These Girls Did!

July 13th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / 1 Response

Last Sunday, 6 wonderful ladies got in the Thames and entered their first ever open water swimming event and came out smiling! What a wonderful day, we were so lucky with the weather; the sun was shining all day so it made it a perfect day to spend with our […]

One week to go…

July 2nd, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / 1 Response

So, only 1 week to go and a bit of reflection for me. I can’t believe that we are finally at this point and instead of dreading finally swimming the mile next Sunday, I’m really really looking forward to it.   Since finding out I had won this place in […]

Sea swimming

June 19th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

So after being out of action for 2 weeks with a virus I then a holiday for 2 weeks my training is not really going  to plan so I packed my hat and goggles with the view that I could train in the sea whilst I was away.   We we’re in Mallorca […]

Finally getting in the lake

May 28th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / 2 Responses

Happy birthday to my friend Lisa and especially as for her birthday she wanted me to go open water swimming with her. I couldn’t really refuse so this blog is about finally getting in the open water. But first, I’d like to talk about my wetsuit…   Swimming in a […]

Swim Squad

May 11th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / 1 Response

So, last week, I found myself at a swim squad. I never ever thought that I of all people would be at a swim squad. I used to shudder just going to my local pool and seeing on the whiteboard the left over details of the previous swim sessions putting […]

Hats and goggles

May 1st, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / 7 Responses

Well, I never thought my first ever blog on the internet would have a very unflattering photo of me not only in a swimsuit but with a swimming hat and goggles on too! Ok, I could have taken off the goggles but I felt that at least you can’t really […]