Posted by: wildswimmers | September 14, 2015

Colonsay Swimming Idyll

We’ve had a terribly wet “summer” so far and I set off for my little swimming holiday fearing the worst.  Most unexpectedly it was sunny every day for a week!  I swam and swam in pristine blue waters, cycled madly around the island and ate tons of cake (my flat in Colonsay House was close to a cottage where cakes were sold 24/7 out of the porch!!!).  It’s possible to walk from Colonsay to Oronsay at certain low tides.  Craftily, I swam across at high tide, leaving the landlubbers behind, and thus had the whole island to myself, which was indeed idyllic. I had a lot of fun taking photos with my new Olympus Tough TG-850 waterproof camera, from which you can see the beautiful scenery, which words really cannot describe.


  1. Wow!
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  2. Lovely.

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  3. Really tremendous photographs….every one of them is fabulous:)


  4. We did have a fine week, didn’t we? 🙂 I was in Cumbria and it was gorgeous. Beautiful photos! Especially love the stuff with the red blobs on 😀


  5. Beautiful!!!!


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