Where Fresh Meets Salt

I had a brief dip here last week and had to batter my way through foliage that was head high.  It is a spot I made my own 2 years ago, swimming frequently in preparation for the annual River Dart 10km Event.  It is ideal.  A heavy fallen tree branch provides a hideaway from prying…

Summer Solstice

100 swims has experienced a lull in recent weeks in no small part because the weather has changed from warm and still to blowy and wet.  Sticking with that theme, last night was more mid-winter than mid-summer. The forecast was however that the day would improve, good news, as I spotted 6 months ago that…

Grey morning with a light rain.

Shoalstone Sea Pool is open for the summer season and I imagine that the last 2 weeks with glorious sunshine coinciding with the short school mid-term holiday it has been packed.  At 7:30 in the morning however, with grey clouds slowly lifting, but not giving up their supremacy without a final dash of rain, the story is…