Archive for the ‘Picnic swims’ Category

Dreaming of being a sea gypsy

Posted by: wildswimmers on July 18, 2016

Indian summer swim-picnic at Scotnish

Posted by: wildswimmers on September 21, 2014

Short swim-trek to Starfish Bay

Posted by: wildswimmers on September 5, 2013

Visit to Easdale Pools

Posted by: wildswimmers on May 31, 2013

A day by the seaside

Posted by: wildswimmers on May 26, 2013

Dreamy day at Oronsay by The Swift Swimmer

Posted by: wildswimmers on September 30, 2012

Final swim of the season for the Swift Swimmer

Posted by: wildswimmers on September 26, 2012

Green water in Starfish Bay

Posted by: wildswimmers on July 20, 2012

Caravan holiday swims

Posted by: wildswimmers on June 8, 2012

First picnic in “Olivia”

Posted by: wildswimmers on April 28, 2012

Scotland's Nature

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Art & Design by Nancy Farmer, all of a watery nature


ann an lochan, aibhnichean is a mhuir. found in lochs, rivers and the sea.

Out of my brains

My brain tumour, the NHS and me

Confessions of a Readaholic

Book Reviews | IAuhor nterviews | EST 2013


''So swimming is a rite of passage, a crossing of boundaries: the line of the shore, the bank of the river, the edge of the pond, the surface itself.'' R. Deakin

Yaara Lahav

This site is about my new Anglo-Israeli, yet-to-be-published novel, Night Swimming in the Jordan. It's also about both night and day swimming in the seas and rivers of Devon, England, where I have lived for 25 years.

Hello Hygge

Finding hygge everywhere

Mrs Baker's Bowels

and other ramblings from a rural District Nurse


the fresh and salty diary of a westcountry wild swimmer

Art by Nancy Farmer

paintings & drawings; fairies, monsters, swimmers & cats; real & imaginary; people and beasties...


The scatterbrained construction of a happy wee house...

Wild Swimming News

Wild swimming or outdoor swimming in rivers, lakes, lidos and sea is a sport that is regaining popularity in the UK. This page highlights news items that illustrate the popularity and growth of wild swimming as well as comparing attitudes in the UK with those aboard.

At home in the Hebrides

Carving out a life in a wild corner.

Wild Highlander Swims

A swimming adventure log

Wild Swimming Books by Sophie Pierce and Matt Newbury

Wild Swimming Walks: Dartmoor and South Devon, and Beyond the Beach: the secret wild swims of Torbay

Shoreditch Bakes

Cakes, Baking, Triathlon and Cycling