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Monthly Archives: May 2015
Time to come out, literally it seems. Having graduated from the pool, I’m now increasingly spending time in the great outdoors. It really is a completely different experience swimming in the open water, lumps and bumps, zero visibility, the threat … Continue reading
What a weekend! I’ve been devoting a lot of time to training for the upcoming swim, and had got a little behind with some other home projects. In particular a make over of my front garden, had turned from a … Continue reading
Plodding through the water on Saturday and watching the landmarks along the sea-front go past very, very, slowly gave me heaps of time to work out how I was going to get myself sorted to be able to pull this … Continue reading
No words today just a picture, but what a great one it is!
Well it’s not exactly lonely, but there is a magnificent solitude when you are training for this type of thing. Several years ago (over a quarter of a century in fact), when I used to do some long distance running, … Continue reading
Yesterday’s swim between Boscombe and Bournemouth piers was definitely a challenge as mentioned by little Bro, however I have a slightly different, more upbeat some might say more buoyant perspective. Admittedly that perspective was largely trailing in the wake of … Continue reading