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Waterlog author Roger Deakin, the father of wild swimming, in a wild pond with his book lying on the bank

Waterlog: A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain – by Roger Deakin

“Waterlog – A Swimmer’s Journey Through Britain” is the captivating, introspective account of BBC film-maker and environmentalist Roger Deakin’s novel and hugely inspirational journey through the seas, pools, and waterways of Great Britain. Published in…

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Silhouette of man swimming in the sea beside a pier at dusk with flocks of birds in the sunset

Waterlog: A short film about anxiety and wild swimming

As a person with anxiety who found peace in the water, this short film by Ben Cox about writer Joe Minihane and his battle with anxiety really hit a note with me. Joe discovers that…

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The cover of Bonnie Tsui Why We Swim

Bonnie Tsui Why We Swim. Why I swim. Water and love.

Bonnie Tsui Why We Swim made me reflect on my own relationships with swimming and water. A review of sorts… The Otter Family Rides Some of my earliest memories are of swimming. I have been…

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