Summer is good so far

Summer is good so far
Summer is good so far

Jubilee Swim done! The summer seems to be going really quickly this year, and it seems like yesterday that I was poised and writing about an interesting summer of wallowing ahead. A lot has happened and again I push the boundaries and again seem to come up with the goods. With all the training early […]

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Summer in Full swing

Summer in Full swing
Summer in Full swing

The Summer is here.   May is nearly over and for many across the country, their open water journeys are just beginning. For others, they have been at it for a few months. Many have been eagerly watching the mercury like a hawk, either for the temperatures of the lakes to climb sufficiently for them […]

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Guildford 12 – it’s a wrap.

Guildford 12 – it’s a wrap.
Guildford 12 – it’s a wrap.

The start to the season went well. FOR THOSE WHO JUST WANT TO LEARN ABOUT THE GUILDFORD 12 SWIM RATHER THAN MY PERSONAL EXPEREINCE PLEASE SCROLL TO THE END! It is not often that I am galvinised into writing blogs so close together but after a great day, yes, it was Type 2 Fun (Fun […]

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Roll on the season

Roll on the season
Roll on the season

Summer is coming………..Sometime!! This weekend swimmers in the UK look forward to getting into the water to do some meaningful distance. The start of the season is nearly upon us and many swimmers across the land are relishing the moment that they can ditch the pool training and get into some open water, after hours […]

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Swimming and Tech. Is it worth it?

Swimming and Tech. Is it worth it?
Swimming and Tech. Is it worth it?

Moving into the 21st century.   Having finally arrived in the 21st century with my new tech, it got me thinking about the benefits of it? Yes there are many but I am also of the opinion that sometimes too Much is not necessarily better. What follows is by no means scientific or based on […]

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2018 has arrived

2018 has arrived
2018 has arrived

What type of year is it going to be? It has been a while since I have written a blog, mainly because I feel that I have nothing to offer anyone but this year is a special one and there are a few events that have gotten me to write this blog. Some that I […]

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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe

One Extrordinary week. I have held off writing this until the dust has settled a little bit. I do not normally get involved with Politics but this could not go past without at least a passing view. As a member of the vast Diaspora of Zimbabwe who live in far flung countries – away from […]

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Hever castle 5km

Hever castle 5km
Hever castle 5km

First open water swim at Hever castle This weekend took me to Hever Castle. Nestled in the glorious countryside of Kent (known as the Garden of Britain – A name well earned), it has been host to the Hever Castle Triathlon for 9 years and is a weekend event with disciplines for all the family. […]

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Inaugural Long Reach swim

Inaugural Long Reach swim
Inaugural Long Reach swim

Jewel in the Country Rather than bother everyone with my personal experiences, I will separate this blog into two sections. As this is the first time that this swim has been done, I feel a part dedicated to the swim would be useful. Then, if you are not bored, you can read about my personal […]

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Switching distances

Switching distances
Switching distances

Thames Marathon weekend. Well, the weekend has come and gone and on Sunday I took part in the 14km Thames marathon. It was an idyllic little swim down the Thames from Henley-upon-Thames to Marlow, taking in the beautiful scenery, starting in the county of Oxfordshire and finishing in the county of Buckinghamshire. As we swimmers […]

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