Feeling My Age

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As mentioned in an earlier post about Wild Swimming, my wife is a member of the South London Swimming Club at Tooting Bec Lido. whose wintertime activities appear – to the casual observer – to be plain barking mad. Namely open air swimming in water just below 5C.

However in this gorgeous new video shot by a ridiculously fit SLSC member called Jonathan Cowie, his own dolphin-like grace and the beauty of the setting makes the whole ritual look truly graceful and enticing. It seems almost tempting to have a go. Almost.

But then you remember thay on some days SLSC members have to break the ice before they can even get into the water for goodness sake… Fit and graceful or not, these people are crazy.

To be continued…

A Winter Window

November 24, 2011 Feeling My Age Comments

Top Shop winter window display, Upper Regent Street, London

Enjoy The Elements: slogan in the Top Shop winter window display on Upper Regent Street, London.

Just the thing to cheer up those late night shoppers milling around Oxford Circus…