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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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Beautiful Scilly

Two years ago I remember seeing a friends Facebook post about a new swimming challenge which was being held in the Isle of Scilly, it looked amazing and I added it to my ever expanding swimming bucket list.  I was … Continue reading

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The Big Escape

As part of our honeymoon Tom had surprised me by booking us in for the Sharkfest Alcatraz swim.  The email arrived into my inbox telling me I had booked onto the Alcatraz swim just days after a great white had … Continue reading

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Crossing the Strait

Back in April Kerry and I flew to Spain to attempt to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar and I have been meaning to write it up since then… however, planning my wedding, being made redundant, going on honeymoon and … Continue reading

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The Day I swam from England to France

On Friday 14th August I had just sat down for dinner when I got a text from my pilot Eddie saying ‘Can you swim this coming week’, this was the third time Eddie had asked if I had wanted to … Continue reading

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And we are back!

On the 25th July Paul and I flew over to Zurich to swim the prestigious Lake Zurich race.  Paul & I had entered the year before but not got a space so we were over the moon when we found … 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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2 Saturday’s, 9 Pools & 9km

The last two Saturday’s I had decided to try and push myself and my back to see how it would take some further distance than the 2.5km I have been doing.  However, to try and make it fun and break it … Continue reading

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2015 – What will it bring?

So it is 2015 and as I thought about what resolutions I might make I decided that perhaps given the year that lays ahead I should just focus on that instead of trying to give something up. Over the last … Continue reading

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WE DID IT – To France & back in a day (well almost)

On Friday morning my alarm rang at 4am, it had felt only minutes that I had been sleeping after finally getting into bed at 12.30 after packing, preparing food and ensuring I had everything I needed – I also got … Continue reading

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