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Swimming, 24th January 2022

Well, I wimped out yesterday as for some reason I was feeling very tired, but I couldn’t do that two days in a row. The pool was not at all warm today. I really hope they get the new boilers … Continue reading

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Swimming, 20th January 2022

Well, today was a complete disaster. I was pushing as hard as I could, but over 50m I was about three seconds off the pace. I wonder if yesterday’s poor performance wasn’t all about the beer and perhaps I’m actually … Continue reading

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Swimming, 19th January 2022

I didn’t get to swim on Sunday because bookings were closed down due to the pool boilers failing, and then on Monday I was helping out at a school swimming gala so didn’t have time to swim either, which meant … Continue reading

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Swimming, 13th January 2022

I’ve commented before on how some days you feel that it’s going to be a good session and get out of the pool feeling as though you’ve failed to perform whereas others you’re really not into it but things turn … Continue reading

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Swimming, 12th January 2022

Very quiet in the pool today. I was the only person booked into the fast lane. It’s always pleasant when there are no more than two swimmers in the lane, as we can take a lane line each rather than … Continue reading

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Swimming, 10th January 2022

Good news! The pool was open again today. Although they weren’t sure it would be at first. Not so good news: apparently one of the heating boilers has died and the other failed yesterday, though fortunately only because of consumable … Continue reading

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Swimming, 9th January 2022

A sign of the times, I guess… I was actually in the car and turning it around to leave to swim when the sports centre phoned to let me know that the pool was closed due to lack of lifeguards … Continue reading

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Swimming, 6th January 2022

I have to admit that I really wasn’t feeling keen on swimming today. It may just be a reaction to the Covid booster that I had on Tuesday, but I was feeling quite tired. It never feels as bad as … Continue reading

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Swimming, 5th Jan 2022

First swim of the new year, and not entirely to my surprise the pool was unusually busy. Past years suggest that it will have all calmed down again by the end of the month 🙂 I wasn’t expecting too much … Continue reading

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Swimming, 29th December 2021

My last swim of the year today, and it did not go well 🙁 Not because I’ve over-indulged during the course of the last week (though I shan’t be denying that if accused), but the pool was just way to … Continue reading

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