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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It has been a while.

It has been a while.
It has been a while.

Back to reality before the summer disappears.   Time has marched on pretty swiftly over the last couple of weeks and LOTS has happened in my life, not a lot of swimming but a lot has gone on. Since the summer started in the northern hemisphere, I have been eagerly and jealously following people on […]

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Jubilee River is Calling.

Jubilee River is Calling.
Jubilee River is Calling.

The call of the River again!!   We are now just under a month away from my next little challenge – OH BUGGER! That means we are just over a month away from the Hippo Hitchup. Where, the Slimhippo will hopefully NOT turn into the runaway bride and agree to be my wife. Best I […]

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2Swim4Life 2017

2Swim4Life 2017
2Swim4Life 2017

A different way to spent 24 hours On so many levels this was a truly enlightening and inspiring swim for swimmer and support folk alike! Going back a while, I noticed the entries to this event had opened and I was discussing doing it as a solo affair. Life got in the way, I was […]

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