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RIP Dame Zaha Hadid

Dame Zaha Hadid was one of the most talented architects of our time – and it’s with heartfelt poignancy that we now write ‘was’. The British-Iraqi died suddenly of a heart attack yesterday in Miami, aged 65, while  being treated for bronchitis in hospital. 290 more words


Swimathon 2016


It was a bit weird – but nice – having a leisurely breakfast then strolling over to the DLR in my civvies, to head to Stratford for my… 1,112 more words

Social Swimming

Just over a week to go until Swimathon 2016! Oh, my!

Last week, I decided I should get some practice in at the Aquatics Centre, since that’s where I’ll be taking on my 5k. 403 more words

Lane Love (or Hate)!

When you’re training hard for Swimathon, you get to spend many an hour carving up and down a lane. You also develop a very strong sense of the rights and wrongs of lane etiquette. 629 more words