Gullane beach is one of my favourite wild swimming locations, but horizontal rain and an icy north-easterly wind made this November swim an extremely challenging encounter … until I got in and started playing in the waves.
Crystal clear water and vivid, tropical colours above and below the surface, Here’s my wee guide to all the various places you can wild swim on the Isle of Iona.
A stunning week’s holiday with family at Achnacloich House in Argyll meant hello to a few swimming opportunities, and a very special farewell.
New Year Resolutions for my wild swimming. More of it being the main one, in places such as Harris, Loch Lomond, East Lothian and Iona.
Radio interview at Wardie Bay by BBC Radio Scotland ahead of the annual New Year’s Loony Dook.
Wardie Bay, Edinburgh After a couple of years of living in Edinburgh, I’ve finally got my head in gear and swum at my local venue,
It was the coldest swim this season, by a whole degree or so. Not as cripplingly cold as Durness in Easter, nor icy Portobello in
So Mrs C and I have been swimming regularly at Portobello since June last year, even making monthly swims throughout last winter. As November looms
So I’ve started filming myself and Mrs C before and after swimming in the sea at Portobello in Edinburgh. The first one was little more than a