Monthly Archives: May 2011

I dont like Mondays!

After a tough weekend in Dover – WHO ON EARTH would set the alarm on a bank holiday Monday at 04:15 and go training??? Well, that’s what Sarah and I did and todays set with Jacqui Marshalls squad, in a … Continue reading

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Defining the good days…

What can I blog about Saturday the 28th and Sunday 29th of May… As my very good friend Chris Wood from Aus says…  You need days like this to define the good days!  

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Who Needs an Endless Pool

I awoke this morning to grey skies and strong winds, not the day to be on schedule for a 4 hour swim, but hang on a moment, if it’s cold, wet and windy, then Freda will have changed her mind, I … Continue reading

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Me and my big mouth!

Back in Dover today, another day of blue skies, warm sun and little wind. I’m looking forward to what I have heard will be just one swim, my guess is 3 hours! After chatting and changing we gather around to … Continue reading

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What difference does 5 seconds make?

Now this is not a smutty joke about the actress and the bishop and neither is it reference to my driving habits.  It is referring to the fact that Thursday’s swim training was when I pushed the reps of 100m swims from 1min … Continue reading

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Back to Dover…

Early morning rise again on Saturday and headed down M40, M25 and M20 down to…  wait for it… The beautiful calm, mill-pond like, waters of Dover. Having made good time, I had a chat for a bit with Freda and … Continue reading

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12th May

Good session this morning… Warm-up followed by two lots of 20 x 100m on 1.45 With the warm-up, short technique drills, easy sessions in the middle and the cool down, I needed the full 1h 45mins though to complete…

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