Monthly Archives: April 2015

Today I grew a pair

It took quite a lot of effort, but today I finally grew a pair and headed off down to Brockwell Lido. A peek through the turnstile revealed absolutely no one in the pool when I arrived and I was fully … Continue reading

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Properly Christened

Well after weeks of prevaricating and last weeks visit to look at the surf, it’s finally happened. Buoyed up by a week of lovely weather and the threat that Sunday would see a turn for the worse, I got up … Continue reading

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A bit Nippy Round The Balkan Peninsular Today

What a lovely way to start the day, flick on the BBC Breakfast news and there’s Carol Kirkwood hanging out near where Harry got his Hampton Court at Hampton Lido. It looked very nice although there were the usual tell … Continue reading

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Wild Horses

Well with the trial swim out of the way and the real thing fast approaching, the perennial question of “When shall I get into the real lumpy stuff” reared its (ugly) head again. Its been a fantastic week weather wise … Continue reading

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Spielberg we ain’t

Saturday was going really well, as I blogged we popped over to the island and did our timed 100 lengths and took a bit of video to record our progress. As I didn’t mention, we then ended up in Poole … Continue reading

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First milestone thrashed

What a great day. Over to the island on an early(ish) ferry for the timed swim. Mixed feelings amongst the team but we all managed to get the required distance in the allotted time. Logged results ranged from high 40 … Continue reading

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All set and ready

I did my last swim today before the weekends pool test and broke out a new pair of goggles (Is it just me that gets through a pair every 3 months) hoping to get away from the 22 length fogging. … Continue reading

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