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As she approaches her final two miles, Lesley shares her swimming journey – illustrated above, by her seven-year-old daughter. “You’re doing what?!?!?!”…those were the words of my husband when I told him my latest brainwave to swim the equivalent of the English Channel, in a swimming pool, on my own, for 22 long miles, getting…

I’ve done it! It’s time to hang up my #Swim22 hat as I swam the last 80 lengths to complete the challenge on 22 May. There was a point when I really thought I wouldn’t finish in time. I’d just got back from holiday in Sri Lanka and was very behind schedule. The sea had…

Monday, 13 March: A swimming pool, Taunton I’m ploughing up and down the same pool as my colleague Gemma has chosen for her share of our office Swim 22 challenge. Sadly, I don’t seem to get the same male attention as her. This could be because I’m not wearing my glasses and steamed up goggles…