolk coast!"People don't believe me when I tell them there's a California in the UK - it's beautiful."Tim also narrates his videos in order to 'bring them to life', and is sometimes joined by his daughter Holly, 15 - although she prefers to remain a silent partner.He added: "My plan is to carry on once the lockdown is lifted.

Then I'll be able to share different areas of our beautiful country with everyone."Unfortunately there are always going to be people who might find it harder to get outside and travel around."This way I can reach out to them and bring the UK to their living rooms!"




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