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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 […]

The day before!

July 8th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

The day before! This time tomorrow, the TGCS1017 girls will be suited and booted ready for the start of the Henley mile. Nerves have crept back the last couple of days, culminating in a meltdown last night with tears and a lot of “I can’t do it!” From me not […]

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River Ready!

July 4th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

<WARNING: I might talk about FEEEEEELINGS a tiny bit in this one> So my last pre-event blog marks my first that doesn’t consist of one long, thinly veiled whinge! It probably means I won’t spend hours trying to be clever or acerbic but I’ve just got to get these words […]

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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 […]

Zen Swimming

June 18th, 2017 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

  I feel that I’m ok to say what I’m about to say, but only because there is more to say afterwards.  Here goes: I hate swimming in a swimming pool, I really really do!  There, it’s out there.  I dread it before I go, the changing rooms are ice […]