A lot of lengths: Swimming the Swoosh

Today I need to swim 200 lengths of a pool. Hang on, you will say, no one needs to swim 200 lengths of a swimming pool. That’s your choice, surely. A mad choice, a crazy choice, but a choice nonetheless. If you are thinking this, then I concede that you may have a point. Yes,…

The Bridge: the story behind a Dartmoor view

Here’s a new blog post fresh from my Recycled Words site. Last time in the Journal, I spent a few moments talking about the story behind one of my photographs – one of the daily photos I’m taking as part of my Something Wild challenge on instagram. And that got me thinking, there are stories…

Ness Beach, Shaldon, beach, Devon coast

Getting back in the water

Hello! It has been a while. How are you? Have you had a great few months? Let’s see, when did we speak last? August, it was. Back in the summer of, if not ’69, then 2016. At that point I was just about to be made redundant. I was gearing up for the next exciting…