We checked into our hotel about 10:15 last night and the kids were asleep by 11. I thought that would mean we’d get a lie-in this morning but they were up early and demanding attention,[…]
When I got in the pool today, I realised it had been a long time since I was last swimming, and I worried that I would have forgotten everything. Luckily, I started fifteen minutes early,[…]
It’s been a long long time since I last went to Swish for a lesson. Actually, come to think of it the last time I went (after a long absence) I pulled my neck swimming[…]
I took the girls swimming this afternoon, which I havent done for ages. Destroyer was in the inside pool with me and La Serpiente in the outside pool, which meant Destroyer kept swimming over to[…]
It feels like it was a very long time since my last swimming lesson: three weeks have passed (although I did have that abortive splash around the hotel pool in KL). As I’ve been doing[…]
After work today, I went to the swimming pool on the roof of my hotel and tried to do a few laps, like my swimming coach told me to. It’s strange to think that in[…]
After a night of booze and playing Settlers of Catan, I was never going to be in good shape in the morning. But I’d arranged to pick up a bottle of gin from a friend[…]
I look rather shocked in this photo, but perhaps that’s because I’m amazed that I’ve swum several lengths of the pool doing breaststroke, the culmination of weeks of effort.
I wandered out of the swimming lesson today, greeted by the glorious smell of barbecuing meat. All is well in the world. Even my breaststroke is somewhat improved.
For today’s lesson, I did a few laps of freestyle and then concentrated on my breaststroke. Things went better than last week: I (mostly) remembered how to kick, although I’m still struggling to sync up[…]