Tag Archives: Channel Swimming

Sketch Note

I was interviewed by Tough Girl last year following my channel swim.  This year she produced this sketch note which is great summary of my swim  Take a look. Advertisements

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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question

Like many aspiring Channel swimmers (& those whom already hold the grand title of being a Channel swimmer) I find myself always being asked questions about what it entails.  We often spend time laughing at some of the questions we … Continue reading

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How things change!

As I drove back from Dover this Saturday and the sun came out I drove past lots of people basking the in the sun, with BBQ smells filtering into the car & observing pub gardens overspilling.  I got home slumped on … Continue reading

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A road trip ‘up North’ (whilst we wait)

We were told last week that we wouldn’t be doing our relay over the weekend so on Friday a group of us descended upon ‘The Lakes’ to complete the length of Coniston – a 5.25 mile swim being organised by … Continue reading

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Any news?

This seems to be the most popular phrase that friends, family, work colleagues and work clients greet me with these days.  Our slot was 9th-16th August and as I write this it is now 26th August, we have been waiting quite … Continue reading

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And the waiting continues

And we wait some more. Our slot is due to close on the 16th and our pilot has told us that it is highly unlikely that we will be going before then.  So what does this mean?  It doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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I’ve only gone and bloomin done it!

  As seems to be the ‘norm’ these days I headed down to Dover for another weekend of swimming but had decided to stay down this weekend to see if I could get a swim in on Sunday.  I had … Continue reading

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Small step for man, giant swim for Lisa

After a 4km swim in Tooting Bec on Friday I took Saturday off to attend my amazing friend Elaine’s memorial service, it was a year ago that we lost her and as many of you know I am dedicating my … Continue reading

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Training – It’s been varied and testing

Training has been very varied over the last few weeks but the great thing is I haven’t had to resort to an indoor pool yet.  Work has been busy so I have been trying to fit it in around which … Continue reading

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