Category Archives: Swimming

Proud Mummy Day

At the same time as acknowledging the desire for my little one to grow up and be free to choose to be whoever she wants to be, there’s always a part of me that gets more than a little pleased … Continue reading

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A simple swim – next attempt

Well, I’m sure you’ve all been dying to know what happened next! Was that the end of my quest for exercise? Will I now stick to writing and only writing, and never leave the house again? Well, the minute I … Continue reading

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Just going for a simple swim – or so I thought…

Something that happened to me a short while ago… Since glorious motherhood, swimming hasn’t quite been the regular sporting hobby it once was. I just don’t get that many opportunities to go. But, I had decided that enough excuses had … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location – The Lido

The film is set in a lido. If the life of the ordinary council pool is in danger, then the world of the lido definitely is. There are a dwindling number of these beautiful old pools left. When chatting to … Continue reading

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Writing The Swimmer – part 2

When I initially set out on this project, I was writing a film about the frustrations faced by the humble swimmer, simply wanting to use the local leisure facilities for the purpose of swimming. But since then, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Writing The Swimmer

I have comical memories of the swimming pool in my home town in the north. It always seemed like the last thing anyone was able to do there was swim. Sessions for pure unadulterated swimming were pushed to the edge … Continue reading

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