Chasing Roger’s pool

Some years ago I stumbled across a book by Roger Deakin (who was a writer, passionate enviromentalist and documentary maker) called Waterlog. It charts his travels round the British Isles seeking out and swimming in all sorts of locations and has subsequently become a revered tome in the wild swimming community. The book rekindled my … Continue reading Chasing Roger’s pool


A tremendous week of wild swimming

It was my tumpty tumpth birthday last week, so we decided to have a few nights away (our first opportunity to do this on our own for quite some time) and stayed at Ravenglass on the Western edges of the Lake District. We were blessed with the most spectacular weather (Sunny, cold & breezy but … Continue reading A tremendous week of wild swimming