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Swim22

Tweet Oui, it’s true (sort of). Not quite clambering up onto the beaches of Calais, but the combined efforts of Esther (9), Martha (7), Mishkin (5, a negligible contributor who would’t even wear his Swim22 hat), Dad and Mum (age undisclosed), we have completed our 22 miles, 1,416 lengths of swimming and our fundraising target…

Tweet Before you think I have gone all self-satisfied and blasé about swimming the Channel… au contraire (see how I am getting more Gallic as we close in on the French coast?), here at Diabetes UK HQ we have put on our baker’s aprons for the Great British Swim22 Bake Off Cake Sale. It doesn’t take…

So, this was the week the wheels, or should that be water wings, fell off. Much like the initial weeks you join a gym, newbie enthusiasm can sometimes give way to mid-term inertia. Welcome to my world. With the wife and kids on holiday in France for Easter, yours truly descended into a spiral of what…