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And the nominations for best Foreign Film are ....

Two things happened day that couldn’t have ended my trip better on a better note.

I swam with my London based Vladswim friend, Chris McAnney in the Serpentine , Hyde Park where I swam with James Goins on my first day here. 161 more words

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Dodgy Dealer's, Night Sailing, God bothering, and Dog Hotels


The Wild West of art dealing

My current sabbatical, enforced to a degree by a situation beyond  my control, means I have more time to read up on art dealing history, a proper rogues gallery it is too. 1,389 more words


Swimmer Training In Baltimore Hopes To Make History

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Three Americans hope to make history by becoming the first trio of siblings to swim across the English Channel at the same time. 416 more words


Hi , I live , I write !

It’s a little over two weeks now since my swim , and I am well and truly rested and relaxed. Thanks to all my readers, family , friends and donors. 269 more words

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July 24th, 1883

This is a maelstrom.

Indeed the very definition of such, as it’s the whirlpool at the base of Niagara Falls. It’s where Captain Matthew Webb tragically died on this day, July 24th, 1883. 493 more words

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Sask. teen swims English Channel raising money for juvenile diabetes

REGINA – Seventy years after a soldier from Saskatchewan joked about swimming the English Channel, his teenage granddaughter has actually done it.

Her successful attempt was also a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Canada. 718 more words