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The one that didn't get away

I suppose I've never really got the idea of a holiday by the sea. The coast is where you go to travel somewhere else so a holiday at a seaside town is the vacation equivalent of spending a week in a flghtless airport terminal or silent and rusting disused railway siding. 394 more words

Looking At Views

Arrived in Dover!!!

Guys!  We are really, for real here!  And really for real going to swim the English Channel!  Still no word on when just yet, but I will be talking to my boat captain later tonight. 106 more words


The swimming costume team sheet

Some of my many costumes were recently told that they would be making the cut for the journey across the English Channel & back.  These are the ones that have made the team sheet, they still won’t know till the day which will be getting wet as the shorter time it takes us the longer some will remain on the bench but they are all happy about being given the opportunity.


A Few Facts...

About 1926.  That’s the year my daddy was born.  Today is the 30th anniversary of his death.  I thought it would be interesting to find out what the world was like when he was born, when he was in school, when he married and when he died. 427 more words

Random Acts Of Life

Monday Morning Haiku #27 -- Estuary

Holiday season
Whole coastline sparkles silver
Pebbles deter hordes


Road Trip!

As we left a sleeping campsite behind and headed towards Dover, the stresses and strains of the last three months – an international move and corporate harassment – seeped away. 272 more words