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The inner hulk

July 14th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

I was splashing along the edge of the pond trying to stay cheery. The first five minutes had been full of underwater shrieks and mad kicking. If I stayed still and silent, I knew the slimy greenery would tie knots around my ankles and pull me under. Because that’s what […]

What lurks beneath…

June 28th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

‘First times’ are often very daunting and challenging – and whilst I always have to push myself to do something new and out of my comfort zone I’m always so pleased I did it once the event has passed. So here goes with my first blog about my first open […]

My Happy Place

June 26th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

I’ve only managed 1 swim a week for the past few weeks and nothing at all in the past 5 days. This would normally be a disaster and not jusy because I have the Henley Mile in only 3 weeks (gulp!) but because I’m a confidence swimmer. If I miss […]

Sunday night fever

June 24th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

I have flipped the calendar to July. My late-night bid to organise the universe. This little dog is having second thoughts. So many, in fact, that he wonders if they might be third thoughts. It started as a twinge of panic and then grew, overnight – like to-do lists and […]

Joining the Neoprene Gang

June 10th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

Hello all, Sorry about the delay in posting an update, but life has been very busy and seems to fly by far to quickly!! So after the madness that is the school half term break is now over, and some resemblance of peace has resumed in the Chelton household I’ve […]

Back in the lake

June 5th, 2018 / by / in: Uncategorised / No responses

Well I had completed my first open water swim, well if you could call it a swim on the Saturday. It didn’t go to plan and later that day whilst feeling extremely disappointed with myself I received a wonderful message from my swim teacher Heather from Amanzi Open Water. She […]