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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

Employees take time out to support National Paralympic Day

Employees take time out to support National Paralympic Day

A team of volunteers from global snack provider, Mondelēz International, have given up their time to support… 369 more words


Feeding My Craving

Within the past year, I’ve been obsessed with fitness swimming. Besides being extremely great exercise, swimming just makes me feel calm and peaceful. Since I’ve been in London, of course, I haven’t been swimming at all. 195 more words

Study Abroad

2012 Olympic Park - three years on

Another grand day out! This time for lunch in Stratford and a wander round the park built for the 2012 London Olympics, now known as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 287 more words

My Walks

London’s Olympic Park: A Sign of Hope

It doesn’t seem very long ago that I was researching for material to include in my book The Making of the British Landscape. I well remember walking through Birkenhead Park, the modern world’s first urban park (1847) intended for the use of townspeople. 1,229 more words


Fit For Christmas Day 18

One of the obstacles I haven’t mentioned so far in this blog series is injuries. The reason why I hadn’t mentioned them is because I hadn’t really thought about them, mainly due to the fact that I don’t often suffer significant injuries. 594 more words

Fit For Christmas

Free swimming lessons for disabled children at the London Aquatics Centre

Level Water is offering free swimming lessons for disabled children. These lessons are for primary-aged children with a physical disability or sensory impairment. We do not currently work with children who have learning, social or behavioural difficulties. 80 more words