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Finding your Ikigai Apparently it is now "known" that working for longer may help you live longer. This may not sound all that appealing, but staying in the workplace for just one year more than another retired and healthy counterpart has been shown to be associated with an 11% lower... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Spring is here. Lots of things going on . People turning their minds to new things to do. Swimming is a great way to spend the first of September. The water was 18.1 and clear as clear can be. Yes there are baby jimbles thinking about reproducing somewhere but they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Arriving for a swim with the dashboard showing 9 degrees, and seeing the water temperature may not seem something to feel cheerful about but it is. And I am a grumpy old person. The sea was calm and clear. And it was John Schaeffer's 60th birthday. Happy birthday - what... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Every generation has its own lingo and it is a matter that fascinates me. It means to be "self-aware, questioning the dominant paradigm and striving for something better." We are all WOKE because we are swimming. And if we were not, on the old paradigm[;] the temp would have us... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2017 at Pacific Jules
The date has been set for the badge ceremony - 19 Sept so all you need to do is get the swims in If you are not a badge collector then the swim is its own reward. The other people who came along today to enjoy the swim, potential badge[s],... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Also Paul Every has been clocking up loads of kms because he is swimming between the two main Japanese islands but today Sue Marinan knocked him off the Furthest Swim spot todayUNSTOPPABLE
I like those arty water shots. I am curious to know how you do such a great blog with 4 bloggers. You must be master collaborators. Very clear cool waters!
You are so busy because you get things done and done well. Thanks for great blog
It occurs to me what a global life we lead. I encounter at the swim lots of people who are from different parts of the world or who travel to different parts of the world. I have also recently very much enjoyed reading about Brendan Maher's swim of the English... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Pacific Jules
We-llness. I like that. Gorgeous photos of swimmers with sun. Thanks
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2017 on 24/07/17 - The Difference is We. at Pacific Jules
Just imagine. Julie Isbill has earned the Triple Crown - English Channel, Catalina Channel and the 20 bridges 46 km swim. As well as Rottnest laps etc. wow!
I support that hope!
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2017 on Saturday Vibes 22 July 2017 at Pacific Jules
I hope I am blogging on the day of Paul's swim because with all the comments on Michael Teys' massive achievement, I have so many comments listed on my blog. So thanks Michael for donating to Lifeline out of your swim and also getting my more comments than ever before!!
Recently the TV show Utopia started. It is so like my work that I can't watch or if I do watch, it makes me cry rather than laugh. It is almost like I fell asleep on the bus and talked about my day at work and the scriptwriter was taking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Splendid blog! Photos are above and beyond. Congratulations to Emma on 500 km. What a tunnel of celebration!
Congratulations to Pauline F for being swimmer of the day!
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2017 on Tick that box.... at Pacific Jules
Happy Friday. Happy end of financial year. WWW - possibly the most recognised acronym in the world - yes winter without a wetsuit or winter with a wetsuit ! I have also heard other versions of what the acronym stands for too but these are the main ones. And here... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Best sign off photo ever.
Super blog.
One way and another I have spent a lot of time in the waiting rooms of doctors and dentists and day surgeries recently and have read up big on all relevant celebrity gossip incl on the wrong bold and beautiful anniversary. Leaving the science articles on DNA and genes. What... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Best 1000km tunnel shot ever. Congratulations Jason. Lovely cuttlefish pics.
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2017 on 18/06/2017 Walk to the point ! at Pacific Jules
Happy birthday Cecelia! Jason hits 1000 km tomorrow. Good luck Michael with 8 hours swimming. It will be dark.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2017 on The stillness of winter at Pacific Jules
I love your work Lisa. And glad you are all back