1. go tri


    23/05/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    I did it!

    Mrs Ape reports: NYE 2015/6 the Ape and I sit down to write our annual sheet of things we’d like …
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  2. I love Tooting


    19/05/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    Humming Chris Stanton’s catchy Formby-esque tune, I stroll down the leafy lane up the side of Tooting Bec Lido, about to …
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  3. training

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    12/05/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    Ape at Fishcombe

    I have a target of 350k swum between early January and the end of June. In early July I’m, hopefully, …
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  4. Shag Rock

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    09/04/2016 by Carl Reynolds

     Low, low tide. Ride across the fronds. Wands of watery welcome. Come to me. Swim round me. Embrace the swell, …
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  5. Lustleigh Cleave


    08/04/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    hut circle

    Evocative names abound around here. Turning left at Bovey Tracey, we go up the hill toward Trendlebere Down. Park above …
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  6. Sugary Cove

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    03/04/2016 by Carl Reynolds


    We spent a while trying to find out why it was called Sugary Cove. None of the signs assuaged our curiosity; …
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  7. more from the Moor

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    01/04/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    The next day was another stunna – blue sky, sun shining. We decided to return and walk a few other …
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