Monthly Archives: June 2015

Journeys End -Whatever Next?

What a weekend – What a ride! Absolutely spectacular and rather emotional. This weekend saw the culmination of our efforts and I’m writing this (possibly last post) blog filled with euphoria and tinged with a little sadness, still riding an … Continue reading

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How Hard Can it Really Be

Well here we are approaching the big swim weekend (or at least the first planned date). All being well weather wise, (decision to be made on the day) we will be getting ourselves thoroughly wet on Sunday in pursuit of … Continue reading

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Just Add Water

Last 3 days. After last nights trip to the last chance saloon where our team of malingerers, skivers and general excuse makers, laid to rest any lingering doubts that they could manage, (both in terms of swimming the distance but … Continue reading

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5 Left

Well the countdown continues and now its down to 5. Another video excuse. Well we are all boys of a certain age! Tonight 5 of us got together to get another sea swim in, and what a result. After last … Continue reading

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And then there were 6

Fortunately that doesn’t mean that we’ve lost one on the way, simply that in the great countdown we are now down to only 6 days left. However cards well and truly on the table and the excuses are already being … Continue reading

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A Numbers Game

Well here we are in the last few days before the planned date for our challenge, and it dawns on me that in all the blogs so far we have hardly considered any numbers. As an accountant that saddens me … Continue reading

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A Proper Green Smoothie – Happy Fathers Day, Pops.

As has been mentioned before, one of our favourite family things to do together when we were kids was to spend the day at the swimming pool. We were fortunate that Dad worked for an organisation that had a sports … Continue reading

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Meet the Aliens

Today was my last chance for a dip in the sea before the event so I was out of bed and on on the road by 6.30am. 114 miles and 2 hours later I was with Stu looking down onto … Continue reading

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Killing time now.

10 Days to go and Stu and I are like kids counting down to Christmas eve………. surely we shouldn’t be this hyped up but we are.  Looking at the organiser’s face book page it doesn’t seem like we are alone … Continue reading

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Are we nearly there yet?

I think we are! Its now only ten days (weather permitting) until the big day. So its time to start imploring Neptune and his alter ego Poseidon to be kind to us. The times and tides have been studied by … Continue reading

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