Posted by: wildswimmers | March 18, 2012

First frosty sunny swim of 2012

Oh the joy of waking up to a clear blue sky and sunshine and a soft white frost covering the ground!  Daisy and I rose early and walked over to Carsaig, the only sounds being the twinkly twitterings of the little birds, the pheasants and cocks crowing and the doves calling.  A slight wind was stirring, but the still green icy water was very inviting.  I tied Daisy up and waded in, took a deep breath and launched myself into the chilly but perfect water.  Feeling the sun on my face as I swam was blissful.  Daisy stayed calm and I kept quite close to the pier and didn’t stay in too long.  Getting dressed in the sun was truly wonderful and very welcome.  We sat on the pier for a wee while sunning ourselves and thinking ahead to months of springy and summery weather and lots of lots of swimming!


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